Based in Midtown Manhattan, Ben Friedland and Silvio Petriello serve as global co-heads of the Alternative Investments Practice (AIP). As Industry-leading experts, Ben and Silvio have developed strong partnerships with Alternative Investment firms in NY and around the globe. Their unmatched market knowledge and strong connections within the industry allow them to uncover opportunities and creatively structure transactions, achieving value for clients at all stages—from startups to global companies. Additionally, the team provides guidance for clients' portfolios, offering insight into real estate issues and opportunities for each investment, resulting in significant savings.

Nearly 1,000 Deals Completed

 
The team's experience extends well beyond their high volume of successful deals. Ben and Silvio have structured countless unique and complex transactions, uncovering hidden value for clients every step of the way. They have partnered with more than 200 Alternative Investment firms in the last five years alone, including a high volume of repeat business from satisfied customers.

Success Stories

AIP New York has provided advisory services to an extensive roster of clients. Read about some of the team's most notable success stories below.

CVC Capital & Alix Partners

One client leads to another, resulting in further value & savings of $25M.
One client leads to another, resulting in further value & savings of $25M.

GLG Partners & Cyrus Capital

Three simultaneous transactions, exceptional results for all.
Three simultaneous transactions, exceptional results for all.

TimesSquare Capital 

No options in sight, but CBRE was there to uncover them.
No options in sight, but CBRE was there to uncover them.