Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, Credit
Alexander Zabik has over 28 years of experience in the commercial real estate investment and debt capital markets sectors, focused on sourcing and managing high-yield and value-add real estate debt products. Alexander’s CRE debt transaction experience has spanned both the United States and Europe. His track record consists of over $4.5 billion of investments in over 167 separate transactions secured by all commercial real estate property types.
Alexander began his private equity investment career as a Managing Director of the BlackRock, Inc. Real Estate Debt Group. During his BlackRock tenure, he was responsible for the development and growth of the high-yield commercial real estate debt business where he originated and managed approximately $4 billion of investments including bridge loans, mezzanine loans, B-notes and preferred equity for all high-yield commercial debt vehicles. Alexander co-founded Carbon Capital, Inc., the firm’s first private equity mezzanine debt fund and its successor fund, Carbon Capital II where he served as portfolio manager and raised capital from institutional clients and pension funds.
Prior to BlackRock, Alexander’s commercial real estate experience included serving as advisor and underwriter on over $15 billion of performing and non-performing commercial mortgage securitization transactions for the RTC and as a senior member of the Structured Finance Group at Fitch Investors Service, Inc.
Alexander is a member of the Urban Land Institute, Pension Real Estate Association and the Real Estate Lenders Association. Alexander received a B.A. degree from Boston University and an M.B.A. in Finance from Babson College.