Allianz Taps Loan, Asset Management Head

Peggy DaSilva, who brings more than 30 years of industry experience to the firm, will oversee the loan and asset management group for the Americas region.
Peggy DaSilva

Allianz Real Estate has hired Peggy DaSilva to head the company’s loan and asset management group for the Americas region. In this role, she will actively manage Allianz’s $16 billion debt and equity investment portfolio. DaSilva, who possesses more than 30 years of commercial real estate and finance experience, will be based in the firm’s New York office.

DaSilva previously served as a managing director with Canyon Partners Real Estate for nearly three and a half years. She also held the position of managing director with CBRE Global Investors, The Rockefeller Group and Deutsche Bank USA—her tenure with Deutsche Bank spanning more than 14 years. Earlier in her career, she worked for Citicorp Securities, Chemical Bank and Bank of America. DaSilva holds a bachelor’s degree in art history from Wellesley College and an MBA from Columbia Business School.

“Peggy has the real estate acumen and investment insight to actively manage our expanding portfolio of investments in debt, direct equity, joint venture partnerships and funds,” said Christoph Donner, CEO of Allianz Real Estate of America, in a prepared statement.

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