Roger Morales (New York) joined KKR in 2011 as part of the founding team that formed KKR’s Real Estate Platform. He serves as Head of Commercial Real Estate Acquisitions Americas and is involved in all aspects of the business including acquisitions, portfolio management and fundraising. He sits on KKR’s Real Estate Equity and Credit Investment Committees and the Equity Portfolio Management Committee in the Americas. Mr. Morales serves as co-portfolio manager for the Real Estate Partners Americas opportunistic fund series and for KKR Property Partners Americas, KKR’s real estate core plus vehicle. He also serves as a Board Member of Alpha Industrial Properties. Prior to joining KKR, Mr. Morales worked with Eton Park Capital Management and with Vornado Realty Trust where he focused on real estate and real estate related investment opportunities. Before attending business school, he worked with JP Morgan Partners where he focused on middle market corporate private equity, and with Goldman, Sachs & Co.'s leveraged finance group. He received a B.A. from the University of Miami and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. Mr. Morales is a member of the Urban Land Institute and is a member of one of its Industrial and Office Park Development Councils. He is also a member of the University of Miami Real Estate Advisory Board. Roger is an alumni and a former board member of Seizing Every Opportunity (SEO).