• Sea Island Resort, Sea Island, GA
    Starwood Opportunity Fund VIII and Starwood Hospitality Fund II

  • Facts At A Glance

    Average Years of Industry Experience for leadership

    Average Years of
    Industry Experience
    For The Executive Committee

    Assets Purchased by Acquisitions Team

    Assets Purchased by
    Acquisitions Team

    Equity Capital Raised by Investor Relations Team

    Equity Capital Raised by Investor Relations Team

    Average Years Leadership Has Worked Together

    Average Years
    The Executive Committee
    Has Worked Together

    Number of times Starwood Capital and its leadership have been honored by PERE as Firm or Industry figure of the year

    Number of times Starwood Capital and its Executives Have Been Honored by PERE as Firm or Industry Figure of the Year

  • Pacific Shores Center, Redwood City, CA
    Starwood Opportunity Fund VII

  • The Principal Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow, Scotland
    Starwood Distressed Opportunity Fund IX and U.K. Co-Invest

  • Metreon, San Francisco
    Starwood Opportunity Fund VIII and
    StarWest Retail Co-Invest, managed by
    Starwood Retail Partners

  • Stella Tower, New York
    Starwood Distressed Opportunity Fund IX

OPERATIONS

James Allen

Managing Director and Fund Chief Financial Officer
Starwood Capital Group

James Allen is a Managing Director and Fund Chief Financial Officer at Starwood Capital Group. In this role, he is responsible for all fund financial operations and reporting for the Firm.

Prior to joining Starwood Capital in 2010, Mr. Allen was the Director and CFO of the DLJ Real Estate Capital Partners Group. In this role, he was responsible for all finance, accounting, investor reporting, tax, treasury and compliance activities for the firm’s funds. Before that, Mr. Allen was the Director and Controller for UBS Real Estate Asset Management Group. Mr. Allen began his career at Ernst & Young, where he was an audit manager in the firm’s New York financial services office, with a specialization in real estate.

Mr. Allen earned a B.S. degree in business from Fordham University. He is a CPA, and a member of the American Institute of CPAs and New York State Society of CPAs.


Nick Antonopoulos

Managing Director and Management Company Chief Financial Officer
Starwood Capital Group

Nick Antonopoulos is a Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of the Management Company at Starwood Capital Group. In this role, he is responsible for corporate-level operations and financial reporting.  Mr. Antonopoulos previously served as Management Company Controller at the Firm.

Prior to joining Starwood Capital in 2009, Mr. Antonopoulos was responsible for evaluating potential investments and overseeing the integration of new acquisitions at Athena Real Estate. Before that, he supported the various operational and reporting needs of the investment banking group at Bear Stearns.

Mr. Antonopoulos holds a B.S. degree in finance from Fairfield University.


Sarah Broughton

Managing Director
Starwood Capital Group

Sarah Broughton is a Managing Director who coordinates Starwood Capital Group’s internal financial functions in Europe, including tax, reporting and accounting, and oversees the Firm’s U.K. human resources. She also spearheads the operations and investor reporting for Starwood European Real Estate Finance (LSE: SWEF) and its related co-investment partner.

Since joining Starwood Capital in 2007, Ms. Broughton has played a key role in the asset management of a diverse portfolio of assets throughout Europe—including spending two years in Paris as a member of Groupe du Louvre’s management team. She previously spent five years as a Financial Reporting Manager for Whitbread Plc. Ms. Broughton began her career at Andersen and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2001.

Ms. Broughton earned a first-class honors degree in economics from Brunel University. She is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales, as well as the Securities Institute.


Dawne Cohn

Senior Vice President and Head of Human Resources
Starwood Capital Group

Dawne Cohn is a Senior Vice President and Head of Human Resources at Starwood Capital Group. In this role, she is responsible for the global human resources function for the Firm, including overseeing performance management, recruitment, compensation and employee benefits.

Prior to joining Starwood Capital in 2015, Ms. Cohn was Head of Human Resources for Point72 Asset Management, a family office focused primarily on investing in long/short equities. Before that, she was a Vice President in Human Resources at JP Morgan Chase, where she held roles in compensation and HRIS in the corporate and investment banking divisions of the firm. She began her career as an HR Associate at AT&T Capital Corp.

Ms. Cohn received an MBA and B.A. in psychology from Rutgers University.


Daniel Jackson

Chief Technology Officer
Starwood Capital Group

Daniel Jackson is a Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Starwood Capital Group. In this role, he directs Starwood Capital’s technology strategy, and has global responsibility for all IT initiatives and platforms for the Firm and its affiliates.

Prior to joining Starwood Capital in 2012, Mr. Jackson served as SVP of Technology Services for Highbridge Capital Management, JP Morgan’s alternative investment manager. Before that, he led the engineering, market data and trading floor technologies teams at SAC Capital Advisors. Mr. Jackson began his career in technology while serving as a tactical electronic warfare analyst/cryptanalyst with the U.S. Army.