Managing Director, Head of Originations
Daniel E. Katz a Managing Director and Head of Originations, based in Los Angeles. Mr. Katz is responsible for the identification and evaluation of new real estate investments in the United States and oversight of the BrightSpire investment management team.
Previously, Mr. Katz served as a Managing Director, Investment Management at Colony Capital, Inc. until April 2021. Prior to joining a predecessor of the Colony Capital business in 2014, Mr. Katz was a First Vice President at OneWest Bank where he was responsible for loan originations. Previously, Mr. Katz held investment positions at Barclays Capital, Och-Ziff and Blackstone.
Mr. Katz received a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School and his Bachelor of Science from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated summa cum laude.