The European Chapter

Meet the Chapter Leadership Team

Craig Mason

SHA, ’12

Craig is a Vice President on the Investments team in Madison International Realty’s London office.  He is responsible for the underwriting and execution of Madison’s equity transactions including all aspects of financial analysis, property due diligence and transaction structuring with a geographic focus on the UK, the Netherlands and Australia. Prior to rejoining Madison in 2016, Craig co-founded a startup in the co-living sector and also worked on the development team for Porto Montenegro – a mixed-use marina, residential and hospitality project.

Craig graduated from the School of Hotel Administration in 2012 with a minor in Real Estate.

Wilson Lee

BS, ’83

Wilson Lee is a Founding Partner & Senior Advisor of Cale Street Partners, a real estate investment and finance firm focused on the United Kingdom, Western Europe and North America. Since its inception in 2014, Cale Street has provided innovative structured debt and/or equity capital solutions to investors, operators and developers in eight countries across most major real estate asset classes and in multiple currencies.

Cale Street has created a unique model designed to provide security of income and capital preservation in partnership with the Kuwait Investment Office, the London office of the Kuwait Investment Authority and the world’s first sovereign wealth fund established in 1953. Cale Street’s target transaction size for prospective debt and/or equity capital opportunities is in a range between €125 million and €750 million.

Wilson has over 35 years of experience in the real estate market.  Over his 18 years at Lehman Brothers in New York and London, he held several senior management roles in real estate, including starting and heading Lehman’s European principal investment platform in 1996 as well has being a member of both the Fixed Income and Investment Banking Divisions’ European Executive Committees.  He then founded UBS’ principal finance business for Europe and Asia Pacific in 2005 where he was also a member of the Global Real Estate Task Force and Global Fixed Income Risk Committees.  He then went on to become European Head of the Global Opportunity Fund at ING Real Estate Investment Management in 2008. Wilson graduated from Cornell University School of Hotel Administration in 1983 with a B.S. and Columbia Business School in 1987 with an MBA.

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