Shahin Yazdi

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Principal, Managing Director


Shahin Yazdi joined George Smith Partners in 2007 after several years of commercial banking experience. Working at a bank gave Mr. Yazdi a tremendous amount of experience in understanding the intricacies of the banking system while working hand in hand with underwriters and the Chief Credit Officer to get loans approved.  During his tenor at George Smith Partners, he has worked on several hundred transactions and a variety of property types, including Multi-Family, Senior Housing, Assisted Living Facilities, Student Housing, Shopping Centers, Office buildings, Industrial parks, Hotels, Mobile Home Parks, “Horizontal Apartments” (pools of Single Family Residences that are being leased), and Corporate Owner-User loans. During 2009 – 2010, Mr. Yazdi provided consulting work for property owners and lenders that needed assistance with troubled loans and distressed assets. Currently, he is an active Real Estate Investor and he is involved in a number of professional organizations as well as various charities. Mr. Yazdi holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara.