LaSalle names Tiziana Galassini COO and head of product development – client capital group
LaSalle Investment Management has appointed Tiziana Galassini as chief operating officer and head of product development – client capital group, reporting to Jon Zehner, global head of the client capital group.
Galassini will be based in London and work closely with LaSalle’s fund managers and fund raising executives around the world with primary responsibility for helping organise product development efforts.
This is a new role and was created to supplement LaSalle’s client-first approach and enhance the firm’s facility for providing creative investment solutions for its clients.
Zehner says: “Ms Galassini joins us at an exciting time for the business as we see an increasing need for more nimble and innovative real estate funding solutions across our global franchise.”
Galassini joins LaSalle Investment Management from Morgan Stanley where she spent 15 years in the investment banking division, including ten years as part of the real estate banking and advisory team. Her broad range of corporate finance experience includes real estate transaction structuring, execution and private placement experience.