Edwin Farah is the chief financial officer for PGIM Private Alternatives. Ed is based in Newark, New Jersey.
PGIM Private Alternatives is the $310B+business of PGIM, comprising PGIM Real Estate, PGIM Private Capital and Montana Capital Partners (mcp).
PGIM Private Alternatives provides clients with seamless access to a comprehensive set of investment and financing solutions across private credit, real estate equity and debt, agriculture, infrastructure and private equity.
As chief financial officer, Ed is responsible for the financial reporting, planning and analysis, capital management and corporate finance functions of the business. He is also a member of PGIM Real Estate’s Global Management Council, U.S. Equity and U.S. Debt Executive Councils, and the Global Operating Risk Committee.
Prior to this role, Ed was the vice president and global head of finance leading PGIM Real Estate’s financial planning and analysis function. Before joining PGIM Real Estate in 2015, Ed worked at Jefferies & Company and its predecessor firm, Prudential Futures, for 16 years.
Earlier, he was managing director and chief financial officer of the Futures division where he was responsible for the financial functions, with an emphasis on the division’s capital requirements, financial planning and analysis in support of the firm’s growth, development and day-to-day business goals.
Previously, Ed held financial reporting and financial planning and analysis roles at Jefferies/Prudential Futures, Lazard Freres and Alliance Capital Management.
Ed has a bachelor’s degree in finance and a master of business administration from Long Island University in New York. He serves on the board of directors and finance committee of Newark Opportunity Youth Network.