Fortress Real Estate Said to Hire Ex-Deutsche Property Investment Chief

Fortress Real Estate (Asia) GK hired Douglas Smith as a managing director to oversee its property investment advisory business, according to three people familiar with the situation.

Smith, 46, former head of real estate financing at Deutsche Bank AG in Tokyo, joined Fortress Real Estate in Tokyo on Oct. 1, the people said on condition of anonymity because they aren’t authorized to make a public announcement.

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