Senior Vice President
George Smith Partners
Zachary D. Streit has arranged and closed in excess of $1 billion of debt and equity financings for a broad array of real estate transactions. He has significant experience arranging and closing construction, bridge and permanent financing across all commercial property types. Zachary’s clients recognize him for his relentless focus on execution and responsiveness.Zachary is an active member of real estate industry groups and related charities and has a number of professional designations. Affiliations include: Urban Land Institute (ULI), International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), City of Hope’s Los Angeles Real Estate and Construction Association, UCLA’s Real Estate Alumni Group, National Association of Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP), Jewish Federation Real Estate and Construction Group (REC), AIPAC Los Angeles Real Estate Group and Jewish National Fund’s (JNF) Commercial Real Estate Division. Zachary is a Member of the State Bar of California and is also a licensed real estate broker in the State of California.Zachary has more than a decade of real estate experience, including 4 years as a capital advisor and 5 years of experience as a principal lender. Prior professional positions include: Managing Director of Originations for Anchor Loans LP; Vice President of Originations at Colony American Finance, a Colony Capital subsidiary; Founder and President of Streit Lending; and Investment Associate, Aviva Investors’ Global Real Estate Multi-Manager Group.Zachary has a Master of Science in Real Estate Finance from New York University, a Juris Doctorate from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and a Bachelor of the Arts, Summa Cum Laude, in Political Science from Yeshiva University. Zachary remains involved with his alumni associations.Zachary is married to his wonderful wife Skylar and they have one son, Camden Jacob. Zachary enjoys active recreational activities and is an avid runner, tennis player, and skier. He is also a mentor in the Big Brother Big Sisters of America.