As Director of Capital Markets, Ms. Farrand is responsible for managing and structuring relationships with joint venture partners and co-investors, working closely with the acquisitions, finance, and asset management teams. Ms. Farrand has over 18 years of experience in real estate capital markets, financial services, asset management, and corporate development and has been directly involved in sourcing and structuring over $1 billion in cross-border debt and equity financings across multiple property types for closely held family LPs, GPs, public and private institutions. Ms. Farrand previously served in a senior management role at Situs, where she led its real estate private equity and credit practice, which advised on and supported over $650 billion in real estate equity and debt structures for institutional owners of real estate across the U.S. and Europe. Ms. Farrand also held various senior management roles for a family-backed, privately held multinational group of real estate investment and development companies based in Canada, with over $5 billion in assets under management for family and third-party investors.
As Vice President, Capital Markets, she was responsible for developing and managing the firm’s relationships in the domestic and international capital markets as well as supporting structured finance products for its joint ventures across North America, Asia and Europe. Ms. Farrand began her career at The Vanguard Group in the investment products group as a portfolio advisor in exchange traded funds. Ms. Farrand earned a Masters of Business Administration from the Thunderbird School of Global Management with honors and received a BA, magna cum laude, from The University of Arizona. She previously maintained Series 7, 6, 63, and 66 Securities licenses, is a member of the Urban Land Institute, and is a Certified Financial Planner and Certificate Holder with the Board of Standards.