Representative in Japan, Managing Director
Fortress Real Estate Asia GK

Prior to joining Fortress, Yamashita was in Morgan Stanley’s Securitized Product Group where he led many financings involving corporate restructurings, a management buyout, property acquisitions, pre-REIT bridge financing, and other real estate-related financial transactions. From 1984 to 2005, Yamashita worked at the Development Bank of Japan (DBJ) where he led financings in Japan involving infrastructure, property, hospitals, and project finance. He also spearheaded the formation of a joint venture with Nomura Securities. Yamashita received a Bachelor’s degree from Hitotsubashi University in 1984 and a Master’s in Public Administration from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.