Don Frey is senior vice president and assistant treasurer at Simon Property Group, a global leader in the ownership of premier shopping, dining, entertainment, and mixed-use destinations and an S&P 100 company. Simon’s properties across North America, Europe, and Asia provide community gathering places for millions of people every day and generate billions in annual sales.
Don’s chief responsibilities at Simon include managing the company’s debt portfolio, capital markets activity, treasury functions, and payment services. Prior to his current role, Don was senior finance counsel at Simon, where his legal work focused on the company’s financing matters. Don has extensive experience in all aspects of commercial real estate finance, with a particular emphasis on mortgage loan originations. Before joining Simon, Don practiced law at Dechert LLP and Alston & Bird LLP in New York where he represented banks and institutional investors in the origination, servicing, sale, and restructuring of all manner of commercial real estate debt.
Don is a graduate of Indiana University with a BS in kinesiology.