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Lainie Minnick is Managing Director, Senior Portfolio Manager and Chief Financial Officer of Black Creek Diversified Property Fund Inc., an investment platform sponsored by Black Creek Group, a leading real estate investment management firm. In this role, Ms. Minnick is responsible for overseeing Black Creek Diversified Property Fund Inc.’s portfolio strategy and performance, debt capital markets initiatives, financial reporting and forecasting, treasury management, the application of the fund’s net asset value (NAV) policies and procedures, accounting, tax compliance, and other related areas of responsibilities. Additionally, as Head of Debt Capital Markets for Black Creek Group, she oversees debt capital markets across the firm. Since joining Black Creek in 2007, Ms. Minnick has overseen the execution of over $12 billion of financing transactions.
Ms. Minnick has approximately 25 years of experience within the real estate industry and prior to joining Black Creek she served as Project Executive for Urban Villages, Inc. a Denver-based real estate development firm. Before that she was with Goldman Sachs (NSYE: GS), most recently as Vice President working exclusively with Whitehall Funds, a series of global real estate opportunity funds. Based in both New York and London, Ms. Minnick was responsible for executing real estate related financing transactions throughout the U.S. and Europe. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Ms. Minnick worked for the Archon Group, a subsidiary of Goldman Sachs, where she was responsible for real estate related portfolio management and loan asset management efforts.
Ms. Minnick served as the inaugural chair of the Women’s Network at Black Creek Group (WNBC), an organization committed to providing professional development opportunities for the women within Black Creek and the business community. Additionally, Ms. Minnick was recognized by Real Estate Forum as a 2018 Woman of Influence.
Ms. Minnick holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University and a Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.