Real Estate Development
Kurt J. Drstvensek is Vice President, Development for the Rockefeller Group. In this role, Mr. Drstvensek is responsible for the development process of the company’s projects throughout the Northeast including in-depth financial and market analysis, land acquisition, entitlements, financing and marketing. He works closely with the Head of Urban Development and executive management on implementing the company’s development strategy, including finding new business opportunities, specifically office, residential and mixed-use projects throughout the Northeast.
Mr. Drstvensek joined the Investments Department of the Rockefeller Group in May 2006 and was responsible for financial analysis, overseeing due diligence and formulating asset strategies for acquisitions and development projects. He has played an integral role in the acquisition and project underwriting for RGI’s development pipeline and contributed to Mitsubishi Estate Company’s deal team in analyzing U.S. acquisitions, including the $127 million acquisition of a 400,000 square foot Class A office building in Phoenix, AZ.
Prior to joining RGI, Mr. Drstvensek worked at CBRE Investors and was responsible for analyzing real estate transactions for the company’s net lease investment program. Additionally, he has held various positions with RREEF/Deustche Bank, where he worked on $4 billion of assets across three real estate funds, and with Bernstein Companies, where he principally worked on a series of real estate funds consisting of Class A office properties in Washington, D.C.
Mr. Drstvensek holds an M.A. from the University of St. Andrews in St. Andrews, Scotland.