Holding both an MBA and a BA from the University of Chicago, Roland started his career working at the M&A Department of Lazard in New York and then transferred to Lazard in Paris.
In 2004, he joined UBS in the Real Estate Group where he was an Executive Director and gained experience in sourcing, supervising due diligence, structuring and negotiating transactions for a total amount of more than $20 billion for listed and unlisted real estate companies, private equity funds, hedge funds, family offices, retirement funds and sovereign funds.
In 2013, he joined the LFPI team to open the New York office as Managing Partner in charge of the United States. Roland frequently moderates panels and speaks at nationally recognized real estate conferences (IMN, Markets Group, PREA). He is also a member of several advisory boards in real estate and private equity funds.
Headquartered in Paris, LFPI is a European multi-strategy alternative asset manager with over $4bn of equity under management committed by pension plans, insurance companies, family offices, and other institutional investors. In the United States, LFPI invests in real estate (funds, co-investments, direct deals), private equity (funds and co-investments), and credit (funds and co-investments).