Roger Cozzi is a Managing Director and Head of Real Estate Credit. He is based in New York.
Prior to Carlyle, Roger served as Chief Investment Officer for Commercial Real Estate Debt at Alliance Bernstein. There, he led a newly created commercial real estate lending team and spearheaded the creation of its investment and asset management procedures while serving as the team’s Chief Investment Officer and as a member of the firm’s Real Estate Equity Investment Committee.
Prior to that, Roger served in a series of executive-level roles focused on real estate finance at Gramercy Capital Corp.— now known as Gramercy Property Trust—Fortress Investment Group, iStar Financial, Starwood Capital Group and Goldman Sachs.
He holds a BSE in economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.