Douglas M. Weill
is a Founder and Co-Managing Partner of Hodes Weill & Associates, a leading global capital advisory firm focused on real estate, infrastructure, and other real assets with offices in New York, Denver, London, Amsterdam, and Hong Kong. Mr. Weill is responsible for the origination of new business, project management of client mandates and oversight of the operations of the firm. He is member of the firm’s Operating Committee. Mr. Weill has approximately 30 years of experience in the real estate industry as a consultant, advisor, and investment banker, specializing since 2000 on the real estate investment and fund management industry. Mr. Weill has advised on institutional private placements for over 125 real estate private equity funds, raising in excess of $40 billion of capital.
Previously, Mr. Weill was a Managing Director at Credit Suisse, based in New York. Mr. Weill joined Credit Suisse First Boston in November 2000 when the firm merged with Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette (DLJ).
Mr. Weill co-founded Credit Suisse’s Real Estate Private Fund Group (REPFG) in 2000 at DLJ. From 2000 through February 2009, Mr. Weill co-led the business, with the responsibility for the strategic oversight and management of REPFG.
Mr. Weill joined DLJ in 1997 from Paine Webber Incorporated where he was a Vice President in the Real Estate Investment Banking Group. Prior to this, he was with Kidder, Peabody & Co., which Paine Webber acquired in 1995. Prior to joining Kidder Peabody, Mr. Weill was with Kenneth Leventhal & Co., where he was a Senior Real Estate Consultant specializing in portfolio valuations, business and strategic planning, workouts, and bankruptcies. Prior to Kenneth Leventhal & Co., Mr. Weill was an Associate at Hospitality Valuation Services, where he focused on hotel valuations and feasibility studies.
Mr. Weill received a BS in Hotel Administration from Cornell University. Mr. Weill serves as a member of the Advisory Board of Cornell University’s Baker Program in Real Estate; a member of the board and Vice President of the Cornell Real Estate Council; and a member of the Advisory Board of the Cornell Program in Infrastructure Policy.