Daniel J. Hirsch Biography

Daniel J. Hirsch


Daniel J. Hirsch is a consultant to Farallon Capital Management, L.L.C. (“FCM”), an investment firm that manages capital on behalf of institutions and individuals. Previously, from 2003 to December 2016, Mr Hirsch held several senior positions at FCM, including Managing Member of the Real Estate Group from 2009 to 2016, Managing Director from 2007 to 2008 and Legal Counsel from 2003 to 2006. Prior to joining FCM, Mr. Hirsch worked as an associate in the San Francisco office of the law firm Covington & Burling, from 2001 to 2003. In November 2019, Mr. Hirsh joined the board of Broadmark Realty Inc. (Broadmark) and is currently chairman of the nominating and corporate governance committee and a member of the compensation committee.

Mr. Hirsch previously served as director of Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. (“Playa”) from 2010 until March 2020, including serving as the FCM board designee for Playa from January 2017 until March 2020.

Mr. Hirsch graduated from Yale Law School with a J.D., and summa cum laude with a a Bachelor of Arts degree in Law, Jurisprudence and Social Thought from Amherst College.

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