Executive Vice President, Head of South Central Region
Mr. Cooper joined the Gladstone Companies at their inception in June 2001 and operates out of our corporate headquarters in McLean, VA. He currently is a Senior Managing Director of Gladstone Commercial Corporation where he is responsible for identifying, underwriting, managing, and servicing much of the firm’s commercial real estate investment projects with a portfolio of approximately $500 million. He is focused on sourcing and executing net leased real estate acquisitions and sale leaseback investments in the Southeast and Texas. Mr. Cooper has over 30 years of experience sourcing acquisitions, underwriting, negotiating and executing lending and commercial transactions and executing asset management plans. Mr. Cooper is a member of the National Association of Industrial Office Properties (NAIOP).
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Cooper served as a Senior Vice President or Principal of Allied Capital Corporation and its affiliate funds from 1986 to 2000. At Allied Capital, Mr. Cooper was responsible for originating all forms of commercial real estate loans and servicing a portfolio of over $300 million in debt instruments and mortgages. During his career, he has negotiated and closed all types of commercial real estate transactions and debt instruments. Mr. Cooper received a BA in Sociology and Anthropology from Washington and Lee University.
Senior Vice President, Southeast Investments
Mr. Wislar joined Gladstone in 2018. He has worked on originating nearly $200MM in new acquisitions since joining Gladstone. Prior to joining Gladstone, he was a Senior Associate with Prudential Global Investment Management Real Estate Finance, where he originated and closed commercial real estate debt on behalf of third-party investors and the corporate balance sheet. Prior to PGIM REF, Mr. Wislar was a Vice President with United Bank where he was responsible for the commercial underwriting group focused on both Commercial Real Estate and Commercial & Industrial debt products. He oversaw the commercial function for United Bank and managed 30 analysts across the Mid-Atlantic. He received a B.S. in Business Administration from Washington & Lee University.
Mr. Dobbins joined the Company in May 2018 as a Senior Analyst and was most recently a Senior Associate, where he focuses on identifying, underwriting, and closing net leased industrial and office investments. He has worked on originating nearly $150MM in new acquisitions since joining Gladstone. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Dobbins was a Senior Credit Analyst at United Bankshares from 2016 to 2018, where he was responsible for underwriting credits, asset quality review, credit due diligence for the bank’s M&A activity and underwriting for the bank’s municipal bond portfolio. Mr. Dobbins earned a BA from the University of Virginia.
Todd Alan McDonald
Mr. McDonald joined Gladstone in September 2019 as a Senior Analyst. He has worked on originating over $82MM in new acquisitions since joining Gladstone and is focused on the Midwest and Northeast markets. Prior to joining Gladstone, he was a Senior Credit Analyst and Commercial Real Estate Team Lead at United Bank. While at United, he underwrote commercial real estate loans for properties in all asset classes. Mr. McDonald also analyzed corporate debt products as a founding member of the bank’s syndicated loan group. He received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Business Administration from Washington and Lee University.