Susan Barlow is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the business, product development, capital formation and along with Kathy Sweeney, setting the long-term strategic direction for Blue Moon Capital Partners and the interim tactical plans. Susan is Chairperson of the Management and Investment Committees. She has over 25 years of experience advising institutional real estate clients on branding, strategy implementation, product development and capital formation.
Previously, Susan was Managing Director and Head of Global Client Relations for RREEF, a global institutional real estate investment manager wholly owned by Deutsche Bank. At RREEF, she directed the activities of the firm’s 60-person global client relations team and led the firm’s product development, client relations, sales, marketing and investor communications. She was a member of the global Executive Committee responsible for managing RREEF and also, a member of the Infrastructure Executive Committee, Private Equity Executive Committee and Board of Directors of Rosen Real Estate Securities.
Susan co-founded a real estate fund-of-funds investment management firm allocating capital to small and mid-size operating companies. Previously, she was the CEO and President of a strategic advisory firm assisting real estate operating partners and investment managers develop investment vehicles and capital formation strategies for the institutional marketplace. Early in her career, she founded the institutional real estate consulting practice for Callan Associates, one of the largest independently owned investment consulting firms in the United States.
Susan earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Denver and a Bachelor of Science degree from Black Hills State University.