Joseph Azrack is currently the principal owner of Azrack & Company. He is the founder and past chairman and managing partner of Apollo Global Real Estate and was previously the senior advisor to Apollo Global Management. Prior to joining Apollo, Joseph was president and CEO of Citi Property Investors (CPI). Before CPI, he was chief executive and chairman of AEW Capital Management, L.P., founder and president of the AEW Partners Funds, a director of Curzon Global Partners, and founder and chairman of AEW Europe.
Joseph holds an MBA from Columbia University, a bachelor of science degree from Villanova University, and is an adjunct professor at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business. He is currently a director of Equity One (NYSE: EQY) and the executive chairman of The Real Estate Group of Safanad, Inc., a global private investment group. Azrack is a member and past chairman of the Pension Real Estate Association and is also a trustee of the Urban Land Institute.