Avi Banyasz is a Partner and Co-Head of TPG Real Estate and is based in New York. Prior to joining TPG Real Estate in 2011, Mr. Banyasz served as a Managing Principal of Westbrook Partners. At Westbrook, Mr. Banyasz had primary responsibility for investing in the United States, but additionally spent several years focused on Westbrook's Western European business. Prior to his 13-year tenure at Westbrook, Mr. Banyasz worked at Bear Stearns & Co. Mr. Banyasz received a B.S. degree in Economics and Finance, with High Distinction, from the University of Toronto. Mr. Banyasz serves on the Boards of Directors of Enlivant, of which he is Chairman; TPG RE Finance Trust, Inc. (NYSE: TRTX), of which he is Chairman; Strategic Office Partners; Strive Communities; and B2R Partners.