Principal and Portfolio Manager
Mr. Socaransky is a Principal and Portfolio Manager of Westport and a member of the Investment Committee based in the Connecticut office. Mr. Socaransky is responsible for a broad range of property, debt and operating company investments and he leads the firm’s innovative cold-storage platform and homebuilder inventory investment initiatives.
Prior to joining Westport in 2006, Mr. Socaransky spent four years as an Associate in the Real Estate Group at Oaktree. Prior to joining Oaktree, Mr. Socaransky was an Analyst in Salomon Smith Barney’s Global Real Estate and Lodging Investment Banking Group for two years, specializing in mergers, acquisitions and capital raising.
Mr. Socaransky holds an Honors Business Administration Degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario, Canada.