Zsolt Kohalmi is a Managing Director and Head of European Acquisitions at Starwood Capital Group. Mr. Kohalmi brings two decades of pan-European investment experience to this role, in which he oversees the Firm’s efforts to expand its presence on the Continent. He has been instrumental in sourcing and executing a number of successful investments for Starwood Capital’s commercial, hospitality and debt platforms. Prior to joining Starwood Capital in 2013, Mr. Kohalmi served as Chief Investment Officer at Meyer Bergman, a European retail-focused real estate investment firm that he co-founded. Before that he was a Director at GE Capital, where he acquired financial platforms (banks and mortgage companies), as well as both performing and non-performing asset and loan portfolios across Europe. Mr. Kohalmi previously worked in investment banking with ABN AMRO Hoare Govett. Mr. Kohalmi, who is fluent in nine languages, holds an M.S. degree in economics from the University of Budapest and an MBA from INSEAD.