• 8 Years at Endeavor

Relevant Experience

As Principal 

  • Nelson is responsible for co-leading Endeavor’s multifamily acquisition and development activities, including site selection, entitlements, design, consultant coordination, construction, project capitalization, and asset management.

Since joining Endeavor 

  • Nelson is currently working on the development of multifamily and mixed-use projects in Austin, Nashville, Dallas Fort Worth, Salt Lake City and Denver totaling 13,000 units and nearly $4 billion in total capitalization, including a large portfolio of “Citizen House” projects, the trademark brand for Endeavor’s Class A attainable housing developments. 


  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Real Estate FinanceSouthern Methodist University, Cox School of Business
  • Bachelor of Arts, Spanish – Southern Methodist University, Dedman College

Professional Involvement

  • Chair of Advisory Council Board at Apartment Life 
  • Member of the Urban Land Institute – Multifamily Silver Product Council (ULI)
  • Member of the Advisory Council for the Real Estate Finance and Investment Center at UT McCombs School of Business (REFIC)
  • Advisory Council Member of the National Multi Housing Council (NMHC)
  • Past Member of Executive Committee and Board of Directors; Past Finance, Membership, and Policy Chair for the Real Estate Council of Austin (RECA)

Community Involvement

  • Former Vice Chairman of Board of Directors; Facilities Chair at Austin Achieve Public Schools, a multi-campus K-12 charter school in East Austin
  • Member of Austin Ridge Bible Church