Joe L. Salato

Property Controller | Minneapolis, Minnesota

Joe brings over 20 years of real estate accounting and property management experience to the Davis team. He is responsible for overseeing the Property Management Accounting team and assisting the Director of Accounting with a myriad of financial projects. 

Prior to joining Davis, Joe served as an Accounting Manager with CBRE. In this role he was responsible for full-cycle accounting, analysis and reporting for numerous nationally based real estate clients with retail, industrial and office assets. He mentored many new staff and took great pride in their growth and development. Prior to CBRE, Joe spent 20 years in corporate aviation, primarily with Signature Flight Support. He served in various roles from Base Controller to Business Manager/Property Manager, and was tasked with negotiating office and hangar leases for existing Fortune 100 corporate flight departments, as well as new corporate aviation tenants at the Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport. Joe also holds a US patent and a degree in Business Administration.

In his free time Joe can often be found playing the drums for his band at different venues around the Twin Cities. He also enjoys baseball, fishing, golf and spending time with his friends and family.