Zane Beadles is a Vice President at Mercatus Partners where he assists with the sourcing, evaluating, underwriting and execution oversight on the firm’s acquisition and development opportunities and is actively involved in the procurement of debt and equity financing for various projects. Zane started his real estate investing career as a limited partner in various private investment vehicles with projects totaling over $555M in realized value and an average internal rate of return (IRR) of more than 30%. This provides Zane an experienced perspective leading to the understanding of what Mercatus Partners’ clients want and need from their private real estate holdings and to communicate the opportunities Mercatus Partners can provide for them.
Prior to joining Mercatus, Zane concluded a nine-year career playing Offensive Line in the NFL. During his athletic career, he founded a non-profit organization supporting the journey of kids and their families through life-threatening medical experiences, where he managed a board of directors and team of volunteers. Zane was twice selected as his team’s Walter Payton Man of the Year award nominee given each year to the man representing the NFL’s commitment to philanthropy and community impact. He was also selected to a pro bowl in 2013 and competed in Super Bowl XLVIII.
Zane graduated from the University of Utah with a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and earned an MBA from Indiana University, Kelley School of Business.
Zane believes ‘Dad’ is the coolest thing he’s ever been and spends as much time with his wife and three young children as possible. He also enjoys skiing, golfing, fishing, travelling, learning, and living a healthy lifestyle.