Ms. Khizer joined WDIP in 2020 as a Director and is responsible for marketing and capital formation at the company.
Ms. Khizer has over 8 years of client-facing financial services, investment management and fundraising experience. Prior to joining WDIP, Ms. Khizer was a Vice President at CIM Group where she focused on institutional and private wealth fundraising, specializing in private equity real estate, debt, infrastructure, corporate credit and qualified opportunity zones. Prior to joining CIM, Ms. Khizer was a Managing Director at Institutional Real Estate, Inc. (IREI) where she focused on business development with pension funds, endowments, foundations, family offices, insurance companies, consultants and Taft-Hartley investors. While at IREI she founded a young leaders program, IREI Springboard, a leadership program for the next generation of institutional investors, consultants and managers in real estate and infrastructure. Earlier to IREI, Ms. Khizer was an Investor Relations and Product Specialist at a San Francisco based public equities firm.
Salika received a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from the University of California, Davis where she graduated with honors for academic excellence.