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Hudson's team possesses deep experience across the commercial real estate lending space, including debt origination, due diligence, securitization, asset management, loan servicing and disposition.

Andrew Bloom

Managing Director, General Counsel/CCO

Andrew Bloom

Andrew Bloom

Managing Director, General Counsel/CCO


Email: abloom@hudsoncap.com
Phone Number: (212) 336-5267
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Andrew Bloom joined Hudson Realty Capital in June 2006 as its General Counsel. In this role, Mr. Bloom is responsible for supervising all of Hudson Realty Capital’s legal activities, including ensuring that all transactions are structured and documented appropriately, with particular attention to business objectives. In addition, Mr. Bloom works closely with Hudson Realty Capital’s asset managers to ensure that all investments perform in accordance with their governing legal documents, and in determining and pursuing legal strategies to achieve business objectives when required.

Prior to joining Hudson Realty Capital, Mr. Bloom practiced for eight years in the real estate department of Sidley Austin LLP (“Sidley”) in New York. At Sidley, Mr. Bloom represented real estate private equity funds, real estate investment trusts, developers and lenders on real property acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures, mortgage and mezzanine loan originations and securitizations. During his tenure at Sidley, Mr. Bloom also supported the Real Estate Finance & Securitization Group at CSFB in the disposition of real estate assets, loan originations, and mortgage loan acquisitions and sales. He received his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law and his B.A., with honors, from the University of Albany.

Brad Cain

Managing Director, FHA Originations

Brad Cain

Managing Director, FHA Originations


Email: bcain@hudsoncap.com
Phone Number: (212) 336-5287
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Brad Cain is a Managing Director of FHA Originations at Hudson Realty Capital, where his primary focus is on building and growing the multifamily originations aspect of the FHA platform.

Mr. Cain previously served as Managing Director at Wells Fargo Multifamily Capital where he was responsible for the origination of FHA/HUD, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and balance sheet loans for multifamily housing nationwide.

Prior to his work at Wells Fargo, he spent 12 years at Red Capital Group, holding positions in various underwriting and origination roles.  Throughout his career, he has developed expertise in Section 8 housing, LITHC and tax-exempt bond transactions, student housing, debt structuring and cash flow analysis.  Mr. Cain earned his B.A. in Economics Management and Accounting from Ohio Wesleyan University, where he was graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Summa Cum Laude.

Justin Elshire

Managing Director, FHA Originations

Justin Elshire

Managing Director, FHA Originations


Email: jelshire@hudsoncap.com
Phone Number: (212) 336-5278
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Justin Elshire is a Managing Director of FHA Originations at Hudson Realty Capital. Mr. Elshire joined the company in April 2021 and is focused on the origination of loans for various healthcare assets including assisted living, memory care, senior living facilities. Mr. Elshire brings over 19 years of experience in commercial and corporate banking, capital markets, and senior living and healthcare industries.

Before joining Hudson Realty Capital, Mr. Elshire was the Executive Vice President at X-Caliber Capital. Mr. Elshire’s experience included building capital lending relationships in his roles at various banks such as TD Bank and Wells Fargo. Throughout his career, Mr. Elshire has closed over $1.5B in transactions and is focused on utilizing the Hudson platform to access national real estate sponsors within the seniors housing and healthcare industry. Mr. Elshire earned his B.S at Ball State University and his M.B.A at Indiana Wesleyan University.

Perry Freitas

Managing Director, Loan Originations

Perry Freitas

Managing Director, Loan Originations


Email: pfreitas@hudsoncap.com
Phone Number: (212) 336-5268
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Perry Freitas joined Hudson Realty Capital at its formation in 2003, rising from an Analyst in the Asset Management group to his current role as Managing Director for Loan Origination. Mr. Freitas is responsible for sourcing lending opportunities for Hudson Realty Capital, and conducting due diligence to determine the viability and profitability of investment opportunities.

In his current role, Mr. Freitas works closely with Hudson Realty Capital’s principals and legal counsel to structure debt investments and co-lending agreements in order to maximize returns and minimize risks. Mr. Freitas is also responsible for the development of financial models for Hudson’s most complex investments, including multi-phase land developments and large portfolios or properties with multiple potential exit strategies.

Prior to joining Hudson Realty Capital, Mr. Freitas was an Analyst at SWH Funding Corp., where he assisted in the structuring, funding and closing of all SWH loans. Mr. Freitas received his B.S. from Marist College.

Paul Griffin

Managing Director, Due Diligence/FHA Operations

Paul Griffin

Managing Director, Due Diligence/FHA Operations


Email: pgriffin@hudsoncap.com
Phone Number: (212) 336-5266
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Paul Griffin is Managing Director and acting Chief Financial Officer at Hudson Realty Capital, a position he has held since 2007. In this role, Mr. Griffin is responsible for overseeing the underwriting and due diligence group at Hudson Realty Capital.
Mr. Griffin specializes in analysis and financial modeling of complex investment structures. One of his primary responsibilities is the development of Hudson Realty Capital’s proprietary financial model used to evaluate all investments.

Prior to joining Hudson Realty Capital, Mr. Griffin had underwritten and performed due diligence on over $2.7 billion in debt and equity investments since 2000 while at Questor, encompassing a wide range of property types.

Prior to his work with Questor, Mr. Griffin was a Manager of Tax Credit Investments with AIMCO, an investor in apartment communities across the United States, where Mr. Griffin underwrote LIHTC transactions and administered asset management contracts on 9,600 apartment units. Previous to AIMCO, Mr. Griffin was the Director of Asset Management for The Artery Organization, an investor in multi-family properties. Mr. Griffin received his B.S. in Accounting from Columbia Union College, and he is a member of the National Association of Home Builders.

Mandi Hackett

Managing Director, Chief FHA Underwriter

Mandi Hackett

Managing Director, Chief FHA Underwriter


Email: mhackett@hudsoncap.com
Phone Number: (212) 336-5286
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Mandi Hackett is a Managing Director and Chief FHA Underwriter at Hudson Realty Capital. Ms. Hackett joined the company earlier this year and is responsible for managing all aspects of underwriting for FHA loans across Hudson Realty Capital’s portfolio.

With nearly two decades of industry experience, Ms. Hackett previously served as a Senior Underwriter at Dwight Capital. Prior to this role, she served as Chief MAP Underwriter at Bonneville Mortgage Company where she closed over $227 million in FHA apartment loans. During her time at the company, Ms. Hackett was the only MAP approved underwriter located in Utah and was able to underwrite applications in excess of $543 million.

Ms. Hackett is also President and Owner of Avalanche Apples, a gourmet candy apple business she founded in 2002. Ms. Hackett received her B.A. in Accounting from the University of Utah.

Ilana Handler

Controller

Ilana Handler

Controller


Email: ihandler@hudsoncap.com
Phone Number: (212) 336-5281
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Ilana Handler joined Hudson Realty Capital in September 2019. In her role as Controller, she is responsible for overseeing tax compliance and audits. Ms. Handler also manages third party accounting staff and reviews and approves monthly financial reports as well as supervises in-house accounting activities.

Prior experience includes Assistant Controller for HUBBNYC Properties and Accountant at Rothstein Kass. Ms. Handler received her BA in Accounting and Finance from Muhlenberg College. She holds a CPA designation.

Brian James

FHA Analyst

Brian James

FHA Analyst


Email: bjames@hudsoncap.com
Phone Number: (212) 532-3553
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Brian James is an FHA Analyst at Hudson Realty Capital. In his current role, James is responsible for managing assigned FHA lending portfolios. Previously, James was a leasing and listing coordinator for Pinnacle Transaction Management and a real estate agent for Keller Williams Partners Realty.

James graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Arts and Sciences and a minor in Business. He received a Master’s degree in International Real Estate at Florida International University.

Jason Kirschner

Managing Director of Capital Markets

Jason Kirschner

Managing Director of Capital Markets


Email: JKirschner@hudsoncap.com
Phone Number: (212) 532-3553
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Jason Kirschner is Managing Director of Finance and Capital Markets at Hudson Realty Capital. In this role, Mr. Kirschner provides financial leadership and strategic direction to the Hudson team with a primary focus on scaling the RXR-Hudson debt portfolio.

Mr. Kirschner has two decades of industry experience and formerly served as Senior Vice President, Finance and Capital Markets at Brookfield Property Group, where he was responsible for an over $20 billion debt portfolio collateralized by over 70 office, multifamily, hotel, and development properties. In his role at Brookfield, he directly sourced and closed over 125 senior and mezzanine loans totaling over $35 billion in addition to overseeing balance sheet and capital market strategy. Prior to joining Brookfield, Mr. Kirschner was Vice President at Capmark Investments, where he originated and underwrote commercial real estate loans for high-yield debt private equity funds and CDOs and executed workout and disposition strategies for distressed loans and REO assets. He previously held a similar role at Emigrant Realty Finance and worked for Jefferies & Co. in its corporate finance and venture capital groups. Mr. Kirschner holds a B.S. degree in economics from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Columbia Business School.

David Loo

Co-Managing Partner

David Loo

Co-Managing Partner


Email: dloo@hudsoncap.com
Phone Number: (212) 336-5288
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David Loo is Co-Managing Partner of Hudson Realty Capital and a member of the firm’s Investment Committee. Mr. Loo oversees the company’s real estate investment activity and portfolio management. His additional responsibilities include developing and maintaining Hudson Realty Capital’s relationships as well as guiding the firm’s strategic direction. Under Mr. Loo’s leadership, Hudson Realty Capital has made more than $4.5 billion in aggregate investments up and down the capital stack across the multifamily, office, healthcare, industrial, retail, mixed-use and hospitality sectors.

Prior to founding Hudson Realty Capital, Mr. Loo was a Managing Director at CSFB where he helped to form the company’s Portfolio Bids Group, which invested in and managed commercial mortgage debt and real estate equity investments. During Mr. Loo’s tenure, the Portfolio Bids Group acquired and managed over $3 billion of real estate assets. Mr. Loo was also a member of CSFB’s Real Estate Investment Committee. Earlier in his career, he also served as CSFB’s primary commercial mortgage whole loan trader and was an original member of the Praedium Recovery Funds.

Before joining CSFB in 1992, Mr. Loo was a Consulting Manager for Kenneth Leventhal & Co. where he specialized in portfolio evaluations, debtor workouts and commercial mortgage due diligence. Mr. Loo received his M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and his B.A. from Wesleyan University.

Alex Loo

Vice President, FHA Originations

Alex Loo

Vice President, FHA Originations


Email: aloo@hudsoncap.com
Phone Number: (212) 532-3553
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Alex Loo is a Vice President of FHA Originations at Hudson Realty Capital, where he focuses on originations and helping to expand the company’s FHA platform. Mr. Loo brings nearly 10 years of finance experience specializing in multifamily and senior housing lending to his new role with Hudson Realty Capital. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Loo was a Vice President at Capital One, where he identified and executed refinancing opportunities for the bank’s existing FHA portfolio, LEAN and bridge loans. And as head of prescreen, Mr. Loo oversaw all preliminary review of prospective multifamily and healthcare transactions for bridge, MAP, and LEAN executions. Before his time at Capital One, Mr. Loo was a Vice President at Ziegler Investment Bank, where he originated debt transactions for senior housing, sourced merger and acquisition transactions, and underwrote senior housing, healthcare and affordable housing real estate debt. 

Mr. Loo graduated from George Washington University magna cum laude with a B.A. degree in International Affairs and Economics, and was a Visiting Student at the University of Oxford (Pembroke College). He is currently pursuing a M.B.A from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Joseph Morningstar

Managing Director, Asset Management

Joseph Morningstar

Managing Director, Asset Management


Email: jmorningstar@hudsoncap.com
Phone Number: (212) 336-5272
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Joseph Morningstar joined Hudson Realty Capital in July 2011 as a Managing Director. With 30 plus years of experience in real estate investment banking as an advisor and transaction agent, Mr. Morningstar has executed real estate and note sales, financings, recapitalizations and advisory assignments throughout the U.S. on behalf of institutional, entrepreneurial and eleemosynary clients.

Prior to joining Hudson Realty Capital, Mr. Morningstar served as a Partner at Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, he was responsible for over $8 billion of real estate and note sales, equity/debt financings and recapitalizations for office, residential, retail, hotel, land and large-scale development projects throughout the U.S. In 1991, Mr. Morningstar co-founded Rockwood Realty Associates, where he provided advisory and transactional services on over $4 billion of real estate and real estate related corporate transactions. Prior to that, he was Vice President of afa Asset Services, a fiduciary for real estate and venture capital investments on behalf of high net worth European investors.

Mr. Morningstar began his career as a Project Manager at 42nd Street Development Corporation, where he worked on the Ford Foundation-sponsored proposal for the Times Square Redevelopment Plan. Mr. Morningstar holds a B.A. from Wesleyan University.

Kynda Myers

Vice President, Originations

Kynda Myers

Vice President, Originations


Email: kmyers@hudsoncap.com
Phone Number: (248) 421-2516
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Kynda Myers is Vice President of Originations at Hudson Realty Capital. Ms. Myers focuses on originating, purchasing and servicing debt across all asset types with a focus on value creation and loss mitigation. Ms. Myers is responsible for portfolio servicing, loan servicing, workout/restructuring and disposition of loans acquired through portfolio purchases from financial institutions and the FDIC.

Prior to joining Hudson Realty Capital, Ms. Myers served as a Commercial Servicing Analyst at Quorum Federal Credit Union where she was responsible for managing assigned commercial lending portfolios. She also previously served as Assistant Vice President at Flagstar Bank, the largest publicly-held savings bank located in the Midwest. Ms. Myers attended Michigan State University and the Michigan Institute of Real Estate and Finance.

Richard Ortiz

Co-Managing Partner

Richard Ortiz

Co-Managing Partner


Email: rortiz@hudsoncap.com
Phone Number: (212) 336-5265
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Richard Ortiz is Co-Managing Partner of Hudson Realty Capital and a member of the Investment Committee. In addition to overseeing the firm’s real estate investment activity and portfolio management, Mr. Ortiz’s primary responsibilities are in real estate valuation and acquisition analysis, ensuring that the firm’s portfolio continues to be high-performing. Under Mr. Ortiz’s leadership, Hudson Realty Capital has made more than $4.5 billion in aggregate investments up and down the capital stack across the multifamily, office, healthcare, industrial, retail, mixed-use and hospitality sectors.

Prior to co-founding Hudson Realty Capital, Mr. Ortiz was a Director at CSFB, where he co-managed the Portfolio Bids Group, which invested in and managed commercial mortgage debt and real estate equity investments. During Mr. Ortiz’s tenure, the Portfolio Bids Group acquired and managed over $3 billion of real estate assets.

Before joining CSFB in 1994, Mr. Ortiz was a Vice President at Kidder, Peabody & Co., where he managed the issuance of several REIT IPO and CMBS offerings. Previously, as a Senior Consultant for Kenneth Leventhal & Co., Mr. Ortiz specialized in real estate valuations, acquisition analysis, debt restructuring and bankruptcy advisories. Mr. Ortiz received his M.B.A. from the Stern School of Business at New York University and received his B.S. from the University of Connecticut.

Paul Patafio

Vice President, Capital Markets and Origination

Paul Patafio

Vice President, Capital Markets and Origination


Email: ppatafio@hudsoncap.com
Phone Number: (212) 532-3553
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Paul Patafio is Vice President of Capital Markets and Origination at Hudson Realty Capital. In this role, Mr. Patafio works alongside the firm’s mortgage banking and conventional origination teams to provide support, while also focusing on scaling the RXR-Hudson debt portfolio. 

Prior to joining Hudson, Mr. Patafio served as Vice President at Meridian Capital, where he was responsible for coordinating the investment sales platform’s underwriting and marketing efforts. At Meridian, Mr. Patafio completed over $4 billion in transactions. Responsible for overseeing the entire sales process, beginning with the preparation of initial valuation materials and extending through broad marketing campaigns and contract negotiations, he has worked across all asset classes throughout New York City. Mr. Patafio also formerly served as a Senior Associate at CBRE, where he worked closely with the institutional sales team. 

Mr. Patafio holds an M.S. in Real Estate Finance and Investment from the NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate and a B.B.A. from George Washington University.

Cynthia Rodriguez

Office Administrator

Cynthia Rodriguez

Office Administrator


Email: crodriguez@hudsoncap.com
Phone Number: (212) 532-3553
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Cynthia Rodriguez is the Office Administrator at Hudson Realty Capital. Based in the company’s New York City office, Ms. Rodriguez maintains office services by organizing office operations and procedures. 

Prior to this role, Ms. Rodriguez worked at several financial services companies including Signature Bank, JP Morgan Chase, and American Express in Client Services, Loan Administration, Business and Personal banking functions. Most recently, she served as a Senior Client Associate Officer at Signature Bank. Ms. Rodriguez earned her Associate’s degree in International Business at Berkeley College in New York.

Bethany Roma

Operations Manager

Bethany Roma

Operations Manager


Email: broma@hudsoncap.com
Phone Number: (212) 336-5283
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Bethany Roma is Operation Manager at Hudson Realty Capital, In her current role, Ms. Roma is responsible for all aspects of human resources including hiring and benefits administration, strategic planning for company staffing needs and systems development to ensure efficiency.

Ms. Roma also works closely with the Chief Compliance Officer to implement Hudson’s compliance program. Previous positions include an underwriter for a residential mortgage firm, as well as a lead administrator for a local real estate developer. Ms. Roma attended the University of Southern Maine.

Maryann Rossignol

Director, Asset Management

Maryann Rossignol

Director, Asset Management


Email: mrossignol@hudsoncap.com
Phone Number: (212) 336-5275
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Maryann Rossignol is a Director at Hudson Realty Capital. Ms. Rossignol joined the company in February 2004 and is responsible for performing asset management and debt serving responsibilities, and establishing the structure and procedures for the Asset Management group.

In her current role, Ms. Rossignol ensures that Hudson Realty Capital’s investment goals are met through close monitoring of investment performance, and through active engagement in implementing solutions for challenging assets.

Previously, she was a Senior Financial Analyst at Compaq Financial Services, where she structured, negotiated and underwrote multi-million dollar leases and debt transactions. Prior to Compaq, Ms. Rossignol worked at Credit Lyonnais Bank in several capacities, including Assistant Vice President of Real Estate Finance. Ms. Rossignol received her B.B.A. from the College of William & Mary.

Ashley Wilkens

Director, FHA Underwriter

Ashley Wilkens

Director, FHA Underwriter


Email: awilkens@hudsoncap.com
Phone Number: (212) 532-3553
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Managing Director of Capital Markets Ashley Wilkens joined Hudson Realty Capital as a Director and Deputy Chief FHA Underwriter in September 2021 specifically focusing on underwriting FHA, agency, and bridge loans across Hudson Realty Capital’s senior housing and healthcare platforms. Ms. Wilkens brings over 10 years of experience specializing in M&A, strategic advisory, capital formation, and financing engagements for senior living and long-term care providers including FHA, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, municipal advisory services, and bridge loan transactions. In addition, she is an approved underwriter for HUD’s Multifamily, LEAN (Section 232), and Hospital (Section 242) programs.

Prior to joining Hudson Realty Capital, Ms. Wilkens has served as a Managing Director at Greystone, Chief Underwriter at VIUM Capital LLC upon its founding in April 2020, Deputy Chief Underwriter at Rockhall Funding Corporation, Chief Operating Officer of Ziegler Financing Corporation, and Senior Vice President for Ziegler Investment Banking. Throughout her career, Ms. Wilkens has underwritten, audited, and closed over $7 billion of debt issuance, M&A and carve-out transactions across various asset classes.

Ms. Wilkens graduated summa cum laude with a B.S.B. from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota double-majoring in accounting and finance and is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Lorena Zuniga

Staff Accountant

Lorena Zuniga

Staff Accountant


Email: lzuniga@hudsoncap.com
Phone Number: (212) 336-5273
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Lorena Zuniga joined Hudson Realty Capital in June of 2016. As Staff Accountant, Ms. Zuniga is responsible for bookkeeping and reconciling financial statements for Hudson Realty Capital’s operating entities.

Ms. Zuniga has over 10 years’ experience in financial accounting. Prior to joining Hudson Realty Capital, Ms. Zuniga was the full charge bookkeeper for a financial advisor as well as a Staff Accountant for an investment fund. Ms. Zuniga received her BA in accounting from Queens College.

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