Jeffrey G. Dishner

Jeffrey G. Dishner

Jeffrey G. Dishner has been a director of the Company since its inception in 2009. He serves as an Executive Vice President of SPT Management, LLC, our manager and an affiliate of the Company (the “Manager”), a position he has held since August 2009. He is also a Senior Managing Director and the Global Head of Real Estate Acquisitions of Starwood Capital Group Global, L.P., a privately-held global investment management firm and an affiliate of the Company (“Starwood Capital Group”), a position he has held since March 2009. Mr. Dishner is additionally a member of the Executive and Investment Committees of Starwood Capital Group. Prior to joining Starwood Capital Group in 1994, Mr. Dishner worked in the Commercial Mortgage Finance Group of J.P. Morgan & Co., where he focused on whole-loan dispositions and securitizations for various thrift institutions from 1993 to 1994. Prior to J.P. Morgan & Co., Mr. Dishner was a member of the Acquisitions Group at JMB Realty Corporation from 1987 to 1991. Mr. Dishner received a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth College.


We believe that Mr. Dishner should serve as a member of the Board of Directors because Mr. Dishner’s experience in the commercial real estate markets enables him to provide important perspectives on the Company’s investments and the current state of the global commercial real estate markets.