Aaron Breeden joined HUTTON during the first quarter of 2019 and now serves as Executive Vice President, Head of Capital Markets. In this role, Aaron will lead HUTTON’s efforts in sourcing lending solutions, arranging and structuring joint venture activities, and assisting with strategic, long-term planning at HUTTON. As a native Tennessean, he attended Sewanee: The University of the South, where he graduated with a BA, Summa Cum Laude, and played varsity basketball. He finished his education at the University of Miami College of Law. Beginning his career, he was a member of Wells Fargo’s Special Situations Group in Tampa, FL during the Wachovia Bank merger and integration, a strategically oriented group charged with working through problem/non-strategic loans acquired when Wells Fargo purchased Wachovia Bank. Aaron returned to Tennessee, starting the Nashville office of the Commercial Real Estate lending group. He worked on arranging nearly $1 billion in new loans, while strategically growing several new relationships (including HUTTON). In 2015, Aaron made his next big move to Nicol Investment Company as the Director of Acquisitions, Dispositions, and Finance. There, Aaron was charged with leading Nicol’s growth efforts where he spearheaded all acquisition, finance and disposition activities for the firm; including, their development efforts and joint venture development partnerships during his time with Nicol, his overall transaction volume totaled more than $250 million. Since joining HUTTON in 2019, Aaron and his team have deals in the works valued at more than $80 million. Aaron enjoys hiking, biking, rock climbing and skiing with his wife Maggie and son Jace. With such an extensive background and diverse list of interests, Aaron is a powerful asset to HUTTON.