Hodes Weill hires ex-Coventry CFO

Robert Levinson has joined David Hodes and Doug Weill’s new advisory firm as chief financial officer.

Hodes Weill & Associates has appointed Robert Levinson as chief financial officer, the firm said in a statement.

The firm, which was created by former Credit Suisse placement agents David Hodes and Doug Weill in July, has hired Levinson from Coventry Real Estate Advisors, where he was chief financial officer.

Prior to Coventry, Levinson was senior manager with accounting firm Ernst & Young Kenneth Leventhal & Co.

Hodes and Weill were two of the three co-founders of Credit Suisse Real Estate Private Funds group but spun-out to create their own advisory business. Hodes Weill & Associates will offer advisory services to the private equity and private equity real estate industry. It will also source capital to help recapitalise and restructure fund managers and portfolio investments.