Evelyn has extensive knowledge of all aspects of the real estate and lodging investment environment. She brings over 25 years of experience in real estate in varied roles including ECM banker, portfolio manager, sell side analyst and private equity real estate investment management. Her body of knowledge, technical expertise and 360-degree perspective on the factors and data that influence valuation enable her to provide expert advice on strategic investor communications and the capital markets.
Evelyn returned to ICR in 2014 after serving as a managing director at Citigroup, leading their Real Estate and Lodging capital markets effort. She helped raise over $40 billion in both IPO and follow-on offerings for the Blackstone IPOs, Data Center REITs Digital Realty Trust and Coresite, Sun Communities, AIMCO, UDR, Prologis, Ventas, HCN and others. This experience was preceded by 3 years as a Managing Director with ICR advising clients on the rehabilitation of their investor franchises following the financial crisis.
Prior to ICR, Evelyn managed both long/short and long-only capital in US domestic real estate securities for over 10 years, having learned the ropes of securities analysis as a sell side analyst for Deutsche Bank and its predecessors. Her deep love and understanding of the real estate market is grounded in direct real estate investment management, which gives her a true appreciation of her clients’ day-to-day challenges. She has a BS from New York University and an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management.