Andrew Jacobs is a Managing Director and the Co-Head of Americas based in Metropolitan’s New York City office. With many years of experience in real estate, he is responsible for sourcing and evaluating fund managers and investment opportunities in the U.S. and Latin America. Mr. Jacobs also co-manages Metropolitan’s Co-Investments funds and separately managed accounts.
Prior to joining Metropolitan, Mr. Jacobs served as a Director with Angelo, Gordon & Co. for ten years where he undertook senior level acquisition and asset management responsibilities for a diversified portfolio consisting of 50 properties located throughout the U.S. with a total capitalization of $1.7 billion. While at Angelo Gordon, Mr. Jacobs focused on the opportunistic and core-plus strategies. Prior to Angelo Gordon, Mr. Jacobs was a project manager for Hines at their corporate headquarters in Houston. There, Mr. Jacobs oversaw the development of a 473-room Westin hotel and the disposition of a large portfolio of industrial properties. Before Hines, Mr. Jacobs worked for Campbell Soup, selling surplus industrial properties and selecting retail locations for Campbell's subsidiary, Godiva Chocolatier.
Mr. Jacobs has been an Adjunct Professor of real estate finance at Columbia Business School since 2008. He has also been a member of the Urban Land Institute since 1994.
Mr. Jacobs received his B.A. in art history from the University of Pennsylvania and his M.B.A. in Real Estate Finance from Columbia Business School.