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​Current Responsibilities

  • Zeynep is the lead director for the Global Funds Advisory team in Europe, based in London.
  • She is responsible for coordinating the firms coverage of European indirect capital flows into real estate focusing on joint ventures, separate accounts, club deals and commingled funds.
  • Another important part of Zeynep's role is to globally coordinate the firm's efforts around real estate consultants; ensuring that we have a deep network of relationships with all the groups advising institutional investors in real estate.

Relevant Experience

  • Zeynep has over ten years of relevant experience, specializing in real estate fundraising, investing and asset management.
  • Prior to joining Jones Lang LaSalle, Zeynep was a Managing Director at Hodes Weill & Associates where she was principally responsible for the coverage of institutional investors in Europe, including all the consultants.
  • Previously, Zeynep was a Managing Director, Head of Business Development and Investor Relations at Peakside Capital where she was responsible for all aspects of business development and capital formation, as well as being a member of the Management Committee of the firm.

Education and Affiliations

  • Zeynep is Turkish but has lived in the UK and the United States for the last twenty years.
  • After receiving her undergraduate degree with Honors from Harvard University in the United States, Zeynep started her career in finance in the M&A department at Morgan Stanley in New York in 1999 after which she joined Merrill Lynch, the predecessor company to Peakside Capital.