Board of Advisors

James Fitzgerald


James Fitzgerald serves on the Board of Advisors at MLK Real Estate Capital and guides the firm with strategic vision and execution of the firm's business plan. James is also a member of the firm's investment committee and assists in sourcing and reviewing potential real estate equity and debt financing transactions. Additionally, James sources clients for the firm through his extensive network of family offices and other relationships.

James Fitzgerald is a seasoned real estate banking professional whose exemplary career has spanned more than 35 years and accounts for nearly $40 billion in financing and investment in real estate transactions. Among his most notable accomplishments are the development financing of 15 Central Park West; extensive redevelopment of the Times Square section of New York City including the development of the New York Times headquarters; and the launch of development finance for downtown Brooklyn through the support of Forest City Ratner, a publicly traded company largely responsible for the redevelopment of prime Brooklyn including the Atlantic Yards project; among many other projects across the United States.