Greg Weston advises emerging managers and other sponsors of private equity, real estate and debt funds regarding fund formation, regulatory and transactional matters. Greg also represents institutional investors in connection with their alternative investments. Greg has extensive experience in real estate finance and investments, and has represented lenders, investors and developers in a variety of complex transactions involving office, retail and multifamily properties. He also has worked extensively with investors and other participants on public private partnerships relating to transportation, energy and other infrastructure projects and with bond issuers, underwriters and not-for-profits in a variety of taxable and tax-exempt transactions involving infrastructure, housing and higher education.
Greg currently serves on the firm’s Diversity Committee and Hiring Committee and is Co-Chair of the firm’s Black Lawyers Network. Greg also serves as General Counsel to the National Association of Investment Companies and is a member of the Real Estate Executive Council. He is a governor appointee to the Real Estate Board of the State of New York, and a State Senate appointee to the New York State Procurement Council. He is a trustee of Democracy Prep New York Charter Schools, the Board President of Weston United Community Renewal, and a board member of The Bridge. He also serves on the Finance Committee for The Riverside Church focusing on investment activities.
Greg received a B.A. from Howard University in 1979 and a J.D. from Columbia University School of Law in 1982.