Elmtree Funds hires investor relations EVP

Elmtree Funds, a real estate private equity firm, has named Annie Hsieh as an executive vice president of investor relations. Previously, she worked at ZAIS Group where she covered U.S. institutional investors as a director on the client relations team.


ST. LOUIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ElmTree Funds, LLC, a leading real estate private equity firm, is pleased to announce Annie Hsieh has been hired as Executive Vice President of Investor Relations. In this role, she will be leading the firm’s capital raising and investor relations functions and will be based in New York City.

“Annie’s in-depth knowledge of the real estate markets and longstanding industry relationships will play a key role in advancing our strategic growth priorities and broadening our global investor base,” said Jim Koman, managing principal at ElmTree Funds. “With this hire, we are further enhancing our fundraising and investor support capabilities.”

Before joining ElmTree, Ms. Hsieh covered U.S. institutional investors as a Director on the Client Relations team at ZAIS Group. Prior to this, she managed both Investor Relations and Business Development for Five Mile Capital where she focused on real estate and fixed income assets for U.S. and Asian institutional investors. Her background also includes a variety of investment, fundraising and trading positions at firms such as Barclays Capital, Credit Suisse and Citigroup, where she focused on a diverse set of industries and geographies.

Ms. Hsieh commented, “ElmTree is one of the most experienced real estate investment management firms focused on the net lease, sale-leaseback, and build-to-suit sectors and I look forward to having an immediate positive impact on the business. Net lease is a very stable and predictable asset class that investors like due to its recurring cash flows, and we see significant opportunity to grow the ElmTree platform as institutional investors continue to allocate more capital to real estate.”

Ms. Hsieh holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from New York University Stern School of Business, as well as an MBA from Columbia Business School.

About ElmTree Funds:
ElmTree Funds, LLC is a leading real estate private equity firm and seasoned fund manager to institutional and private investors. ElmTree’s investment philosophy focuses on creating attractive risk-adjusted returns for its investors in the commercial real estate net lease, sale-leaseback, and build-to-suit sectors. Since its founding in 2011, ElmTree Funds has acquired, developed or financed more than $6 billion of office, industrial and healthcare properties. ElmTree Funds targets investments in secondary and tertiary markets across the United States that are leased to investment grade tenants on a long-term basis. ElmTree Funds is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. For more information please visit www.elmtreefunds.com.