Asset Management

Christopher Caltabiano

30 September 2022

Christopher Caltabiano is a Senior Vice President at Northwood Investors and is responsible for overseeing asset management activities, developing and executing investment strategies for a portfolio of Office and Mixed-Use Assets located across the US.

Prior to joining Northwood, Mr. Caltabiano was a Senior Vice President at Shorenstein Properties and was responsible for overseeing construction, leasing and operations on a trophy caliber office property portfolio located along the East Coast. Prior to Shorenstein, Mr. Caltabiano served as a Vice President at AIG Global Real Estate, and as associate for Rockwood Real Estate Advisors, and as an analyst and consultant at Bloomberg Financial Markets.

Mr. Caltabiano graduated from St. John’s University with a B.S., and from NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate with an M.S. He is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate and a frequent lecturer on real estate, corporate finance, valuation and risk management at the universities and conferences. His research on these subjects has been published in the Real Estate Review.

Richard Strachan

4 August 2020

Richard Strachan is a Senior Vice President at Northwood Investors and is responsible for asset management of the Fund’s European investments. He has been responsible for evaluating equity and debt investment opportunities for the Fund.

Prior to joining Northwood Investors, Mr. Strachan worked at U.S. law firm, Sidley Austin, on complex restructuring, insolvency and M&A transactions.

Mr. Strachan received a Bachelor of Commerce and Postgraduate law degree from the University of Johannesburg.

Sophie Kramer

24 July 2020

Sophie Kramer is a Senior Vice President at Northwood Investors and has responsibility for European asset management and works closely with the asset managers in France and Italy.

Prior to joining Northwood Investors, Mrs. Kramer was a Senior Director at TIAA-CREF/Nuveen, a global Investment Manager. During her time at TIAA CREF, Mrs. Kramer was asset managing a portfolio of $1.5 billion of assets in the UK and Europe. Previously, Mrs. Kramer held the role of Assistant Fund Manager at Rockspring PIM/Patrizia and the role of Asset Manager and analyst at AIG Global Real Estate Investment. She started her career at AXA REIM.

Mrs. Kramer studied Architecture in Paris Belleville and Edinburgh College of Art, and she also received her Masters in Real Estate from ESSEC Business School.

Olivier Marguin

23 January 2019

Olivier Marguin is a Managing Director at Northwood Investors and is responsible for asset management of the Fund’s European investments.

Prior to joining Northwood, Mr. Marguin worked for Beacon Capital Partners in Paris. He led the asset management of their French office portfolio, which totaled $2.2 billion in value. Before that, he led the asset management of the office and mixed-use portfolio at Hammerson France and was a member of their French Board of Directors. He also had several brokerage roles at Insignia Bourdais in Paris.

Mr. Marguin graduated from Institut Supérieur de Gestion in Paris.

James Geskey

23 January 2019

Jim Geskey is a Managing Director of Northwood Investors and is responsible for asset management of the Fund’s investments.

Prior to joining Northwood Investors, Mr. Geskey was a Vice President at Black Creek Group. Mr. Geskey also has experience as a Regional Asset Manager with RPAI responsible for portfolio strategy of the Eastern Region of the REIT’s portfolio and was a leader of the Institutional Team in the Real Estate Capital Markets group with LaSalle Bank National Association.

Mr. Geskey has an M.B.A. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a B.S. in Finance and Management Information Systems from Miami University.