Ms. Philis oversees investor relations and capital raising efforts at PEF Advisors. She has over 20 years of experience in investor relations and real estate capital markets, including debt and equity.
Prior to joining PEF Advisors, she participated in over $3 billion of capital raised for projects including comingled funds, programmatic joint ventures and individual joint ventures with firms including Westbrook, Lend Lease and Tishman Speyer. Institutional investors have included public and private pension funds, insurance companies, endowments, foundations and sovereign wealth funds. Previously, she worked in mortgage banking with Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, placing ~$1 billion in debt, and as a commercial real estate attorney with CIGNA.
Ms. Philis earned a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of Connecticut, a juris doctor from the University of Connecticut School of Law and an MBA in finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business.