C. Shane Buckner, CFA

Managing Partner
Shane has more than 19 years of professional real estate and investment experience. Since forming NorthState, Shane has been involved in the acquisition and development of numerous real estate projects, including single - family development, home - building, multifamily, retail, and office projects. Prior to forming NorthState, Shane was Vice President and Senior Investment Analyst for Wells Capital Management, the asset management division of Wells Fargo, where he was responsible for the analysis and selection of various fixed income investments in the real estate sector, including Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), Home Building, and Construction and Building Materials & Products. Prior responsibilities include the ongoing analysis and selection of investments in various industries , which included analyzing and valuing the underlying real estate of publicly traded companies in the evaluation and selection of potential buyout candidates, participating in structured financing deals secured by real estate leases, and analyzing publicly traded real estate services companies. Shane’s investment opinions have been cited in The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, Bloomberg News, Dow Jones Newswires, as well as other publications. Shane holds a BS in Finance from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation, and is a licensed commercial real estate broker. Shane is a member of the CFA North Carolina Society and a member of the CFA Institute.