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About Us

Meet The Team

Dr. Randall Zisler
Co-Founder of Zisler Capital Associates, LLC

Dr. Randall Zisler, Co-Founder of Zisler Capital Associates, LLC, was a professor at Princeton University where he earned his A.B. two master degrees and his Ph.D. and taught economics and finance. As head of real estate research at Goldman Sachs and Nomura Securities, he devised innovative risk-based approaches to portfolio management and structured finance. He was co-head of investment banking at Jones Lang LaSalle, a partner at Pension Consulting Alliance, and CIO to Merv Griffin. He has advised hundreds of institutional investors, testified before Congress, and transacted over $6 billion of real estate. Dr. Zisler has served as an expert witness in ERISA and other real estate matters. He has lectured at Yale, USC and Harvard, where he served on the Harvard GSD Advisory Board. Dr. Zisler served on the boards of NCREIF and PREA.  |  310-560-1192

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Matthew Zisler
Co-Founder and Board Advisor of Zisler Capital Associates, LLC

Matthew Zisler is a Senior Managing Director at Greystone & Co., focused on equity and preferred equity solutions in addition to originating loans for Greystone's clients. Mr.Zisler is a commercial real estate executive with over 20 years and $5 billion in closed transactions and expertise in acquisititions, capital raising, equity investments, development and structured finance. He most recently led commercial acquisitions for Broe Real Estate in Denver, focusing on multifamily, office, medical office, life science, retail and structured investments. He is the co-founder and board advisor to Zisler Capital Associates, a national real estate capital consulting and brokerage firm, where he served as principal and COO for eleven years leading their equity and preferred equity transactions business. Mr Zisler was previously a managing director at Ackman Ziff Real Estate Group and member of the equity committee. Prior to Zisler Capital Associates, he acquired commercial and multifamily properties while working at Buchanan Street Partners in Los Angeles and Heitmanin Chicago. He started his career at Goldman Sachs in Equity Derivatives Trading in New York City. Mr. Zisler earned his B.A. in Economics from Boston College. He is a registered real estate broker in the state of Colorado and is a member of various industry groups including the Commercial Redevelopment Council of the Urban Land Institute.


Joan Zisler
Chief Operating Officer, Zisler Capital Associates, LLC

Joan Rasna Zisler was a professional vocalist and music teacher in the Princeton School System in New Jersey. Early in Joan’s career she sang for Leonard Bernstein, Pierre Boulez, Anton Dorati, Robert Shaw,  and recently in Vail under Yannick Nezet-Seguin, among others. She served on the American Repertory Ballet Board and was president of the Princeton School PTO Council as well as many other volunteer organizations. She currently sings with the Colorado Symphony Choir. Joan has held NJ and CA brokerage licenses.

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