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H.I.G. Realty Partners chooses head of U.S. real estate debt originations

Michael Mestel was named managing director and head of U.S. real estate debt originations at H.I.G. Realty Partners, the real estate investment affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, a news release said.

It could not be learned whether it is a new position.

Mr. Mestel, who will be based in New York, was previously head of West Coast originations at Square Mile Capital Management.

David Hirschberg and Ira Weidhorn, co-heads of H.I.G. Realty Partners; Jeff Wiseman, managing director and head of U.S. real estate debt at H.I.G. Realty; and officials at Square Mile Capital could not be immediately reached to provide further information.