Leighton Zema

Terra Capital (TCP)

Head of Business Development

Job Functions: Business Development, Investor Relations


Leighton joined Terra in 2019 and leads all Business Development and Investor Relations functions at the firm. Prior to Terra, Leighton was a Senior Director at KLS Diversified Asset Management, a $4bn multi-strategy credit hedge fund and private credit manager. Before KLS, Leighton was a Director at Sound Point Capital, an alternative credit asset manager. At Sound Point, Leighton led the private client effort and the firm's AUM increased to over $15bn, during his tenure. Leighton has 13 years of experience in financial services and previously held senior positions at Neuberger Berman, Lyxor Asset Management and Deutsche Bank. Leighton earned both his MBA and BS in Business Administration from Villanova University. He served as a graduate research fellow during his graduate studies and was awarded a full tuition scholarship. During undergraduate, he was awarded a full athletic scholarship as part of Villanova's varsity football team.

Areas of Interest

Risk Profile
Deal Type
Acquisition, Development, Recapitalization, Rehabilitation
Property Type