Our people

The skill, dedication, vision and creativity of our people drives our success.

Investcorp develops, retains and attracts talented people of many nationalities, and provides a distinctive culture in which they can thrive and excel. We promote an entrepreneurial environment and a partnership mindset.

We employ dedicated, client-focused individuals with the ability to make the right connections to the right deals on behalf of clients.

Real estate investment

  • Affan Ahmed

    Affan Ahmed

    New York

    Affan Ahmed

    Affan Ahmed

    New York

    Associate, Real Estate Investment

    Affan Ahmed joined Investcorp in 2015 from DTZ in Baltimore, Maryland where he was a Financial Analyst. Prior to that, he worked at both Wilkes Artis, Chartered and the George Washington Endowment Fund in Washington D.C.

    Affan obtained his Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance from George Washington University.

  • Russell Arco

    Russell Arco

    New York

    Russell Arco

    Russell Arco

    New York

    Vice President, Real Estate Investment

    Russell Arco joined Investcorp in 2013 from Jones Lang LaSalle, where he worked as an Associate for the Capital Markets Group since 2011. Previously, he spent two years as a Financial Analyst at Rosin & Associates providing commercial real estate valuation advisory and consulting services.

    Russell holds a BA in Communication Studies from The University of Michigan.

  • Ryan Bassett

    Ryan Bassett

    New York

    Ryan Bassett

    Ryan Bassett

    New York

    Principal, Real Estate Investment

    Ryan Bassett joined Investcorp in 2007 from CB Richard Ellis Inc., where he had worked as a senior associate in the Institutional Investment Properties Group since 2003. Previously, he worked at Fisher Investments as a senior account executive in the Private Client Group.

    Ryan holds a BA in Business from the University of Denver with a concentration in Finance and Marketing.

  • Alexander Bennett

    Alexander Bennett

    New York

    Alexander Bennett

    Alexander Bennett

    New York

    Associate, Real Estate

    Alexander was a Real Estate Analyst within the Acquisitions & Asset Management, Commercial Mortgages team with TIAA (TH Real Estate). Prior to that, Alexander was an Investment Banking Summer Analyst within the Financial Institutions Group with Macquarie Capital.

    Alexander holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial and Labor Relations and a Minor in Real Estate and Business from Cornell University. 

  • Jesse Brundige

    Jesse Brundige

    New York

    Jesse Brundige

    Jesse Brundige

    New York

    Vice President, Real Estate Investment

    Jesse Brundige joined Investcorp in 2013 from Normandy Real Estate Partners where he spent three years as an Associate. Previously, he spent three years at Broadway Partners.

    Jesse holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Washington and Lee University.

  • Pierre De La Rochefoucauld

    Pierre De La Rochefoucauld

    London

    Pierre De La Rochefoucauld

    Pierre De La Rochefoucauld

    London

    Vice President, Real Estate Investment – Europe

    Pierre joined Investcorp in 2016 from Real Estate Private Equity firm Catalyst Capital where he spent four years as an Associate Director in the UK investment team. He started his career at Citi in the European Real Estate Private Equity group, followed by two years at AEW Europe.

    Pierre holds an MSc in Management from HEC Paris.

  • Jonathan Dracos

    Jonathan Dracos

    New York

    Jonathan Dracos

    Jonathan Dracos

    New York

    Head of Real Estate Investment

    Jonathan Dracos is the Head of Real Estate Investment at Investcorp, leading investment teams in North America and Europe. He is a member of the Firm’s Operating Committee and he serves on the Risk Committee and the Financial & Risk Management Committee.

    Jonathan joined Investcorp in 1995 and he was appointed Head of Real Estate Investment in 2009. During his time at Investcorp, he has led the growth of the Real Estate business to be a consistent leader among foreign real estate investors.

    Real Estate assets under management have nearly doubled in the last three years. Investcorp has regularly been the largest Private Gulf real estate investor in the United States and has been a top foreign real estate investor in the United States for the last ten years.

    Jonathan has also led an expansion in products and geography. Investcorp real estate is now actively investing in Europe with a strong growth mandate for that business. Investcorp also has established an investing business in larger, more institutional assets known as “Club” investing. Additional institutional products are under development.

    Before Investcorp, Jonathan was on the Executive Committee of the $1.2 billion George Soros Quantum Realty Fund, where he was Head of Disposition and Asset Management. He also previously served as a Senior Vice President for Jones Lang Wootton Realty Advisors, overseeing a $500 million portfolio of real estate assets, and as a real estate lending officer for Chemical Bank.

    Jonathan holds a BA in Economics from Duke University, North Carolina and an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is presently the Co-Chair of Project A.L.S., a member of the NYU Schack School of Real Estate Advisory Board, and on the Columbia University Medical Center Board of Advisors. He is also actively involved in a number of other charities.

  • Neil Hasson

    Neil Hasson

    London

    Neil Hasson

    Neil Hasson

    London

    Managing Director, Real Estate Investment - Europe

    Neil Hasson joined Investcorp in 2016 from Macquarie Group where he was responsible for the firm’s European real estate lending business. Prior to this, Neil spent seven years at Citi Property Investors, where he was Head of Europe and Chief Investment Officer of CPI Capital Partners Europe. He started his career at Goldman, Sachs & Co., followed by four years at Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette where he was a Managing Director.

    Neil holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Cape Town and a MBA from The Warton School, University of Pennsylvania.

  • James Keary

    James Keary

    New York

    James Keary

    James Keary

    New York

    Principal, Real Estate Investment

    Jim joined Investcorp in February 2016. Prior to Investcorp, Jim spent 17 years with Commonfund Realty, a $25B institutional investment firm, and TFO, a $2B global investment manager. Over this time, Jim played an integral role in the real estate portfolios, spearheading asset management efforts, overseeing joint venture partnerships, and leading portfolio management activities for over $2B of real estate investments. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Baruch College, CUNY and a MBA in Finance from Fairfield University.

  • Brian Kelley

    Brian Kelley

    New York

    Brian Kelley

    Brian Kelley

    New York

    Managing Director, Real Estate Investment

    Brian Kelley has been a member of the real estate investment team since 2001. He joined Investcorp from JP Morgan, where he was an associate in the real estate investment group.

    Brian holds a BA from Cornell University, New York with major studies in English Literature and Economics.

  • Tim Kelly

    Tim Kelly

    New York

    Tim Kelly

    Tim Kelly

    New York

    Vice President, Real Estate Investment

    Tim Kelly joined Investcorp in 2013 from Commonfund in Connecticut where he spent seven years as a Director in Asset Management. Previously, he spent time with Horizon Properties LLC and CB Richard Ellis.

    Tim holds an MBA from University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts in Finance from Loyola University of Maryland.

  • Michael Moriarty

    Michael Moriarty

    New York

    Michael Moriarty

    Michael Moriarty

    New York

    Vice President, Real Estate Investment

    Michael Moriarty joined Investcorp in 2012 from Jones Lang LaSalle, where he worked in the Capital Markets Group. Previously, he worked as an associate in the Tenant Representation Group at The Vortex Group in New York.

    Michael holds a BA in Economics from the College of the Holy Cross, Massachusetts and an MBA in Real Estate and Finance from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University, Texas.

  • Heather Mutterperl

    Heather Mutterperl

    New York

    Heather Mutterperl

    Heather Mutterperl

    New York

    Principal

    Heather Mutterperl rejoined Investcorp in 2015 as a Principal. Previously, Heather was a Managing Director at Hudson Realty Capital where she was Head of Investment Management. From 2001 to 2006, Heather was an Asset Manager at Investcorp. From 2007 – 2008 she was a senior member of the Tri-Lyn Investcorp Mezzanine fund. Prior to Investcorp, Heather was an Asset Manager with PaineWebber Real Estate in New York and a Vice President at Clarion Capital.

    Heather holds a BS degree in Facilities Planning and Management from Cornell University and an MBA from the Stern School of Business at New York University.

  • Herbert Myers

    Herbert Myers

    New York

    Herbert Myers

    Herbert Myers

    New York

    Managing Director, Real Estate Investment

    Herbert Myers joined Investcorp in 2000 from J.P. Morgan Asset Management in New York where he spent four years as a vice president in the real estate acquisitions and asset management departments. Previously, he was an associate in real estate investment sales at Eastdil Realty Company and a senior associate in real estate leasing at Peter R Friedman Ltd.

    Herbert holds a BA in Organizational Management from the University of Michigan and an MBA in Real Estate and Finance from Columbia University.

  • Michael O’Brien

    Michael O'Brien

    New York

    Michael O’Brien

    Michael O'Brien

    New York

    Managing Director, Real Estate Investment

    Michael O'Brien joined Investcorp in 2007 from ING Clarion Partners where he had been a director in their New York office for the past 12 years. Michael worked on ING's $200 million development fund, was an assistant portfolio manager for several separate account clients, and ran its CMBS special servicing group. Prior to ING, Michael was at Reichmann International/Quantum Realty Fund and Equitable Real Estate Investment Management.

    Michael holds a BS in Business Administration with a major in Finance from Georgetown University.

  • Dina Treanor

    Dina Treanor

    New York

    Dina Treanor

    Dina Treanor

    New York

    Vice President, Corporate Investment & Real Estate

    Dina Treanor joined  Investcorp in 2015 to help on investment operations and reporting for the Corporate Investment and Real Estate teams. Prior to joining Investcorp, Dina was a Senior Director in the Commercial Mortgage Group at Fitch Ratings. Prior to that Dina worked at Bear Stearns in Lodging Equity Research as well as their Commercial Mortgage Group. 

    Dina has a BA in Mathematics from College of the Holy Cross and an MBA from Columbia Business School.

  • Richard Weiss

    Richard Weiss

    New York

    Richard Weiss

    Richard Weiss

    New York

    Vice President, Real Estate Investment

    Richard Weiss joined Investcorp in 2013 from CB Richard Ellis where he spent two years as a Vice President in the Investment Properties Institutional Group. Previously he spent three years at ING Clarion Partners in Washington, D.C. where he focused on real estate asset management.

    Richard holds a BBA in Finance from the University of Miami, Florida.