April 29, 2024

Griffin Capital Welcomes Paul De Martini as Chief Investment Officer

Griffin Capital Company, LLC (“Griffin Capital”), a leading private real estate investment manager, is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul De Martini to serve as Chief Investment Officer. In this capacity, De Martini will oversee the firm’s Development, Acquisitions, Portfolio Management and Asset Management divisions. De Martini will direct investment strategy and execution and serve on the firm’s Investment and Executive Management Committees.

Prior to joining Griffin Capital, Mr. De Martini served as Senior Managing Director at Tishman Speyer, where he was responsible for the company’s operations across the Southern California and Washington D.C. regions. His responsibilities included overseeing acquisitions, dispositions, asset management, and development. He previously worked in investment banking at Merrill Lynch and as a consultant for Andersen Consulting. Mr. De Martini is a member of the Urban Land Institute and currently serves in leadership of its U.S. Product Councils. Mr. De Martini graduated cum laude from UCLA with a B.A. in business economics and received his MBA with honors from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a Palmer Scholar.

“We are thrilled to welcome Paul De Martini to Griffin Capital and view the addition of his significant talents, experience, and leadership skills as additive to our commitment to our stakeholders to be a best-in-class real investment management firm. As the firm continues to grow and as we continue to scale our investment activities, attracting top talent like Paul is imperative,” commented Kevin Shields, Founder and Co-CEO of Griffin Capital Company.

“We embarked on a broad process and were fortunate to add an exceptional leader to our team. Paul has deep experience leading investment teams, is highly regarded in the market and is well-known and well-liked as a thoughtful, strategic, and appropriately hard-charging leader. Paul is creative and bright, with a focus on operational excellence and leadership, and as we continue to scale additional investment solutions, he is the type of talent we want on the team,” added Nick Rosenthal, Co-CEO of Griffin Capital Company.

About Griffin Capital Company

Griffin Capital Company is a leading full-service real estate investment and management company that for nearly three decades has established a reputation for leadership and innovation led by a team of cycle-tested professionals with expertise in acquisitions, investment management, capital markets, financial reporting, legal, development, and construction management. Since 1995 the Firm has owned, managed, sponsored and/or co-sponsored approximately $23 billion in assets1 across a wide range of real estate sectors and investment structures. The Company’s senior executives and employees have co-invested over $300 million in various investment verticals, aligning Griffin Capital’s interest with those of its investors.

  1. Includes estimated total project costs for assets under construction.

Additional information is available at: www.griffincapital.com.

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