Sam Alavi Named Among CRE Finance Council’s 2024 “20 Under 40”

June 07, 2024

Paul Hastings Real Estate partner Sam Alavi has been named among CRE Finance Council’s (CREFC) 2024 “20 Under 40.”

Mr. Alavi is noted for regularly advising some of the world’s largest private equity funds, sovereign wealth funds, and other investment platforms on a wide variety of real estate-related transactions, including development, acquisition/disposition, finance, and joint venture transactions in major markets across the U.S.

Mr. Alavi has been instrumental in advising non-U.S. entities in their major investments in the U.S. real property market, including with regard to the sovereign wealth funds of the Emirate of Dubai and the State of Qatar, along with institutional Korean and Chinese insurance companies. In addition, Mr. Alavi is the Executive Director of the US-GCC Development Council, which focuses on enhanced integration and commercial relations between the United States and the nations that form the Gulf Cooperation Council, particularly in the areas of private equity and asset management.

The annual CREFC “20 Under 40” list recognizes the achievements of outstanding young commercial real estate finance professionals who are reshaping the industry with their ideas and innovation. These professionals structure transactions that finance affordable housing, advise dispositions, work with different aspects of structured finance, fund developments, and mentor younger colleagues.

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