Paul Fried’s experience spans investment banking, distressed assets acquisition, workout, recovery, securitization, high-yield structured finance, equity joint ventures, and fundraising. He has handled over $10 billion in distressed assets, loans, and securities.
Paul serves as executive managing director at Greystone Bassuk, a real estate capital intermediary and financial advisor to major developers. Previously, Paul worked with L&L Holding Co, where he led the company’s capital raising activities and was responsible for raising in excess of $2.5 billion of equity across its portfolio. Prior to that, Paul was a principal with AFC Realty Capital, where he originated high-yield structured real estate financings and spearheaded the firm’s Restructuring practice. He was also a principal of Allegiance Capital Partners and a director at Deutsche Banc Mortgage Capital.
Paul earned his bachelor’s degree from Rutgers College, where he graduated with distinction. He earned his law degree from Rutgers University Law School. There, he was an editor of the Law Review. He serves as a council member of the Urban Land Institute.