Blanding has more than 10 years of real estate investment management experience ranging across multiple product types and geographies. Formerly, he was a Director of Real Assets for Arlington Family Offices. In his role, Blanding was responsible for investment identification, due diligence and portfolio monitoring with a focus on real estate for the $2 billion multi-family office. Prior to Arlington, he was an Associate at Harbert Management Corp. in their US Real Estate group where he worked from 2005-2011.
Blanding attended Southern Methodist University and received his Bachelor of Arts in Finance and History from the University of Tennessee.