Thomas Yanagi is a Managing Director at Digital Bridge and Digital Colony, where he leads the capital markets and debt financing strategies and execution. He has more than 20 years of principal investing, asset management, and capital restructuring experience. He has been with Digital Bridge since its founding.
Prior to joining Digital Bridge, Mr. Yanagi was Head of the Telecommunications Infrastructure Team in New York for Macquarie Infrastructure Partners (MIP). During his 13 years tenure with Macquarie, Mr. Yanagi led a number of investments in sectors including telecommunications, energy, and transportation. Most notably, he was responsible for the firm’s investment in Global Tower Partners and managed the investment through to its exit in 2013. In addition to leading transactions, Mr. Yanagi maintained an asset management role and served on the Board of Directors for several MIP portfolio companies, including GTP. Previously, Mr. Yanagi worked in private equity at Nomura Securities and Madison Investment Partners.
Mr. Yanagi received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Rutgers College and an MBA from the Columbia Business School.
He currently serves on the Board of Directors of DataBank.