Partner and Head of U.S. Real Estate, Bridges Ventures
Rachel Diller is a Partner and Head of U.S. Real Estate at Bridges Ventures, specialist fund manager dedicated to sustainable and impact investing. Previously, she was a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs in the firm’s Urban Investment Group (UIG), a principal investing platform that deploys capital to underserved domestic urban markets. At Goldman, Ms. Diller was responsible for the group’s national lending and investing, deploying over $750 million of capital into public-private financed projects. Prior to joining Goldman in 2009, Rachel was a Managing Director in the Commercial Real Estate Group of Centerline Capital Group, where she led the affordable housing lending businesses and was responsible for financing over $1 billion of commercial real estate in 18 states. Rachel began her career as a New York City Urban Fellow, developing transitional housing projects for New York City’s Department of Homeless Services, where she was the Director of Facility, Planning and Development. Ms. Diller serves on the board of Corporation for Supportive Housing and is an Adjunct Professor in Columbia Business School’s Real Estate MBA Program. Ms. Diller earned a BA in Urban Studies from University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Columbia Business School.
Nearly 80% of U.S. populations live in urban areas, and the impact is not always positive. How do we empower communities to solve the challenges that cities face? This panel takes a view of cities at the systems level in order to examine integrative approaches to fostering community, shared purpose and equitable living. Going beyond […]