Rizk Management

As the head of D.E. Shaw’s real estate unit, George Rizk is leading his firm’s charge into global property investing.

What do a Trump hotel project in Hawaii, a pre-IPO investment in a Beijing-based property company and the purchase of a 57,000-acre swath of New Mexico have in common? They are just three of the 20 deals George Rizk has closed in his first 20 months as head of real estate at $34 billion New York–based alternative investment firm D.E.

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