Moody Exchange

About Moody Exchange

Since 1996, our parent company, Moody National Companies has financed, developed, and managed over $2.1 Billion in commercial real estate. Additionally, Moody has facilitated the closing of over 2,000 1031 exchange investors comprised of over $700 Million of equity into its assortment of syndicated 1031 offerings.

Over $2.1 Billion

in commercial
real estate Managed

Over 2,000

1031 exchange investor
Closings Facilitated

Over $700 Million

 of equity into syndicated
1031 offerings

It is out of this deep well of experience, that Moody Exchange has been established to serve the real estate investor through the 1031 process. Furthermore, Moody Exchange clients have access to a team of deeply experienced QI closing and legal experts to ensure a smooth and successful exchange.

By leveraging its back office QI team, Moody Exchange devotes its focus to a real estate savvy, consultation approach to its facilitation of Qualified Intermediary services.

We know our clients have had success with real estate investing decisions to experience capital gains in the first place. It is our job to serve the exchange client through the replacement process to continue the success.

Our Team:

Logan Lee


Upon joining Moody National Companies in 2005, Mr. Lee helped to form the Investor Services team and served as the Director where he closed over $500 million in 1031 transactions. He later transitioned to Vice President of Investments, a role that involved in the structuring and distribution of syndications for Moody National’s various equity programs. As a result of his efforts, Moody National Companies has syndicated over $2.1 Billion of real estate investment products. Mr. Lee holds a Master of Arts in Leadership, Theology, & Society from Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia as well as a BA in Business Administration from Baylor University. He currently holds FINRA Series 7, 63, and 79 licenses. He resides in San Diego, California with his wife, Kara, his daughter, Lydia, and his sons, Levi and Lukas.

Mary Smith


Ms. Smith serves as General Counsel for Moody National Companies and is responsible for overseeing all legal matters. Prior to joining Moody National Companies in June 2007, Ms. Smith was an attorney at Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps LLP, where she specialized in corporate financing and securities transactions with an emphasis on the representation of sponsors in private placements and real estate syndications, including limited partnerships, limited liability companies, Delaware statutory trusts, and tenant-in-common interests. Ms. Smith has acted as securities counsel in over $2 billion of real estate syndications including office buildings, retail centers, shopping malls, apartment buildings, assisted living facilities and hotels. Ms. Smith holds a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Political Science, summa cum laude, from the University of Southern California and a Juris Doctorate from the University of California, Berkeley (Boalt Hall). Ms. Smith was previously the President of Moody Securities, LLC and held Series 7, 24 and 63 licenses with FINRA.