Winston is a real estate investor and property manager of several office and residential condominiums in Manhattan, Queens and Long Island. Winston obtained a Bachelor’s degree from New York University and a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law. As a former associate of Linklaters LLP and Morrison Cohen LLP, Winston advised alternative asset managers such as KKR, Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan. In addition to serving as an in-house secondee for 6 months at KKR, he most recently worked as an in-house counsel at Brookfield Property Group, a subsidiary of Brookfield Asset Management.
Winston’s legal background included advising on capital raising and marketing activities under the Investment Advisers Act, the Investment Company Act and the Securities Act. In addition, he has extensive experience in coordinating between portfolio management, legal, tax and accounting teams to structure and close investments around the globe using Delaware, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Jersey, Luxembourg, Mauritius and Singapore entities. Winston also has experience in managing global tax filings related to FATCA and Common Reporting Standard in many of these jurisdictions.