Mr. Vallese oversees a real estate debt and equity portfolio, including investment properties located primarily in the East and Midwest United States.
He brings over 23 years of real estate experience to his position, previously as a Manager in the Negotiated Transactions Department at the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac). His primary focus at Freddie Mac was specializing in the securitization and credit enhancement of pools of multifamily mortgages. Mr. Vallese’s tenures at mortgage banking firm Walker & Dunlop, Inc., and Arthur Andersen & Co. contributed to his broad experience in real estate asset and portfolio management across virtually all commercial property types including strategic planning, portfolio, property and market analysis, underwriting, financing, and disposition. He is also well versed in real estate systems design and implementation.
Mr. Vallese obtained an undergraduate degree from the George Washington University and a Master of Science degree in Real Estate from the Johns Hopkins University and is a member of the Johns Hopkins University Real Estate Forum.