Mr. Zabierek has 30 years of professional experience, including the last 22 working exclusively in the global REIT space. Prior to founding Sugi, he was the CEO of Presima, a global real estate investment manager that grew from $500m to $2.1b under his leadership from 2013 to 2018. From 2003 to 2013, he was Managing Director and Co-Head of Global Real Estate Securities at CenterSquare Investment Management, a subsidiary of BNY Mellon Asset Management. In that role, he launched and served as Senior Portfolio Manager for $4.5b of global real estate securities and served on the firm’s management committee. During his ten-year tenure there, the business grew from $250m to $7.0b. He has also held real estate investment roles at Morgan Stanley and Salomon Smith Barney in New York.
Mr. Zabierek holds a Masters’ degrees in both business administration and civil engineering from the University of California at Berkeley. He is also a registered professional engineer and CFA® charterholder. He currently serves on the Advisory Board of Harlem Lacrosse – Philadelphia.