Mr. Zdolshek has over 39 years experience as a real estate Advisor, Investment Banker, and Principal in various real estate investments.
As an Advisor to one of the largest real estate consulting companies in the United States, Mr. Zdolshek was involved in underwriting and investment of over $8.0 billion of real estate globally. As a Managing Director and Principal of Brown Gibbons, Lang and Company (“BGL”) he was responsible for the Real Estate and Structured Finance Group. At BGL he represented an Investor Group as Principal in the purchase of over $1.0 billion of distressed and defaulted Japanese Bank Debt on properties in the Hawaiian Islands. Mr. Zdolshek also represented the Board of Directors for a publicly held REIT in its sale to Equity Residential (sym: “EQR”) for approximately US$750 million. Prior to joining BGL, he was the Senior Managing Director of McDonald and Company Real Estate and Structured Finance Group. There he was Chairman of the Firm’s Commitment Committee and Member of its Equity and Investment Committee. Mr. Zdolshek’s Group was responsible for providing investment banking and advisory services to 14 Companies for their Initial Public Offering, representing over $10.0 billion in real estate as a Senior Co-Manager. His group also executed over $5.0 billion in real estate capital markets transactions representing various private placements and other debt and equity real estate transactions. He started his career as an Auditor with Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co and has a B.A. in Finance from the University of Cincinnati.