Zach Halpern


Director of Capital Markets



As Director of Capital markets, Zach Halpern is responsible for supervising all capital markets activity, including placement of Dwight Capital originated mortgages and pipeline hedging. Zach has spent years building relationships in the CMBS market and utilizes those relationships to the prosperity of the client. Mr. Halpern possesses an expert understanding of structure and trading, which helps provide the best execution and alternatives for clients.

Zach began his career as an institutional money manager at Lord Abbett, where he was responsible for the management of a book of CMBS and consumer ABS asset backed. Prior to Royal Bank of Canada, Zach was employed by Lord Abbett from 2008 to 2012, where he worked with a team dealing with CMBS and consumer asset-backed securities. Zachary received his B.S. degree in Applied Economics and Management from Cornell University and also holds a CFA designation.