Managing Director, Metropolitan Real Estate
Andrew C. Jacobs is a Managing Director of Metropolitan and a senior member of the investment team. Mr. Jacobs has more than 25 years of real estate experience. Mr. Jacobs is responsible for sourcing and evaluating fund managers and investment opportunities in the U.S. and Latin America. Mr. Jacobs also leads Metropolitan's activities in direct property Co-Investments. Prior to joining Metropolitan, Mr. Jacobs served as a Director with Angelo, Gordon & Co. for ten years where he undertook senior level acquisition and asset management responsibilities for a diversified portfolio consisting of 50 properties located throughout the U.S. with a total capitalization of $1.7 billion. While at Angelo, Gordon & Co., Mr. Jacobs focused on “opportunistic” and “core-plus” strategies. Prior to Angelo Gordon, Mr. Jacobs was a project manager for Hines at their corporate headquarters in Houston. There, Mr. Jacobs oversaw the development of a 473 room Westin hotel and the disposition of a large portfolio of industrial properties. Before Hines, Mr. Jacobs worked for Campbell Soup, selling surplus industrial properties and selecting retail locations for Campbell’s subsidiary, Godiva Chocolatier. Mr. Jacobs has been a member of Urban Land Institute since 1994. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Real Estate Finance at Columbia Business School. Mr. Jacobs received a B.A. in the Art History from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. in Real Estate Finance from Columbia Business School.