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Angelo, Gordon’s real estate head, Keith Barket, remembered at mass today

December 29, 2010 11:35AM

Mourners are attending a mass this morning for Keith Barket, the top global real estate executive at investment firm Angelo, Gordon, who died last week at age 49.

Barket, a senior managing director at Angelo, Gordon and the head of the firm’s worldwide real estate activities, died of stomach cancer Dec. 22, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Barket, along with colleague Adam Schwartz, was ranked 30 among New York real estate’s Power 100 by the Observer.

Barket was with Angelo, Gordon since 1997 and helped to grow it into a one of the world’s top private-equity real estate investment firms.

In March, Angelo, Gordon partnered with Extell Development to purchase the Helmsley Carlton House Hotel at 680 Madison Avenue for $170 million.

The service this morning is at Church of St. Ignatius Loyala at 980 Park Avenue at 84th Street.

He is survived by his wife, Laura and two children, Madeleine and Jack; his father, Keith; his mother, Virginia; a brother Sol and a sister, Kimberly Luongo, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. TRD

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