Starwood Capital Group
Managing Director, Asia
Kevin Colket is a Managing Director at Starwood Capital Group.
Prior to relocating to Hong Kong in March 2015 to lead the firm’s Asia efforts, Mr. Colket was Co-Head of the Firms’ Global Hotel Acquisitions Group based in London and led Starwood Capital’s hospitality acquisition efforts in Europe from 2012.
Since joining Starwood Capital’s Greenwich, C.T. office in the U.S. in 2007, where he worked until moving to the U.K. in 2012, Mr. Colket has successfully led more than $4 billion in closed equity and debt transactions. Mr. Colket has also asset-managed many of the Firm’s key hospitality investments and made several large mezzanine loans for Starwood Property Trust.
Prior to joining Starwood Capital, Mr. Colket worked as Director of Acquisitions and Development for Edinburgh Management, a U.S. based hotel joint venture with the Bank of Scotland. Before that, Mr. Colket held various finance and investment banking positions at Goldman, Sachs & Co., Bank of Boston (now Bank of America), and Paine Webber (now UBS).
Mr. Colket earned an MBA from the Harvard Business School and a B.A. degree in economics from Trinity College.
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Kevin Colket, Managing Director, Asia, Starwood Capital Group
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