Leste Group Appoints Joshua Patinkin as Managing Director of U.S. Real Estate
Global independent alternative investment manager Leste Group has appointed Joshua Patinkin as managing director of U.S. real estate. In his new role, Patinkin will be based in Miami.
Patinkin will focus on expanding Leste Group’s U.S. real estate investment platform as well as manage Leste’s existing U.S. real-estate portfolio, including nearly $1 billion in investments and co-investments that Leste led or participated in, across multifamily, single family homes for rent, hospitality and healthcare sectors. Over his 15-year career Patinkin has been involved in the structuring of over $10 billion in real estate deals, investing across the capital stack and in a variety of asset types.
“This is an exciting time for Leste Group as we see significant opportunities in the U.S. to invest capital across new asset types and geographies, and we are proud to partner with Josh given his extensive network and U.S. investment experience,” said Stephan de Sabrit, Managing Partner at Leste Group. “Josh’s deep financing expertise, entrepreneurialism, the relationships he has cultivated and his enthusiasm for real estate make him a dynamic leader and a tremendous fit for our firm as we position capital in the U.S. and drive performance for all our stakeholders.”
David Cohen is Southeast Editorial Director at Connect Commercial Real Estate. David is a media veteran with more than 10 years of experience in journalism, copywriting and communications across a variety of roles. He is responsible for covering commercial real estate news and trends in the Southeast, Florida, Washington D.C. and Boston at Connect CRE as well as specializing in the Student Housing sector.
Prior to joining Connect, David was the editor of Northeast Real Estate Business magazine and Student Housing Business magazine at France Media as well as spending time freelancing for ESPN and the Associated Press in the fast-paced field of live sports event production. He is also an owner and investor in multifamily real estate in Atlanta, GA.
David currently resides in Atlanta and graduated from the College of Communication & Information at the University of Tennessee Knoxville.