LaSalle Investment Management Adds To Special Situations Team

LaSalle Investment Management has announced the appointment of Daniel Pottorff as a director in the firm’s Debt Investments and Special Situations team, which currently manages €1.9 billion in capital. 

Portoff’s focus will be on Western European investments and will report into group heads Amy Aznar and Michael Zerda.
In addition to investing on behalf of the group’s two funds that are currently investing, LaSalle Real Estate Debt Strategies II and LaSalle Residential Finance, Pottorff will help the team access special situations opportunities in Europe, including loan portfolio, corporate, and equity transactions. 
Amy Aznar said: “The Debt Investments and Special Situation team has grown significantly over the last few years and offers a diverse range of products in the real estate market. Along with this growth we continue to add highly skilled and experienced talent. Daniel is a strategic addition to the senior team, who will help us continue to drive growth and add value to our platform, which has become one of Europe’s largest alternative debt providers.”
Pottorff joins LaSalle from Strategic Value Partners, where he was vice president with a focus on sourcing and underwriting European real estate back debt investments. Preceding his time there, Daniel worked at Morgan Stanley and British Land. His appointment follows the additions of Greg Russell as portfolio manager, and analysts Bill Valatsos and Damien Pasini to the Debt Investments and Special Situations team.

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LaSalle Investment Management, Inc. (together with its global investment advisory affiliates, “LaSalle”) is one of the world’s leading real estate investment managers. LaSalle on a global basis manages approximately $60.5 billion as of Q3 2018 of private and public equity and private debt investments. LaSalle’s diverse client base includes public and private pension funds, insurance companies, governments, corporations, endowments and private individuals from across the globe. LaSalle sponsors a complete range of investment vehicles including separate accounts, open- and closed-end funds, public securities and entity-level investments. LaSalle Investment Management, Inc. is a wholly-owned, operationally independent subsidiary of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated (NYSE: JLL), one of the world’s largest real estate companies. For more information please visit

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