Kaizuka is CEO of JapanCor, joined the firm in October 2021.
He has approximately 30 years of experience in the real estate investment and asset management business.
From March 1999 to November 2013, he worked at Goldman Sachs Realty Japan, where he served as the Head of Asset Management including exit strategy development and disposition for offices, retails, hotels, and residential properties.
During this time, as a Managing Director, he was responsible for the management of approximately 1,200 properties (total AUM 1.8 trillion yen).
From November 2013 to November 2017, he was a Managing Director in the Real Estate Investment Department at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, where he oversaw equity marketing, loan arrangement, investment opportunity sourcing, Asset evaluation, acquisition execution, Asset management, investor relations, and exit strategies for private REITs and private funds.
From December 2017 to September 2021, he served as an Executive Director in Loadstar Capital, overseeing the investment management and crowdfunding businesses.
Real estate appraiser
Shimizu oversees Investment Opportunity Sourcing, underwriting, and closing activities related to Asset acquisitions.
Joined the firm in January 2020.
He has over 20 years of real estate investment experience.
Prior to joining the firm, from November 2004 to August 2012, he worked at Goldman Sachs Realty Japan and from September 2012 to December 2019 at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, where he was engaged in real estate and non-performing loans, including office, residential, retail, logistics facilities, hotels, etc.
Over the 15 years period, he has been involved in the acquisition and management of over 500 billion yen in real estate and fixed income investment projects.
Prior to Goldman Sachs, he worked for the Japan Real Estate Institute, where he was involved in business activities related to securitized real estate.
As the supervisory manager of the Legal and Compliance Department, Yabe oversees legal and compliance activities related to real estate investment and asset management.
Joined the firm in December 2021.
Prior to joining the firm, he gained over 17 years of experience in legal business activities related to the acquisition, management, and disposition of office, residential, retail, and hotel properties at Goldman Sachs Realty Japan, Goldman Sachs Asset Management, and Japan Hotel REIT Advisors.