Founder & Managing Partner
Founder & Managing Partner
Zachary Streit has 15 years of multifaceted commercial real estate investment and advisory experience, including as an equity capital provider, a debt capital provider, and a capital advisor. His 8 years of institutional principal investment experience laid the foundation for a career as a capital advisor, where he has co-founded a capital advisory platform and closed billions of dollars in commercial real estate ventures.
Zachary has extensive experience structuring deals across the capital stack, including Co-GP and LP equity financings, mezzanine and preferred equity financings, and non-recourse stretch-senior and senior debt financings for development, value-add and stabilized projects. His experience, which reaches back to the Great Financial Crisis and spans up and down the capital stack, has been critical to his successfully advising his clients throughout commercial real estate cycles.
Zachary is an active leader and member in various commercial real estate industry trade groups and in the philanthropic community. He is an Urban Land Institute Product Council Member and Partnership Forum Mentor, a Jewish Federation Real Estate and Construction Advisory Council Member, and current board member of City of Hope’s Los Angeles Real Estate Council and past president of its young professional Building Hope Council. Zachary is a Member of The State Bar of California and is also a licensed real estate broker in the State of California. Zachary and his wife Skylar are extremely involved in the philanthropic community, including Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters organization and Upward Bound Foundation.
Zachary is currently Founder and Managing Partner of WAY Capital, a strategic equity and debt capital advisory firm. His past real estate experience includes: Senior Vice President, George Smith Partners, Managing Director of Originations for Anchor Loans LP; Vice President of Originations at Colony American Finance, a Colony Capital subsidiary; Founder and President of Streit Lending; and Investment Associate, Aviva Investors’ Global Real Estate Multi-Manager Group.
Zachary has a Master of Science in Real Estate Finance from New York University, a Juris Doctorate from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and a Bachelor of the Arts, Summa Cum Laude, in Political Science from Yeshiva University.
Zachary is married to his wonderful wife Skylar, and they have two beautiful young children, Camden and Dylan. Zachary enjoys active recreational activities and is an avid runner, tennis player, skier and boxer, and an aspiring golfer. He is also a meditation enthusiast.