Fir Tree Partners announced the appointment of Zain Koita as director in the firm’s private real estate group, effective January 1, 2013.
In his new position, Koita will be responsible for sourcing and managing private commercial real estate investments across all of Fir Tree’s funds. Specifically, he will be seeking new opportunities nationally for joint venture and preferred equity investments as well as mezzanine and bridge loans.
Koita was previously a director in the real estate private equity group at Angelo, Gordon & Co. Prior to that, he worked as a development associate for The Related Companies in Chicago. -PR Newswire