Daniel Gilbert has been promoted to chief executive of NorthStar Real Estate Income Trust Inc., as well as getting the same position at NorthStar Realty Asset Management LLC. The latter company is a newly formed subsidiary of NorthStar Realty Finance Corp.
NorthStar Real Estate Income Trust originates, invests in and manages commercial real estate debt, securities and equity investments. Gilbert currently is president and chief investment officer. He has held the president title since March 2011. Gilbert is co-president of NorthStar Realty Finance since April 2011 and was named its chief investment officer in January 2009.