Paul M. Fried, Executive Managing Director and Head of Equity Capital Markets, is responsible for leading Greystone’s equity capital placement services. Paul’s team advises on structuring creative equity solutions and capital strategies and sources institutional equity on behalf of real estate owners and developers nationwide across all commercial asset classes.
Paul joined GBG from L&L Holding, where he was a Managing Director and head of Equity and Debt Capital Markets. Paul’s experience spans over two decades and numerous economic cycles, providing clients with a unique perspective on successfully managing the equity capital markets. Projects at L&L, alone, encompassed over $4 billion in strategic acquisitions, equity recapitalizations and development projects, such as 425 Park Avenue in Manhattan. Prior to L&L, Paul oversaw the Real Estate Banking and Restructuring Group at Traxi LLC.
Paul was a Director at Deutsche Banc Mortgage Capital and a member of the Investment Committee, and co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of mezzanine lender Allegiance Capital. He was an attorney with Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy.
Paul has a JD from Rutgers (Newark), where he was an Editor of the Law Review, and a BA from Rutgers College (New Brunswick; History) where he was a Henry Rutgers Scholar. He is a Council Member of the Urban Land Institute.