Capital Markets Veteran Joins Greystone as Senior Managing Director
Imran Ahmed has joined Greystone as a senior managing director. In this new role, he will focus on expanding Greystone’s corporate finance activities, including development of global corporate and investment banking, and institutional capital relationships which help to power the firm’s growing asset and investment management capabilities and industry-leading lending platform.
A capital markets and investment strategy veteran, Ahmed was most recently at CBRE Capital Advisors, Inc., the broker-dealer group within CBRE Group. There, he served as an executive managing director.
He was previously co-head of Real Estate at KPMG Corporate Finance, partner and COO at Ranieri Real Estate Partners, and managing director, real estate investment banking and commercial real estate finance at Deutsche Bank Securities.
“Greystone’s growth over the past few years has been unprecedented, and we look forward to leveraging Imran’s expertise,” said Jeffrey Baevsky, head of Greystone’s corporate finance and capital markets group, to whom Ahmed reports.
Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces.
Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and GlobeSt.com at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications.
Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).
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