Oak Street Real Estate Capital Expands Investment Team with a Strategic Senior Hire

Chicago, IL – Oak Street Real Estate Capital, LLC (“Oak Street”), a leading real estate investment manager, has added CBRE veteran Guy Ponticiello as a Managing Director to join the firm’s senior investment team. In addition to sourcing and structuring sale-leaseback transactions, Guy will be integral in expanding Oak Street’s real estate fund strategies as the Firm explores other net lease verticals.

“Guy’s relationships and experience, particularly in working with occupier clients and structuring real estate solutions, will be incredibly additive to our business. His background will help Oak Street thoughtfully expand our offering and accelerate our immediate goal of investing an additional $20 billion in our sector,” said Chief Executive Officer, Marc Zahr.

Guy brings over 30 years of real estate experience serving corporations, institutional investors and financial institutions with sale leaseback transactions, built-to-suit developments, and net lease investment sales throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. He served as Managing Director and National Practice Leader of CBRE’s Corporate Capital Markets Group, an international practice which provides capital markets solutions for corporately-owned and occupied real estate. Prior to CBRE, Guy spent 18 years at JLL where he led the Corporate Finance and Net Lease Group, a national advisory and investment sales practice group for occupier and investor clients. Guy has executed CRE transactions in excess of $30 billion during his career. “Having known the pedigree of Oak Street for some time and being familiar with their ability to execute large and complex capital markets transactions, I am thrilled to join the team and bring my real estate structuring and institutional investment experience to the Oak Street platform.”

Guy holds a Master of Business Administration from Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from DePaul University.

About Oak Street

Oak Street Real Estate Capital, LLC is Chicago-based private equity real estate firm primarily focused on acquiring properties net-leased to investment grade rated tenants. Oak Street specializes in providing unique and flexible real estate solutions to a variety of organizations including corporations, healthcare systems, universities and government entities. For more information, please email