Damian Taylor is a Vice President at CBRE Capital Advisors, Inc., the real estate investment banking unit of CBRE. Mr. Taylor has a diverse real estate background including extensive experience in real estate corporate finance, investment banking and capital raising, as well as real estate development. He has worked on numerous real estate finance and capital markets transactions spanning all major property sectors in both the public and private markets.
Prior to joining CBRE Capital Advisors, Mr. Taylor spent three and a half years with UBS Investment Bank where he was an Associate Director in the Real Estate, Lodging and Leisure Investment Banking Group. During his tenure with UBS, Mr. Taylor worked on numerous M&A advisory assignments – most notably, the sale of CNL Hotels & Resorts to MSREF and Ashford Hospitality Trust. Additionally, he helped raise debt and equity capital for firms like Duke Realty, Dupont Fabros Technology, Education Realty Trust, Strategic Hotels & Resorts, and Sunstone Hotel Investors. Mr. Taylor also worked as part of the Real Estate Private Equity Fundraising Team at UBS, providing placement agent services and raising third-party institutional capital for real estate private equity funds.
Prior to his work in corporate finance and investment banking, Mr. Taylor worked in real estate development with Hines and The JBG Companies in Washington, DC.