Aliana Spungen is a Managing Director and the head of new business development for all real estate products at Angelo Gordon. Aliana joined Angelo Gordon over 20 years ago and helped transform the firm’s real estate business from a single US opportunistic strategy to a global platform that includes a number of products along the risk/return spectrum, including strategies focused on the US, Europe, Asia, net lease, and commercial real estate debt. She has worked in the real estate industry since 1986, most recently as Director of Marketing for Guggenheim Realty Funds Management. Previously, Aliana worked at SSR Realty Advisors, Eastdil Realty, and Southeast Bank. Aliana received her B.S. degree from the University of Florida and is on the board of St. Ann’s Warehouse, a cutting-edge performing arts institution in Brooklyn, New York.