Shirish Godbole is a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley and the country head (India) of Morgan Stanley’s Real Estate Investing business. Mr. Godbole is a seasoned Real Estate Finance professional having worked in this sector for over 20 years in three continents.
Mr. Godbole has focused on real estate investing in India since 2007, initially at Goldman Sachs, where he was Managing Director and country head for Goldman Sachs’ Real Estate Principal Investments Area, and since November 2011 at Morgan Stanley.
From 2001 to 2007, he was based in London and was initially the CFO of Morgan Stanley’s Real Estate Investing Business for Europe and later the Co-head of Morgan Stanley’s Real Estate Debt Financing business for Europe.
He joined Morgan Stanley in 1994 in New York, as part of the Securitized Products Group after having spent several years at AEW Capital in Boston.
Mr. Godbole has received a Bachelor in Commerce Degree from the University of Mumbai and an MBA from Northeastern University of Boston.