The Weiser Center for Real Estate Advisory Board is a group of accomplished and motivated professionals who are passionate about developing the next generation of real estate leaders. Through their support and guidance, the Advisory Board plays a critically important role in positioning the University of Michigan as a leader in real estate education.  

Managing Director, Sovereign Partners

BA ’13

President & CEO, Rose Associates

BA ’89

Senior Vice President, Acquisitions & Capital Markets, Vornado Realty Trust

BBA ’14

Executive Vice President & Principal, Signature Associates

BS & MBA ’84

Principal, Cosmo Real Estate Partners

BA ’09

Head of Investor Relations and Marketing, Castle Lanterra

BA ’00

Real Estate Developer, Investor & Business Builder, Warner Capital LLC

BBA ’02

Co-Managing Partner, Princeton Real Estate Partners

MBA ’16

Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Walton Street Capital

BA ’83

Vice President, Bloomfield Capital

BBA ’08

Owner, Farbman Group/NAI Farbman

BA ’97

Principal, Blackstone

BBA ’17

President & CEO, Equity Residential

BBA ’88

CEO & Co-Founder, Blueprint

BA ’04

Director, SPD Sports, Sterling Project Development

BA ’10, MUP ’13 & Ph.D. ’14

Co-Managing Partner, Broadview Real Estate Partners

MBA ’97

CEO, Bisnow

BBA ’96

Managing Director & Head of Investment Management, Madison Capital

BA ’01

Senior Managing Director, Jones Lang LaSalle

BA ’93

President, Ackman-Ziff Real Estate Group, LLC

Principal, Friedland Properties


Partner, Famco Investments

MBA ’83

Finance and Fund Operations Associate, Citymark Capital

BBA ’18

Senior Managing Director, The Blackstone Group

BBA ’84

Managing Partner, DL3 Realty

BBA ’90

Founder & CEO, Sequel Companies

BBA ’08

Managing Director, Fortress Investment Group

BGS ’93

Managing Partner, Bloomfield Capital

BBA ‘ 96 & MBA ’05

Chief Investment Officer, Greenlaw Partners

BBA ’92

Partner, Beztak

BA ’88

Managing Director, KKR & Co. Inc.

BA ’06

Partner & CEO, Beztak Companies

BA ’00

CEO, Related Companies

BBA ’90

Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Imperium Capital

BA ’00

Managing Director & Real Estate Strategy Lead, KPMG

BA ’06

Chief Operating Officer, Penzance Real Estate

BBA ’97

President, Philips Edison & Company

MBA ’86

Founder & Managing Partner, Camber Creek

BA ’07

Managing Partner, Capitol Seniors Housing

BBA ’85

Chief Financial Officer, Related Companies

BBA ’08

CEO, O’Connor Capital Partners

Managing Director, H.I.G. Capital

Co-Founder & CEO, Tricap Investments

MSE ’00

Managing Director, Investcorp

BA ’90

Acquisitions Manager – Affordable & Workforce Housing, Related Urban

BBA ’17