About Us

About Us

Mahbod Nia, Chief Executive Officer and President

Mr. Nia has served as Chief Executive Officer and President of NorthStar Realty Europe Corp. since June 2015. Mr. Nia also serves as Managing Director at Colony NorthStar, Inc., a position he has held since January 2017 and served as Managing Director and Head of European Investments at NorthStar Asset Management Inc. (NSAM), a position he held from July 2014 to January 2017.

Prior to joining NSAM, Mr. Nia acted for PanCap Investment Partners, a European real estate investment and advisory firm with clients including Goldman Sachs (Real Estate Principal Investments Area) and other blue chip institutions. From 2007 to 2009, Mr. Nia was a Senior Executive Director in the Real Estate Banking Group at Goldman Sachs. Prior to 2007, Mr. Nia served in various positions at Citigroup Inc. (formerly Salomon Brothers).

Mr. Nia holds a Masters in Economics and Finance from the University of Warwick and a First Class Honors degree in Economics for Business.