Firas Turkmani



Job Functions: Debt Capital Markets, Equity Capital Markets


Firas is a Director with Ackman-Ziff’s Hospitality Group where he originates and places debt and joint venture equity. Since joining the firm in July 2014, Firas has helped facilitate more than $3.5 billion in raised proceeds across redevelopment, ground-up, acquisition, leasehold, and specialty structures.


Prior to joining Ackman-Ziff, Firas worked at Wells Fargo in its Hospitality Finance Group where he helped originate more than $300 million of fixed and floating-rate loans.


Firas holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the Cornell School of Hotel Administration with a Minor in Real Estate. He is also a Board Member of the Cornell Real Estate Council – NY Chapter.

Areas of Interest

Risk Profile
Deal Type
Acquisition, Development, Recapitalization, Refinance, Rehabilitation, Partner Buyout
Property Type