Belay Investment Group is pleased to announce the addition of Sam Khatib to its Investment Team in the role of Vice President of Capital Expansion and Investment. Mr. Khatib brings to the position an institutional background in investment management, investor relations, and capital markets. In his new role, Sam will be heavily involved in Belay’s marketing and capital raising efforts and will also be working on the investment management side handling operating partner relationships.
“We are excited to have Sam join Belay. His understanding of global capital markets and institutional experience are anchored in real estate fundamentals. This unique combination of capabilities makes Sam an invaluable addition and a natural fit for our Investment Team” said Eliza Bailey, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of Belay. “Sam joins our team at an exciting point in Belay’s development, and his arrival will prove to be particularly timely as he brings his multifaceted real estate background and unique perspective to this role” said Amy Ko, Belay’s Chief Operating Officer.
Mr. Khatib has been actively involved in the real estate industry for over nine years. Prior to joining Belay, Mr. Khatib was an Investment Manager at Overlook Capital Partners, LLC where he was involved in providing capital solutions for complex commercial real estate transactions, utilizing proprietary capital and strategic partner relationships to allocate capital into debt and equity opportunities. Prior to Overlook, Mr. Khatib was a Vice President at CBRE Capital Advisors in New York City. During his tenure, Mr. Khatib was engaged in a number of institutional capital raising engagements and investment advisory mandates involving transactions across various asset classes and capital structures. Along with US-based capital, Mr. Khatib focused on cross-border capital and promoted US Real Estate investment interests among Middle Eastern and Asian based capital. Mr. Khatib started his real estate career as an Investment Director working on acquisitions and asset management for Atlas Residential, a Chicago-based multifamily owner operator with over $3.3Bn in AUM. Additionally, Mr. Khatib held corporate banking and private equity roles overseas.
Mr. Khatib received a Bachelor’s in Economics and History from the American University in Cairo (AUC) and is a CFA® charterholder.