Brookland Partners has hired Hatfield Phillips International (HPI) director John Muldoon and former GE Capital Real Estate’s Gwendolyn Moy to join the firm’s expanding lending platform, European Real Estate Capital.
At HPI, Muldoon played a key role in establishing the firm’s in-house real estate team, which since its formation has provided in-house advisory on more than £6bn of primary and specially serviced loans.
Muldoon’s team was responsible for designing and implementing real estate business plans and value recovery strategies for assets securing CMBS loans throughout the UK and Western Europe.
His team also works closely with HPI’s specialist underwriting group which has advised private equity firms in bidding on a number of significant of NPL since 2011.
Previously, Muldoon spent six years at Bridgehouse Capital, where he headed the firm’s UK asset management team that was responsible for a combined portfolio of £250m of mixed-use, predominantly multi-let assets. Prior to which, he served as UK director of asset management to Orb Estates PLC’s commercial, residential and logistics portfolios.
Moy joins with more than 15 years of experience in real estate debt and structured products.
Prior to her 15-month GE Capital stint, Moy was a director at both Qatar-based Barwa Real Estate Group and in Credit Suisse’s European real estate finance and securitisation team where she was responsible for deal execution.
Moy started her career as a lawyer in New York and Hong Kong before transitioning to banking in London.
Both Muldoon and Moy join Brookland as directors and are expected to become partners in due course.
Three weeks ago, Brookland hired Dipayan Chakraborty from Palmer Capital, who will provide quant and analytics support across the platform. Prior to joining Palmer Capital in 2013, Chakraborty worked for five years in Ernst & Young’s transaction advisory services team in Mumbai.
Brookland Partners, founded by Nassar Hussain more than six years ago, sold a 40% stake in the boutique debt advisory and lending firm to hedge fund Omni Partners last June.
Omni Partners is an alternatives specialist investment manager founded in 2004 by Steven Clark.