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Blackstone bosses on the broad concept of disruption

When you are the world’s biggest manager and raiser of institutional capital for private real estate, your prognostications on the asset class tend to be heard. And so it proved at PERE’s Asia Summit in Hong Kong last week where Blackstone’s real estate co-heads Ken Caplan and Kathleen McCarthy joined PEI’s Real Estate Group senior […]

JLL rounds out its global fund advisory team – Exclusive

The real estate services firm has hired two new directors from Lazard and Shelter Rock for its senior leadership team in the Americas.

Norway’s intrepid investor

Karsten Kallevig, head of unlisted real estate at Norges Bank and PERE’s latest lifetime achievement award winner, has built a career on taking unexpected turns.

LaSalle taps Karen Brennan as next European CEO

Karen Brennan has been named the next chief executive for LaSalle Investment Management’s European business. A 20-year veteran at the Chicago-based investment firm, Brennan will succeed Simon Marrison, who has helmed LaSalle’s European operation for the past 12 years. Starting June 30, she will oversee 233 employees in London, Paris, Munich, Amsterdam, Prague, Madrid, Luxembourg […]

Real estate lender pay: how do their pay packets measure up?

Executive search firm Sousou Partners has exclusively shared with Real Estate Capital a comprehensive pay scale of the commercial property debt industry.

Carlyle’s Schwarzschild on five ways to get ahead

Sarah Schwarzschild, partner and co-head of Metropolitan, Carlyle’s real estate multi-manager platform, has become a private real estate role model for her professional progression while growing a family. She shares thoughts on how she made it happen.

Tackling next-generation compensation

With most managers employing European waterfalls, the challenge has been to retain younger employees while getting investor buy-in.

Money where the management is

The remuneration gap between acquisition and asset management executives in private real estate is narrowing. But whether that is a function of the market cycle is debatable.

Hodes Weill expands M&A advisory business – Exclusive

The firm aims to grow its strategic advisory business, including M&A advisory, to account for more than 40% of its total activity over the next three to four years.

Europe’s property debt hiring trends in three charts

Debt funds drove hiring activity across the European real estate debt market in 2018, research from Paragon Search Partners shows.

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