Ola Hixon is an executive director at PGIM Real Estate and a portfolio manager on the U.S. Value-Add team. Based in New York, Ola will focus on setting fund strategy and on oversight of asset management and transactions for the Impact Value Partners (IVP) fund and the Closed-End Value Add series fund series.
Prior to joining PGIM Real Estate, Ola was a senior principal at KKR & Co., with responsibility for portfolio and asset management functions of opportunistic real estate funds with properties located across the country. Previously, Ola worked at The Blackstone Group where she managed early stage portfolio companies and direct investments within the real estate division. Earlier, Ola worked at The JBG Companies, UBS and the investment banking division of Citigroup.
Ola has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and a master’s degree in business administration from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Ola serves on ULI’s Multifamily Gold Council and is an active participant in the Real Estate Executive Council. In addition, Hixon serves as a board member of the non-profit New York City Parks Foundation, which transforms parks into vibrant community centers.