Austin Alexander

Managing Director

Mr. Alexander is responsible for the strategic management of CLP’s portfolio. Mr. Alexander’s expertise spans the entire property ownership life cycle, from initial opportunity identification to transaction and capital structuring through the execution of property repositioning strategies and disposition. He has worked on transactions with Mr. Rieder since prior to CLP’s formation.

Mr. Alexander has extensive experience with commercial and investment properties. Prior to working with CLP, Mr. Alexander was a partner in multiple New York real estate investments totaling over $200 million in value.

Mr. Alexander was previously part of the Real Estate team at The Blackstone Group, a global leader in private equity real estate investment with over $90 billion of assets under management. At Blackstone, Mr. Alexander evaluated new opportunities and managed existing assets in investments ranging from note purchases to ground-up development across North America, Europe, and Asia.

Before joining Blackstone, Mr. Alexander was an Associate in the Commercial Real Estate Group of Deutsche Bank, a leader in commercial real estate finance. His primary responsibilities at Deutsche Bank included the sourcing, structuring, and underwriting of first mortgage, bridge, and mezzanine loans for commercial real estate assets. Mr. Alexander graduated magna cum laude with concentrations in Management and Finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Austin Alexander


  • Partner in the acquisition and management of 750-units valued at over $200 million in New York City
  • Led acquisitions and asset management of dozens of properties at The Blackstone Group
  • Deep expertise in underwriting and structuring custom financing strategies as a loan officer at Deutsche Bank