CBRE announced that Sam Zell has joined the company’s Philadelphia-area offices to serve as senior vice president. In his new role, Zell will partner with the Multifamily Capital Markets team comprised of Spencer Yablon, John McFadden, Robert Miller, Michael Jahnle and Samantha Kupersmith.
A 17-year veteran of private equity-funded acquisitions in institutional-quality real estate investments, Zell specializes in the multifamily sector. Before joining CBRE, he led the charge in creating a high-quality multifamily portfolio in the northeast for Buligo Capital Partners.
Previously, Zell was a tenured transactions professional with Resource Real Estate Inc. in Philadelphia, where he was responsible for acquiring, financing and divesting more than $2 billion in commercial and multifamily assets, collectively.
Zell earned a BA from the University of Pennsylvania, and an MS in Real Estate Finance and an MBA from New York University.