Madison Realty Capital
Mr. Zegen co-founded Madison Realty Capital in 2004 and is responsible for overseeing the origination and structuring of all of Madison’s investment activities, as well as raising institutional capital and portfolio management. Since Madison’s inception, Mr. Zegen has closed real estate transactions totaling in excess of $6 billion. At the firm, Mr. Zegen serves on several investment committees related to both the debt and equity platforms. Prior to founding Madison, he founded and was president of Alpine Commercial Capital, a mortgage advisory firm that successfully closed over $500 million in real estate financings. Prior to forming Alpine, Mr. Zegen was an investment banker in Salomon Smith Barney’s financial sponsors/private equity group where he focused on leveraged buyouts, equity and debt financings, mergers and acquisitions and private placement transactions. He began his career as an analyst in Merrill Lynch’s debt capital markets division where he executed both mortgage backed and asset backed debt offerings. He is a co-founder and board member of The New York Private Equity Network (“NYPEN”).
Mr. Zegen graduated cum laude from Brandeis University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics.