Global Real Estate Advisory and Principal Investment Business Adds Real Estate Veteran
Hodes Weill & Associates (“Hodes Weill”), a global advisory and principal investment business focused on the real estate private equity and private funds industry, today announced that Susan Swanezy will be joining the firm as a Partner. Ms. Swanezy was previously a Managing Director and Head of Distribution for Credit Suisse’s Real Estate Investments Group.
“The perspective and expertise Susan has gained from her twenty five years in the real estate industry will be a vital addition to our business as we continue to work with managers, investors and lenders to navigate the issues presented by the current market dislocation,” said Doug Weill, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Hodes Weill. “In addition to her structuring and advisory skills, Susan has a longstanding and extensive network of institutional investor relationships. We are pleased to welcome Susan to the firm.”
“I am excited to continue my professional relationship with David, Doug and the rest of the team at Hodes Weill,” said Ms. Swanezy. “I look forward to participating in the firm’s expansion and believe that, given our collective skills, we will be well-positioned to address the crucial challenges facing real estate investors and fund managers.”
Prior to joining Credit Suisse, Ms. Swanezy focused on client relations and business development at Stockbridge Capital Partners. Previously, Ms. Swanezy was a Partner in Deutsche Bank RREEF’s Client Relations Group, where she worked with institutional investors across a variety of real estate investment strategies. Ms. Swanezy also held senior roles in Deutsche Bank’s real estate arm, DB Real Estate, and played a leading role in the firm’s acquisition of RREEF. Ms. Swanezy began her career as a real estate investment banker, where she gained considerable principal, advisory and restructuring experience. Ms. Swanezy received her BS from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.
About Hodes Weill & Associates
Hodes Weill & Associates is a New York-based independent advisory and principal investment business focused on the real estate private equity and private funds industry on a global basis. Hodes Weill offers independent advisory services to fund managers, limited partners, advisory committees, lenders and other interested parties. In addition, the firm sources and invests capital to assist in the recapitalization and restructuring of fund managers and fund portfolio investments.
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