With nearly two decades of experience in commercial real estate, Mr. Klein has significant principal investment experience and extensive expertise representing public and private companies and special committees on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic partnerships, portfolio acquisitions and sales, restructuring transactions, IPOs and strategic alternatives.
Throughout his career, Mr. Klein has been instrumental in completing
more than $30 billion in various types of real estate transactions.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Klein was a Managing Director at Evercore
Partners within the firm’s corporate advisory business focusing on real
estate, gaming and hospitality, where he advised well known firms,
including KBS REIT I and II, Duke Realty Corp., Dubai World Lender
Committee, Westfield America, Iron Mountain, Fibra Uno, Community
Healthcare Trust, Morgan Stanley Real Estate Special Situations Fund
III, and creditors of Centro Properties Group. Earlier in his career,
Mr. Klein held positions with Goldman Sachs and Reckson Associates, a
publicly traded REIT.
Mr. Klein is an active member of Urban Land Institute (ULI), National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT), International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), and the University of Florida’s Bergstrom Center Advisory Board. He graduated from the University of Florida Honors Program, with a Bachelor of Science in Business and he received his M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.