Christian Dalzell is a Managing Director and Chief Originations Officer of SPT Management, the external entity that manages Starwood Property Trust...
Christian Dalzell is a Managing Director and Chief Originations Officer of SPT Management, the external entity that manages Starwood Property Trust (NYSE: STWD), an affiliate of Starwood Capital Group that is the largest commercial mortgage REIT in the U.S. In this position, Mr. Dalzell is responsible for Starwood Property Trust’s national originations, including senior debt, mezzanine and preferred equity investments.
Prior to assuming this role in 2014, Mr. Dalzell served as the Global Head of Capital Markets for Starwood Capital Group. In this role, Mr. Dalzell was responsible for all debt capital market activities globally for the Firm’s funds and Starwood Property Trust. He has served on the Investment Committees of both Starwood Capital and Starwood Property Trust since joining the Firm in 2010.
Mr. Dalzell previously worked at Eastdil Secured, where he had served as Head of Debt Placement for the structured transactions group since 2006. Before that, Mr. Dalzell spent more than 11 years at Banc of America Securities LLC where, most recently, he was the Regional Manager of the West Region for the firm’s CMBS capital markets group.
Mr. Dalzell received a B.A. degree in finance from Southern Methodist University, in Dallas.