20-year industry veteran, Gila R. Cohen, joins Castle Lanterra as a managing partner


Castle Lanterra Properties (CLP) has appointed Gila Cohen as Managing Partner. In her new role, Cohen will focus on leading the firm’s corporate strategy, mergers and acquisitions, and private placement efforts.

Cohen brings to CLP more than 20 years of financial services and real estate experience as a consultant, strategic advisor, and private placement professional, as both a principal and advisor.

Most recently, Cohen was a senior consultant, head of corporate strategy and client relations for Courtland Partners, a real estate advisory firm and direct investor, where she advised large corporations, insurance companies, RIAs and pension funds on real estate allocations and capital deployment opportunities within their portfolios. Previously she served as managing director and global chief operating officer of private equity at Capital Dynamics, and chief administrative officer and head of business development for Golub Capital.

Cohen has also held senior investment banking and trusted advisor roles at J.P. Morgan, UBS Investment Bank and Credit Suisse First Boston. She earned a B.A. in Art History with a concentration in Mathematics from Columbia University.

About Castle Lanterra Properties

Formed in 2009, Castle Lanterra Properties is a privately held real estate investment company focused on the acquisition and management of quality income producing multifamily properties within strategic growth markets throughout the United States.  Through a rigorous value-enhancement program that includes thoughtful renovations, operational improvements and ancillary income development, CLP aims to reposition each asset with the goal of maximizing NOI, elevating its competitive position within the market, and generating attractive risk-adjusted returns for its investment partners. Castle Lanterra Properties currently owns and manages a portfolio comprised of over 9,000 units.