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Safe Harbor Equity, a credit manager, specializing in the purchase of Distressed Commercial Real Estate Debt hired Neal Howe

Safe Harbor Equity Hires Neal Howe as Senior Director

Safe Harbor Equity, a credit manager, specializing in the purchase of Distressed Commercial Real Estate Debt, has expanded its team with the hiring of Neal Howe. Howe joins the firm as a Senior Director, Business Development. 

Howe’s hiring coincides with the launch of Safe Harbor Equity’s 4th Distressed CRE Debt Fund on June 1. Howe brings in-depth knowledge of the institutional investor community, having spent more than 30 years in critical leadership roles with such notable firms as Schroder Ventures, Lazard, Merrill Lynch and Barclays.

“At Safe Harbor Equity, I will be utilizing my experience to provide institutional investors with additional sources of alpha and diversification,” Howe said.  

“Neal brings a tremendous amount of firepower to our team and will assist Safe Harbor Equity in providing best-in-class financial advice to our clients,” added Rafael Serrano, Founder and CIO of Safe Harbor Equity. 


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Angela Noote is a native of Northern California and graduated from Chico State with a degree in public relations. After college she moved to the Central Coast and worked first in ad sales then in editorial, eventually spending more than a decade as a print reporter and editor. She detoured into design work at a printer/publisher, and with a partner eventually opened a boutique full-service marketing agency. Moving into corporate communications, she built and managed several successful marketing teams in the hospitality, financial services, and nonprofit industries. Most recently she was an internal comms manager in the tech sector. After a long stint spent in Georgia (Go Dawgs), she moved to Baton Rouge, LA and has written for clients in the financial, luxury imports, higher ed, commercial cleaning, and medical equipment industries. Her son is a media arts major at the University of South Carolina, and her husband owns a comedy theater in Baton Rouge, where you can often find Angi teaching improv classes, leading corporate training events, or doing an occasional stand up set.

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