Greystar Hires Industry Veteran Joseph M. Pistone to Lead New Global Tax Strategy

Joseph Pistone

CHARLESTON, S.C. – July 13, 2022 – Greystar Real Estate Partners, LLC (“Greystar”), a global leader in the investment, development, and management of high-quality rental housing properties, today announced that Joseph M. Pistone has joined the company as Senior Managing Director, Global Tax to lead Greystar’s tax function. 

Pistone brings more than 25 years of experience in the global tax environment and success in executing a tax service model at a global scale, which will play a key role in Greystar’s overall global tax strategy. He will be responsible for coordinating and unifying teams from across business segments and will enhance alignment between the business, internal, and external tax teams. Pistone will report to Chris Moltke-Hansen, Senior Managing Director of Corporate Accounting, Treasury, and Tax. 

“As Greystar continues to grow, Pistone will not only help bolster our global tax approach but will also ensure we are partnering closely with our business teams, external legal advisors, and tax service providers to meet Greystar’s dynamically growing tax support needs,” said Moltke-Hansen. “Pistone’s extensive experience bridging the technical and commercial aspects of transaction structuring will be crucial as we take this vital step in enhancing our tax strategy.”

Pistone joins Greystar from JP Morgan Global Asset Management, where he served in various roles for the past 15 years. He was most recently Global Tax Director for Alternatives and Asia Real Estate. Before that he was US Tax Reporting Director for Tishman Speyer, where he was responsible for all tax reporting aspects of the Tishman Speyer portfolio spanning across 17 funds domestically and internationally. He also held roles at BISYS Private Equity Services, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, and Arthur Anderson LLP. 

“I’m looking forward to bringing a comprehensive and unified global tax strategy to Greystar,” said Pistone. “In a global tax environment that is becoming more complicated to navigate, my goal is to create consistency for Greystar’s tax strategy.” 

Pistone holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and an MBA in Finance from Fordham University. He also had a combined teaching tenure of more than fifteen years, where he was an Adjunct Professor for the Graduate School of Business as well as the College of Business Administration at Fordham University, and an Adjunct Professor for the Graduate School of Business – Real Estate Program at New York University. 


About Greystar
Greystar is a leading, fully integrated real estate company offering expertise in investment management, development, and management of rental housing properties globally. Headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina, Greystar manages and operates over $221 billion of real estate in 224 markets globally including offices throughout North America, Europe, South America, and the Asia-Pacific region. Greystar is the largest operator of apartments in the United States, manages over 768,000 units/beds, and has a robust institutional investment management platform with more than $58.2 billion of assets under management, including over $24 billion of development assets. Greystar was founded by Bob Faith in 1993 with the intent to become a provider of world-class service in the rental residential real estate business. To learn more, visit

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