GREENWICH, Conn., Aug. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Starwood Retail Partners ("SRP"), the retail operating platform formed by Starwood Capital Group, today announced that it has named Angela Aman Chief Financial Officer, effective August 10, 2015. Ms. Aman brings more than a decade of experience as a financial executive to her newly created position, including having spent the last four years as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Retail Properties of America, Inc.
"We are very excited to add an executive of Angela's caliber to our strong management team as we continue to grow Starwood Retail Partners into the premier owner and manager of regional malls and lifestyle centers in the United States," said Scott Wolstein, CEO of Starwood Retail Partners. "Angela's expertise overseeing all financial aspects of multi-billion portfolios will be extremely valuable as we look to manage and expand our growing portfolio of assets, which now total more than $7 billion in properties under management."
Ms. Aman's responsibilities at Starwood Retail Partners will include strategic planning, implementing and management of all accounting and financial functions, as well as investor relations and partner reporting.
While at Retail Properties of America, Inc. Ms. Aman acted as the senior finance executive for the $6 billion publicly traded company, where she helped oversee the company's initial public offering and subsequent capital raises, and was responsible for all aspects of accounting, finance, capital markets, and information technology.
Ms. Aman said: "I am thrilled to accept the role as the new Chief Financial Officer of Starwood Retail Partners, which is an opportunistic company with great financial growth potential. I look forward to working with an experienced executive management team and offering my depth of knowledge and experience to continue to identify the most strategic, long-term opportunities for the company."
Prior to Retail Properties of America, Inc. Ms. Aman served as Vice President and Portfolio Manager at RREEF and began her career as an analyst and associate in the Investment Banking Group at Deutsche Bank Securities. Ms. Aman holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from The Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania and holds memberships in the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT) and International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).
About Starwood Retail Partners
Starwood Retail Partners ("SRP") is a retail real estate platform that acquires, redevelops, manages and repositions retail real estate assets in order to enhance property cash flow and create long-term value for its capital partners. Formed by Starwood Capital Group, the global private real estate investment firm, and its affiliates, SRP seeks to capitalize on opportunities in the ever-changing retail landscape through a unique combination of talent, experience and execution capabilities in the regional mall, lifestyle, and power center sectors. SRP brings hands on experience in management, leasing and redevelopment to each of its investments, leaving it positioned to acquire, manage, reposition and re-develop market dominant shopping centers into the one-stop shopping destinations of the future.
SOURCE Starwood Retail Partners