Ward joined ICG as director of investor relations in 2002 and has been a principal since 2005. He is also a principal in Avenue5 Residential, ICG’s affiliated management company. Previously he spent 10 years at Seattle-Northwest Securities where he served as vice president of Institutional Sales on the bond-trading desk selling fixed-income securities to institutional investors and also as an investment banker for bond-financed real estate projects. Earlier in his career he worked for Honeywell’s Buildings Group in Chicago. He has a Bachelor of Arts in English from Tulane University.
During his tenure as ICG’s director of investor relations Ward has worked with investors to raise more than $150 million in equity for approximately $500 million in apartment project acquisitions.