Starwood Capital recruits Bianchi as head of asset management for Europe

Starwood Capital has named Federico Bianchi as head of asset management of Europe. Previously, Bianchi worked at GreenOak Real Estate where he was a principal in asset management.


MIAMI, June 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Starwood Capital Group, a leading global private investment firm, is pleased to announce a senior addition to the Firm’s Asset Management team. Federico “Fede” Bianchi joins the firm as Head of Asset Management, Europe. As Starwood’s global asset base continues to grow, the firm remains committed to creating value for its investors through hands-on asset management.

Bianchi joined Starwood Capital from GreenOak Real Estate. In his new position, he will be responsible for overseeing the management of all non-hotel European assets, as well as the development function in this region. Jeff Dishner, Senior Managing Director and Head of Global Acquisitions, said “We are very happy to welcome Fede to Starwood, as his experience and skills set will be a great addition to the European team.”

Prior to working at GreenOak, where he was a Principal in Asset Management, Bianchi was Italian Country Manager and a Member of the European Board of ISG; at that time he also joined the Executive Committee of ULI in Italy. Prior to that, he served as a Director of Asset Management at Condotte Real Estate and a Director at Tishman Speyer Properties, where he was overseeing deals and projects for a combined value of more than € 1.5 Bn.

About Starwood Capital Group
Starwood Capital Group is a private alternative investment firm with a core focus on global real estate, energy infrastructure and oil & gas. The Firm and its affiliates maintain 11 offices in five countries around the world, and currently have approximately 3,800 employees. Starwood Capital Group has raised $45 billion of equity capital since its inception in 1991, and recently closed Starwood Global Opportunity Fund XI (SOF XI), with capital commitments totaling $7.55 billion. Starwood Capital Group currently manages approximately $56 billion in assets. The Firm has invested in virtually every category of real estate on a global basis, opportunistically shifting asset classes, geographies and positions in the capital stack as it perceives risk/reward dynamics to be evolving. Over the past 26 years, Starwood Capital Group and its affiliates have successfully executed an investment strategy that involves building enterprises in both the private and public markets. Additional information can be found at