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Erik Moresco


Founder and Managing Partner
Victory Advisors (New York, NY)


Mr. Erik Moresco is the Founder and Managing Partner at Victory Advisors. Previously, he was a Managing Director at Blackstones Real Estate Advisors. He was also an Investment Adviser at The Blackstone Group, Private Equity Group. At Blackstone, Mr. Moresco was responsible for business development, deal sourcing, and investment execution across Europe and specifically in, Spain, Portugal, Holland, the Netherlands, Belgium, France and Italy, among others. His investment experience includes corporate acquisitions, portfolios of real estate, hotel and leisure assets, strategic joint ventures as well as involvement with non-real estate companies which rely heavily on real estate or similar assets in areas such as retailing, oil and gas, and infrastructure. Mr. Moresco joined Blackstone from Morgan Stanley's investment banking division where he spent nearly six years in their New York, London, and Paris offices. At Morgan Stanley, he helped execute a wide variety of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, distressed restructurings, and debt and equity issuance in diverse industries as well as real estate private equity investments on behalf of Morgan Stanley’s real estate funds. In 2000, Mr. Moresco became a key member of Morgan Stanley's French Real Estate Private Equity team. He has been involved in the successful acquisition of over € 2.4 billion in assets including landmark corporate divestures by EDF, France Telecom, Deutsche Bank, and Alcatel, as well as, corporate and single asset transactions. Mr. Moresco’s native language is Dutch and has native level fluency in English, French, and Spanish.


Mr. Moresco holds a Bachelor’s degree from Cornell University.