Ms. Azizy has over 25 years of financial, wealth management, and real estate experience. What began as a job accounting for investments has evolved into a passion for making investments. Ms. Azizy commenced her career in Deloitte’s (formerly DH&S now D&T) tax department with emphasis on real estate partnerships. She subsequently worked for a Forbes 400 family office tax department with both operating companies and passive investments.
In 1992 after obtaining an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin, Ms. Azizy joined the Sales & Trading department of Salomon Brothers Inc. (now part of Citigroup). Her focus was on opportunistic investments for ultra-high net worth families and hedge funds. The investor profile was geared toward absolute returns vs. the relative return narrow genre institutional funds. The product breadth included distressed debt to monetization of wealth to plain vanilla equities and derivatives. Following her career at Salomon, Ms. Azizy commenced her principal real estate investing career acquiring residential properties and later exchanged into commercial and agricultural properties completing in excess of 200 transactions. Her role spanned accounting, finance, investment committee, acquisitions, leasing and property management. In 2011, Ms. Azizy joined Cushman and Wakefield where she provides tenant representation services for office clients in Miami/Dade as well as covering CMBS special servicers and loan pool buyers as a gateway point to C&W’s national platform across service lines. A sample list of office clients includes: Kraft Foods, Expedia, YP, Fox, Revlon, Telecom Italia, Verizon, State of Florida, Remy, Harper Collins, Symantec, and Sato Global.
C&W is ranked the third largest global real estate services firm. Ms. Azizy’s relationships and access to Cushman & Wakefield’s top broker colleagues is an efficient resource for national property owners.
Awards & Associations
C&W South Florida Top Producer Award, 2013
State of Florida
SATO Global Solutions