Executive Managing Director
Paul Hughson is an Executive Managing Director at Island Capital Group, having joined in July 2009 after enjoying a 16 year banking relationship with Island and its predecessor company, Insignia Financial Group.
Prior to his affiliation with Island, Mr. Hughson was a member of the Lehman Brothers Global Real Estate Group for 15 years, and was the head of global credit distribution. Mr. Hughson joined Lehman in 1993 to develop Lehman Brothers’ conduit securitization platform and subsequently became responsible for all of Lehman’s proprietary and client based Agency CMBS and CRE CDO securitization businesses bringing over $100B of new issue securitized product to market. In 2004 Mr. Hughson became the head of Lehman Brothers’ Bridge Equity business which successfully redistributed approximately $4B of real estate equity into the institutional marketplace.
Prior to joining Lehman Brothers, from 1986-1993, Mr. Hughson practiced real estate law with Thacher Proffitt & Wood.
Mr. Hughson received his J.D. from the University of Virginia in 1986 and his B.A. from Tufts University in 1983.