Paladin Realty has hired Lisa Colacurcio as managing director. She will primarily focus on business development and investor relations.
Anthony Yabut has also joined the company as a vice president. He will focus on tax and regulatory matters for the firm's institutional funds.
Colacurcio has 20 years of international real estate experience. She previously served with UBS Wealth Management Real Estate Asia where she developed an investment platform topping $2 billion in major commercial assets. Before that she held positions with Jardine Fleming Asia and Banque Paribas in Europe. She holds bachelor's and Master's degrees from Cornell University, and received her MBA from Wharton Business School.
Yabut was previously a senior accountant at The Rockefeller Company, where he focused on tax compliance and accounting. He also worked at Deloitte & Touche LLP. He is a certified public accountant (CPA) in the state of New York and New Jersey, and earned his bachelor's degree in accounting from New York University.
"We’re very fortunate to have such strong professionals as part of our team," said James R. Worms, Chairman and CEO of Paladin Realty. "Lisa joins the firm at an opportune time, with the recent closing of our fourth Latin America fund. Her global investment experience and network will help propel our current momentum and enhance the depth of our team. Anthony has played a key role over the years in helping the firm navigate the complex tax regimes in the seven countries Paladin has invested in since 1998."
Paladin Realty is a leading real estate fund manager that focuses on Latin America. Founded in 1995, Paladin has invested in the planned development of over 25,000 residential and commercial properties.