John Brady Joins Oaktree Capital Management as Head of Real Estate
John Brady has joined Oaktree Capital Management, LLC as a Managing Director and head of Oaktree's global real estate group.
Brady joins Oaktree from Colony Capital, a highly-respected international real estate investment firm, where he was most recently a Principal responsible for leading Colony's North American acquisitions.
commented: 'This is a unique opportunity for me to assume leadership of a strong existing real estate group and to further build upon Oaktree's
extensive global investment platform.' Noting that Oaktree
manages over USD 40 billion in capital in 16 different investment strategies, Brady
said: 'I am particularly excited to have the opportunity to access the expertise of Oaktree's
other investment disciplines, such as distressed debt and private equity, in our real estate investing activities.
In addition to significant overseas experience, having launched Colony's expansion into Asia in 1997, John
has been responsible for a large number of real estate-related restructurings, portfolio acquisitions, corporate acquisitions and development transactions, including Colony's recent USD 5.5 billion acquisition of Fairmont Hotels and Resorts and merger with Raffles Hotels and Resorts.
I know John
will be a great asset to Oaktree.'
Brady began his career with Colony in 1991 and is a graduate of Dartmouth College and the UCLA Anderson School of Management.