John is the Head of Structured Debt at New York Life Real Estate Investors and Portfolio Manager of the Madison Square Structured Debt Fund. He oversees the production of highly structured real estate loans across New York Life Real Estate Investors’ national platform, including construction, bridge and mezzanine financing, and he is part of the debt leadership team which prices and approves all real estate loans. Additionally, he is responsible for special servicing and manages financings and interest rate hedging strategies for the real estate equity platform.
John joined the firm in 2010. Previously, he worked in the real estate groups at FTI Consulting and Eurohypo AG. He began his career in the Real Estate and Lodging Investment Banking group at JPMorgan Chase.
John earned a B.A. from the School of Public Affairs at American University and an M.B.A. from the Stern School of Business at New York University, where he also taught as an adjunct assistant professor in the Master of Science program at the Schack Institute of Real Estate for over a decade.