SAN ANTONIO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Industry veteran Suzanne Martinez has been named Managing Director for the Global Investors Group at Affinius Capital, where she will focus on growing and developing relationships with investors throughout North America.
“Suzanne’s reputation and experience are highly respected in our industry, and we are excited for her to work closely with our valued clients in support of their investment objectives,” said Scott Stuckman, executive managing director of Affinius Capital’s Global Investors Group. “With new investment mandates underway globally for Affinius, capital formation is a critical element and Suzanne brings an incredible network and strategic mindset that will undoubtedly contribute to the success of these programs, so that we can continue our 40-year mission to deliver for our clients.”
Based in her native city of Chicago, Martinez has over 25 years of real estate experience at some of the leading global real estate investment firms. Most recently, she was responsible for marketing AEW’s investment services and for developing and maintaining client and investment consultant relationships throughout North America. Prior to that, she held capital raising responsibilities for all global investment strategies at LaSalle Investment Management and worked in the capital markets groups at both Avison Young and JLL (Jones Lang LaSalle).
“Affinius Capital has been at the forefront of some of the most interesting and successful real estate strategies in the market, including data centers, media/studios, e-commerce, credit initiatives, and attainable housing,” said Martinez. “That thought leadership, combined with the firm’s embedded culture of transparency and client-first focus, enticed me to this opportunity to help grow the reach of the firm and serve our clients at the highest level.”
Martinez is active in the institutional real estate community and a member of the Pension Real Estate Association’s Capital Markets Affinity Group as well as the Urban Land Institute, where she is a mentor and member of the Executive Committee and Advisory Board for Women’s Leadership Initiative.
About Affinius Capital
Affinius Capital® (previously known as USAA Real Estate and Square Mile Capital Management) is an integrated institutional real estate investment firm focused on value-creation and income generation. With a 40-year track record and $33 billion in net assets under management, Affinius has a diversified portfolio across North America and Europe providing both equity and credit to its trusted partners and on behalf of its institutional clients globally. For more information, visit www.affiniuscapital.com.