Mr. Zito is a Managing Partner of Aulder Capital, and oversees the Acquisitions and Underwriting team. He has over 16 years of experience in the real estate industry. He previously worked at the private equity firm Partners Group, where he co-headed a team charged with identifying, structuring and executing debt/equity real estate transactions throughout the Americas. Prior to that, he was a Vice President at Lehman Brothers in their principal transactions group, where he originated and structured over $1.5 billion of first mortgage, mezzanine and equity real estate investments. While at Lehman Brothers, Mr. Zito also underwrote over $5 billion of investments. Spanning his career, he has invested in more than 80 different transactions including multifamily, office, for-sale residential, hospitality, retail and industrial asset types. In addition, Mr. Zito has directly managed and operated various middle-market multifamily properties in the New York area over the last decade. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Cornell University.