Tampa, Fla. – American Landmark, one of the fastest-growing multifamily owner-operators in the country, has appointed Bulent Yazar as Managing Director, Underwriting and Robert Cole Malizia as Director, Underwriting. Yazar and Malizia will be based out of Lake Park and will report to Christine DeFilippis, Chief Investment Officer of American Landmark.
As Managing Director of Underwriting, Yazar will be responsible for completing all acquisition underwriting, analysis and committee approvals. He will also assist with debt and equity placement, coordinate and prepare transition with operations, and close acquisitions with legal, sellers, partners and debt.
As Director of Underwriting, Malizia will be responsible for analyzing acquisition opportunities, completing investment diligence, coordinating buyer and seller transition and takeover, and assisting with debt and equity placement.
“Cole and Bulent provide extensive experience in financial analyses and market knowledge of the southeast, supplementing American Landmark’s progression and strategy,” said Joe Lubeck, CEO of American Landmark. “We look forward to their contributions as we carry out additional acquisitions throughout the region this year.”
Previous to his new role, Yazar served as Senior Acquisitions Analyst for American Landmark, where he conducted complex research and analysis activities on potential transactions for multifamily properties.
Yazar received his Bachelor of Business in Finance and Master in Business Administration from Western Illinois University.
Prior to joining American Landmark, Malizia served as an Investment Sales Associate for Franklin Street Real Estate. In this role, he assisted the transaction process in multimillion-dollar multifamily closings, prepared pitch materials for prospective listings and offering materials, and actively managed due diligence and the closing process during property transactions.
Previous to his role at Franklin Street Real Estate, Malizia worked as an Analyst for Fleetcor Technologies, Inc., a publicly traded global provider of specialized payment products and services.
Malizia received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Business Administration from Washington and Lee University. He is a member of the Real Estate Investment Council (REIC) and the Society of Real Estate Professionals (SOREP).
ABOUT AMERICAN LANDMARK
American Landmark is a national multifamily owner-operator specializing in multifamily acquisition, repositioning and property management. It owns and operates properties in Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, and Texas. The company is committed to delivering great service and outstanding living environments to residents; delivering attractive risk-adjusted returns to investors and partners; and providing opportunities for growth, advancement and diversity to its team members. For more information, visit https://www.alapts.com/.