NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dune Real Estate Partners LP (“Dune”), a leading New York-based real estate investment firm, is pleased to announce that it has named Elizabeth Burban to the newly created position of Chief Administrative Officer – Investments. Based in the firm’s New York office, Ms. Burban will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of Dune’s sourcing, asset management and project management functions to support the firm’s investment team.
Ms. Burban joins Dune from Goldman Sachs, where she spent 22 years as part of the senior management and chief administrative officer teams for the Real Estate Principal Investment Area, the Merchant Banking Division and the Asset Management Division. She joined Goldman Sachs in 1998 as a Vice President and was named Managing Director in 2004.
“Having a solid administrative foundation is essential for the continued development of our investment team and processes, and we are excited to welcome Elizabeth to our firm as a leader in this important new role,” said Cia Buckley Marakovits, President and CIO of Dune. “Elizabeth’s distinguished background and expertise in risk management, organizational workflows, corporate governance and investor communications will make her a tremendous addition to our leadership team as we continue to grow our presence nationwide.”
“I am excited to join this accomplished team of over 30 professionals who have built such a well-respected real estate firm,” said Ms. Burban. “I look forward to bringing my experience and skill set to help optimize Dune’s operations and support the team’s investments.”
Before joining Goldman Sachs, Ms. Burban worked as an associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in New York beginning in 1990, focused on real estate law.
Ms. Burban earned a BA in Communications from the State University of New York at Albany in 1987 and a JD from Columbia Law School in 1990.
About Dune Real Estate Partners
Dune Real Estate Partners is a New York City-based real estate investment firm executing an investment strategy that focuses on distressed, deep value-add and contrarian investing balanced by region, sector, and risk profile. Dune manages the Dune Real Estate Funds, which were launched by Mr. Daniel M. Neidich in 2005 and have raised approximately $4.2 billion of equity capital to date. Dune invests on behalf of pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, endowments and other large institutions and individuals.