WASHINGTON, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Akridge, a Washington, DC-based real estate investor, developer, and operator, today announced that Rob Kohn will join the firm as a Senior Vice President of Capital Markets. This addition affirms Akridge's continued commitment to establishing investment vehicles that are responsive to the current needs of institutional capital markets.
Mr. Kohn brings extensive expertise in institutional capital markets with more than 11 years of finance and real estate experience. Mr. Kohn will be responsible for managing and cultivating relationships with institutional investors, including programmatic joint ventures, separate accounts, and comingled funds. For the last nine years, Mr. Kohn has raised capital for operating and investment platforms in the United States, Europe, and South America. He was most recently a Partner at Park Madison Partners, a highly regarded New York based real estate placement and advisory firm. Prior to Park Madison, Mr. Kohn was a Partner with Quince Hill Partners where he was responsible for raising institutional capital for real estate investment firms.
"Rob has been on the frontline of successfully raising capital for a variety of real estate organizations", said Matt Klein, Akridge President. "He has developed solid institutional relationships and has built a reputation as a smart, straightforward, and effective capital markets executive. Rob's experience will help to grow our presence as an active investor in the Washington region."
Akridge is a comprehensive real estate services company that provides acquisition, development, construction management, asset management, property management, leasing, and consulting services. Founded in 1974, the company has acquired or developed more than 12 million square feet of commercial space and currently manages four million square feet throughout the DC area. The industry's foremost benchmarking firms, CEL & Associates, and Kingsley Associates, has ranked Akridge as a top performing real estate firm in the country for Client satisfaction. Akridge is committed to sustainable development and practices, and has been recognized as an Energy Star Top Performer and Partner of the Year. The company has also been honored with the National Capital Business Ethics Award, and has been recognized as the Best Place to Work in Greater Washington by the Washington Business Journal. For more information, please visit www.akridge.com.