Krystal is a real estate executive with focused expertise in hospitality acquisitions and asset management. Mrs. England has extensive experience in all aspects of real estate investing as an equity partner, lender, and sponsor/developer.
Most recently, Mrs. England was a Managing Director for Canyon Partners in Los Angeles, where she was responsible for originating, structuring, and closing the firm’s hospitality and mixed-use real estate investments, including senior loans, mezzanine loans, preferred equity, and co-GP equity positions. She also oversaw asset management for the firm’s hospitality investments. During her tenure as an originator at Canyon, Mrs. England was responsible for over $450 million in capital deployed representing over $1.6 billion in total asset capitalization.
As an asset manager, she managed a $1.6 billion hospitality portfolio comprised of both debt and equity investments with a total key count of over 4,300 rooms.
Prior to joining Canyon Partners, Mrs. England served as Senior Vice President for Centurion Partners in Aspen, Colorado, where she managed predevelopment and financial analysis for complex mixed-use projects including The Residences at The Little Nell, a luxury fractional development opened in December 2008; and the Lodge at Aspen Mountain, a proposed 300,000 SF luxury hotel/fractional/condominium project.
Mrs. England is a graduate of the University of Virginia (BA, Environmental Science; Jefferson Scholar) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Master in City Planning, Master in Real Estate Development).