Louis Wolfowitz is a senior managing director in the Savills Capital Markets Group. Louis brings over 30 years of experience in advising and raising capital for clients across all enterprises. Within the commercial real estate space, he has represented REITs and operating companies, developers, institutional investors, private equity and family offices. He has also represented large and mid-size industrial, consumer product, food, financial services, health care and media corporations, as well as government, public transportation authorities and nonprofit profit entities. Louis’ team consists of experts Michael Rotchford and Woody Heller.
Prior to C&W, Louis spent six years as a senior vice president of GE Capital, a division of General Electric, where he led GE’s $6.1 billion acquisition of Security Capital Group. Also while with GE, he established that company's first direct investment program in REITs. Louis began his career as an investment banker with Merrill Lynch & Co, helping to establish the modern REIT industry by completing six IPOs including those for Kimco Realty Corporation and Vornado Realty Trust. Over the course of more than a decade on Wall Street, he completed numerous public securities offerings, private placements, asset sales, mergers and acquisitions.
Awards, Achievements and Activities
The Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY) bestowed its highest honor, the 2011 Henry Hart Rice award, to Louis for creating two public-private partnerships to attract world-class tenants to the World Trade Center. He was also a member of the C&W team that received REBNY's 2009 Edward S. Gordon award for the sale and leaseback financing of a condominium interest in the New York Times Building. He was a three-time recipient of C&W's Top Producer award.
Vassar College, Bachelor of Arts, Economics
- The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, MBA, Finance, Real Estate
- National Passenger Railroad Corporation (Amtrak)
- Port Authority of New York & New Jersey
- The New York Times Company
- EntreCap Financial
- New York University - Langone Medical Center
- Technology, Advertising, Media & Information (TAMI)
- Financial Services
- Nonprofits and Associations