NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. (“Cerberus”), a global leader in alternative investing, today announced that Michael Keough has joined as a Managing Director to lead capital raising and investor partnerships in the Western United States for the Firm’s Real Estate platform.
“We’ve built trusted relationships with our investors across North America over the past three decades and look forward to deepening those partnerships with Mike’s leadership,” said Lee Millstein, President of Cerberus Global Investments and Global Head of Real Estate. “The opportunities we are seeing play to the strengths of our multi-strategy real estate platform. We’ll continue to leverage our experience, infrastructure, and operational capabilities to create an edge for our investors.”
Mr. Keough commented: “Cerberus’ real estate platform has an incredible reputation. Institutional investors seek partners with tenured teams and proven experience investing across market cycles. Cerberus’ disciplined approach coupled with its asset management expertise has made it a trusted partner for nearly 30 years. I’m excited to join this world-class franchise and support our great relationships.”
Mr. Keough brings more than 20 years of experience in capital fundraising roles, including across various real estate strategies. He was most recently a Partner at Headlands Capital, where he led business development and investor relations and assisted in the origination of secondary market transactions. From 2015 to 2021, Mr. Keough was a Managing Director at DWS (formerly Deutsche Asset Management/RREEF), where he served most recently as Head of the Core Institutional Client Group. Earlier in his career, he held senior positions at Goldman Sachs Asset Management as well as Invesco, where he managed fundraising from public fund clients across the Western United States.
Grant Berlin, Global Head of Real Estate Fundraising for Cerberus, added: “We’re thrilled to welcome Mike to Cerberus and further strengthen our connectivity with investors in the Western United States. His sector knowledge, regional familiarity, and decades of experience will support our platform’s continued growth.”
Since 1993, Cerberus has been a leading investor in real estate and real estate-related assets. The Firm is one of the largest and most experienced investors in non-performing loan portfolios, partnering with top financial institutions around the world. Cerberus’ real estate platform manages approximately $13 billion of real estate-related assets supported by a team of more than 150 professionals across the Firm located in the United States, Europe, Asia, South America, the Middle East, and Australia.
Founded in 1992, Cerberus is a global leader in alternative investing with approximately $60 billion in assets across complementary credit, private equity, and real estate strategies. We invest across the capital structure where our integrated investment platforms and proprietary operating capabilities create an edge to improve performance and drive long-term value. Our tenured teams have experience working collaboratively across asset classes, sectors, and geographies to seek strong risk-adjusted returns for our investors. For more information about our people and platforms, visit us at www.cerberus.com.