Trez Capital, a nonbank commercial real estate investor and financier, has hired John L. Creswell as executive managing director and global head of capital raising.
Creswell will be located in the company’s Dallas office and lead its Toronto-based capital raising team, developing and executing the firm’s capital raising strategy across all distribution channels, including institutional, retail, and private wealth, throughout all global markets.
Creswell has over 20 years of experience in global capital raising and investment management. Before joining Trez Capital, Creswell served as executive managing director at Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co. and had global responsibility for capital raising, client service, marketing and investment operations. Earlier in his career, he worked for BNP Paribas Asset Management N.A., Nuveen Investments and Ernst & Young’s real estate practice group.
“With his extensive experience in investment management building and leading strong capital raising teams, John Creswell has a proven track record of success in creating and implementing strategic initiatives to drive capital growth and attract new investors,” said Dean Kirkham, Trez Capital’s co-CEO and president. “John will work closely with the firm’s executive team to develop and execute effective capital raising strategies that align with Trez Capital’s investment objectives and client needs, strengthening investor relationships while fostering new connections.”