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Fifield Cos. announces addition of Marty Alston as managing director

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Chicago-based developer Fifield Cos. has announced Marty Alston has joined the firm as a managing director. In this role, Alston is responsible for developing and expanding institutional investor relationships across the firm. In collaboration with Fifield’s existing team, he will also oversee the firm’s fundraising efforts for new construction development and value-add acquisitions.

Chicago-based developer Fifield Cos. has announced Marty Alston has joined the firm as a managing director. In this role, Alston is responsible for developing and expanding institutional investor relationships across the firm. In collaboration with Fifield’s existing team, he will also oversee the firm’s fundraising efforts for new construction development and value-add acquisitions.

Previously, Alston was a partner and head of portfolio and asset management at Capri Capital, where he was active in new business development, investor relations and private equity fund management, and oversaw a transaction volume of $5 billion during his tenure. In addition, Alston was responsible for a $3.5 billion national real estate portfolio comprising more than 15,000 apartment units and 3 million square feet of office, retail, mixed-use, condominium and lodging assets. He was also a member of Capri’s Investment Committee.

Prior to joining Capri, Alston spent 18 years at Northern Trust, where he developed new business and managed global corporate relationships, coordinating delivery of investment management, trust and banking services.

Alston holds a master’s degree in business administration from the Indiana University Kelly School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in marketing and international business from Bowling Green State University.