Paul M. Fried

Senior Advisor

Paul Fried is a Managing Director at Traxi. His experience spans investment banking, distressed assets acquisition, workout and recovery, securitization, high-yield structured finance, equity joint ventures and fund raising. He's handled over $10 billion in distressed assets, loans and securities.

Mr. Fried previously was a Principal with AFC Realty Capital where he originated high-yield structured real estate financings and spearheaded the firm's Restructuring and Re-capitalization practice.

Before that, Mr. Fried was Principal and Chief Operating Officer of Allegiance Capital Partners, a structured finance firm focused on mezzanine investments and specializing in providing subordinate capital behind CMBS loans.

As Director at Deutsche Banc Mortgage Capital, he oversaw the Transactional Group, handling loan underwriting, due diligence and closing. He served as a member of the company's investment committee.

As an attorney with Milbank, Tweed, Hadley and McCloy's Bankruptcy and Corporate Reorganization group, he advised financial institutions, investment banks and subordinate bondholders in bankruptcy matters and distressed transactions. His experience includes buying distressed bonds and notes and handling environmentally impacted real estate.

Mr. Fried has advised private equity firms and hedge funds on real estate investments, including workouts and restructurings, joint ventures and structured lending.

Mr. Fried holds his BA from Rutgers College where he graduated with distinction and was a Henry Rutgers Scholar. He earned his JD from Rutgers University Law School and was an editor of the Law Review. He is a council member of Urban Land Institute.