Park Madison Partners Hires Associate

Park Madison Partners, a boutique real estate finance firm, has hired John Harding Sweeney as an associate. He will work with Park Madison Partners’ founding partners, Nancy Lashine and Suzanne West, in providing market research and advisory services to the firm’s commercial real estate clients. Prior to joining Park Madison Partners, Sweeney was an investment analyst for the special clients group at J.P. Morgan Asset Management. He is also a director and co-founder of Asset Title Services in Crossville, TN, a real estate venture that provides loans against well-collateralized residential property.

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Park Madison Partners, a boutique real estate finance firm, announced today that it has hired John Harding Sweeney as an Associate. In that role, he will work with Park Madison Partners’ founding partners, Nancy Lashine and Suzanne West, in providing market research and advisory services to the firm’s commercial real estate clients.

Prior to joining Park Madison Partners, Mr. Sweeney was an Investment Analyst for the Special Clients Group at J.P. Morgan Asset Management. Mr. Sweeney is also a Director and Co-Founder of Asset Title Services, Inc. in Crossville, TN, a real estate venture that provides loans against well-collateralized residential property.

“Commercial real estate is once again looking attractive as an alternative asset class and there is institutional capital available to do deals, but both developed and emerging manag ers need to be creative in their investment strategies to get funded,” said Ms. Lashine. “In working with the firm’s team of experienced professionals, John will play a key role in the development of these strategies.”

In addition to the Associate position recently filled by Mr. Sweeney, Park Madison Partners is planning to add a marketing professional to its team in New York. Ms. West said, “Park Madison Partners had a record year in 2011 with the completion of three successful fundraising deals with global partners and we are expecting increased activity in 2012, particularly among emerging managers looking to leverage their investment track records.”

About Park Madison Partners
Park Madison Partners is a New York-based real estate placement and advisory firm focused on the global real estate private equity and private funds industry. The firm was founded to offer clients capital raising and strategic consulting services with a high degree of customization, integrity and accountability. The firm provides a relationship-driven approach to structuring and marketing assignments and offers its clients access to institutional investors across North America. The firm is a member of SIPC-FINRA and is certified with the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council.