Cerberus Capital Management, a global alternative investment firm, has hired Michael Keough as a managing director to lead capital raising and investor partnerships in the western U.S. for the firm’s real estate platform.

Keough brings over 20 years of experience in capital fundraising roles. He was most recently a partner at Headlands Capital, where he led business development and investor relations and assisted in the origination of secondary market transactions. From 2015 to 2021, Keough was a managing director at DWS, where he served most recently as head of the core institutional client group. Earlier in his career, he held senior positions at Goldman Sachs Asset Management as well as Invesco, where he managed fundraising from public fund clients across the western U.S.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Mike to Cerberus and further strengthen our connectivity with investors in the Western United States,” states Grant Berlin, global head of real estate fundraising for Cerberus. “His sector knowledge, regional familiarity, and decades of experience will support our platform’s continued growth.”