Greystone, a commercial real estate lending, investment, and advisory firm, today announced Ken Rogozinski has joined Greystone Bassuk, one of its real estate advisory companies, as an Executive Managing Director. In this newly created role, Mr. Rogozinski will help expand Greystone Bassuk’s Agency origination capabilities with a focus on developing cutting-edge solutions for the group’s large and sophisticated client base. In addition, Mr. Rogozinski will also help build structured debt products and complex, specialized financing solutions for real estate owners and developers seeking debt and equity for construction and portfolio refinancing of multifamily and mixed-use assets.
Mr. Rogozinski was most recently Chief Credit Officer and a co-founder of Dreadnought Capital Management, an SEC registered investment advisor. There, he focused on direct lending and debt investing in public-private housing and project finance, overseeing more than $1.1 billion in deployed capital. Prior to that, Mr. Rogozinski served as an Executive Director and Co-head of Municipal Structured Products at JP Morgan, and as Co-head of the Municipal Housing Group at Morgan Stanley. Mr. Rogozinski also previously was a Vice President at Greystone, where he was responsible for securitization programs for student loans, municipal housing bonds and other tax-exempt assets.
“Over the years, Greystone has expanded its lending, investment, and advisory capabilities and is now one of the most sought-after firms in the commercial real estate debt and equity markets,” noted Mr. Rogozinski. “Being able to now return to Greystone and build out specialized offerings for clients is a tremendous opportunity - their dedication to customer service and entrepreneurial culture are admirable traits which sets the organization apart from others.”
“One of Greystone Bassuk’s most powerful differentiators is our ability to work with our clients as a direct lender in addition to arranging capital as an intermediary. As we continue to expand our business, Ken’s breadth of knowledge in municipal and structured finance will be a tremendous asset to our platform,” said Drew Fletcher, President, Greystone Bassuk. “His experience in complex finance structures will tie together a range of resources and capabilities at Greystone and create a holistic and comprehensive service offering. We are thrilled he’s returning to Greystone in this capacity.”
Based in Greystone’s New York office, Mr. Rogozinski reports to Mr. Fletcher.