Responsible for property Acquisitions, sales, and financing. Mr. Cochran began his real estate career in the Investment Banking Group of Jones Lang LaSalle, where his responsibilities included asset disposition as well as property underwriting, financial modeling, and due diligence.
Mr. Cochran formed Insula Companies in 2009 to acquire multi-family properties in the Southeast. The firm has since acquired approximately 4,500 units valued at $225 Million. The firm now owns and or manages more than 3,300 units in two states.
The firm’s strategy is to acquire B/C class, garden style, value-add communities requiring cosmetic or substantial rehab as well as underperforming properties which may have management induced problems.
Mr. Cochran holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Ohio State University as well as an MBA from the University of Florida. Mr. Cochran also holds a Florida Real Estate Broker’s License and is an active member in the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO).