Chicago-based developer Fifield Cos. has announced that Marty Alston has joined the firm as a managing director, where he will be responsible for developing and expanding investor relationships.
Alston will also oversee Fifield’s fundraising efforts for new construction development and value-add acquisitions.
“I’ve known Marty for more than 20 years, and I can tell you that his industry knowledge and key relationships with institutional investors are unmatched,” said Steve Fifield, president and CEO of Fifield Cos. “I’m thrilled to bring him on board and leverage his experience to help nurture and expand Fifield Cos.’ long-term institutional relationships.”
Alston was a partner, head of portfolio and asset management at Capri Capital, where he oversaw business developments, investor relations and private equity, experiencing a transaction volume of $5 billion during his tenure there.
“I am excited at the opportunity to draw on my experience and relationships to help accelerate the growth of Fifield Cos.’ vibrant, best-in-class platform,” Alston said. “There are unassailable demographic trends driving demand for well-located, amenity-rich apartments in major urban markets, and Fifield Cos. is an attractive partner from an institutional capital perspective.”