Mr. Metz is a non-executive director of Colony NorthStar, Inc. Previously, Mr. Metz served as an independent director of NorthStar Asset Management Group Inc., a position he had held from June 2014 until January 2017. Mr. Metz is also the Managing Principal of the Related Companies’ real estate fund management team, which he founded in April 2009, operating from offices in New York, Chicago, Boston, Dallas and Los Angeles and staffed with industry veterans. The fund management platform currently manages capital on behalf of sovereign wealth funds, public pension plans, multi-managers, endowments, Taft Hartley plans and family offices across the following strategies: distressed and value added real estate opportunities, origination and acquisition of construction and transitional loans and multifamily housing opportunities across the United States.
Prior to joining Related Companies, Mr. Metz served as a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs. During his 12 years at Goldman Sachs, Mr. Metz held numerous positions of increasing responsibility and served on various boards and investment committees. Mr. Metz is a principal shareholder of Related Fund Management, LLC and Sousa Holdings, LLC. Mr. Metz holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan.