Team

Our diverse team is organized based on functional expertise throughout all stages of the lending lifecycle from the first call to the closing table. BridgeInvest’s established track record of service has propelled us to become a best-in-class private real estate lender. We offer full-service dedication and acknowledged expertise in real estate lending, providing you with bespoke financing solutions.

Alex Horn

Managing Partner

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Alex Horn

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    Managing Partner and Founder of BridgeInvest since 2011. Investment Committee member of Fund I, Fund II and Fund III. Alex is responsible for managing all departments at BridgeInvest, including structuring of all investments and oversight of the company’s daily operations and strategic direction., Alex has closed over $1 billion in commercial and residential real estate loans, leading BridgeInvest to become one of the largest, private commercial real estate lenders in the U.S. Prior to founding BridgeInvest, Alex was a member of the Strategy & New Ventures team at SecondMarket (acquired by NASDAQ). Alex serves on the South Florida real estate board of AIPAC. He has been recognized by the South Florida Business Journal 40 Under 40, Daily Business Review and Real Estate Forum for his role in the financing of complex transactions. Alex received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Columbia University.

    Ian Glaser

    Partner

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    Ian Glaser

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      Partner of BridgeInvest since 2012. Investment Committee member of Fund I, Fund II and Fund III. Ian oversees capital origination, fund management, finance and investor relations at BridgeInvest. Ian has closed over $1 billion of commercial real estate loans. Prior to joining BridgeInvest, Ian was a member of the Alternative Investments group at Credit Suisse where he helped oversee $30 billion of assets under management in the Americas across private equity and hedge fund strategies. Ian received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Columbia University, graduating with honors.

      Jon Gitman

      Partner

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      Jon Gitman

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        Partner of BridgeInvest since 2013. Jon oversees loan origination and underwriting at BridgeInvest. In his role as Partner of BridgeInvest, Jon has expanded the company’s presence in new markets including New York, New Jersey, Texas, Georgia and the Carolinas. While at BridgeInvest, Jon has closed over $1 billion of commercial real estate loans. Prior to BridgeInvest, Jon was an Acquisitions Associate with Resource Real Estate where he was charged with the deployment of a $1 billion private REIT focused on the acquisition and work-out of non-performing commercial real estate and real estate related debt throughout the United States. Jon is a graduate of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with concentrations in both finance and real estate.

        Daniel Stahl

        Director of Operations

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        Daniel Stahl

        Director of Operations

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          Daniel is Director of Operations and Chief Compliance Officer at BridgeInvest, responsible for compliance, due diligence, deal execution, structuring and asset management. Prior to BridgeInvest, Daniel was a Bankruptcy/Specialty Accounts Manager with Wells Fargo Bank, where he led teams of Specialists focused on managing a $100 million high-risk property loan portfolio. He worked for Wells Fargo for over four years, maximizing the recovery of high-risk accounts and implementing best practices that were adopted throughout the division. While at Wells Fargo Dealer Services, he assisted in consolidating the property bankruptcy and legal divisions into a single department based in Dallas, Texas. Daniel is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and has a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification.

          Trent Brown, CFA

          Vice President

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          Trent Brown, CFA

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            Trent is a Vice President of Originations and Underwriting, responsible for overseeing deal origination, underwriting and deal execution. Prior to BridgeInvest, Trent served as a Director of Investments for Flagship Capital Partners, where he led the firm’s Dallas office and worked with entrepreneurial project sponsors to originate and structure custom tailored equity and debt financing solutions. Prior to joining Flagship Capital Partners, he served as President for Home National Bank, leading the Kansas and Oklahoma lending and deposit gathering activities, and subsequently managed Freedom Mortgage’s regional CMBS originations team for the Southwest before leading principal acquisitions teams for SOHO Realty Partners and Fairway America Funds. Trent holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Oklahoma State University, graduating magna cum laude, an MBA from the University of Texas at Dallas, and Professional Master of Banking from Louisiana State University. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder and a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA).

            Andrew Wong

            Vice President

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            Andrew Wong

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              Andrew Wong is a Vice President of Originations, responsible for overseeing deal origination, underwriting and deal execution.  Prior to BridgeInvest, Andrew was a Vice President at Santander within the Commercial Real Estate Banking Group. Andrew directly contributed to the financing of real estate valued in excess of $1.5 Billion while also actively managing over $1 Billion in loan commitments. Andrew is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Amherst as well as Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management where he earned a Master’s in Business Administration.

              Natalia Esteban

              Vice President

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              Natalia Esteban

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                Natalia is Vice President of Finance and Accounting for BridgeInvest, responsible for leading finance, compliance and accounting for the company and its funds. Natalia brings over 20 years of finance and accounting experience to the position, having previously served as Global Finance Project Manager for Mercer among other accounting and controller roles in the U.S. and Latin American locations. After Mercer, she served as Co-Founder and Controller for Volta Realty Group, a Miami-based boutique luxury high-end residential real estate investment and property management firm. Natalia is a graduate of the University of Miami, where she holds a Master’s in Business Administration with a focus in accounting, as well as a degree in Organic Chemistry.

                Margieric Olivos

                Vice President

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                Margieric Olivos

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                  Margieric is Vice President of Operations and Compliance, responsible for overseeing the company’s daily work flow and maintaining and enforcing compliance policies and procedures. She brings 24 years of experience to the position after having worked as both Operations and Compliance Manager at UBS International and Oppenheimer & Company. Margieric graduated from Rollins College with a BA in Economics and Latin American and Caribbean Affairs.

                  Trent Williams

                  Vice President

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                  Trent Williams

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                    Trent is Vice President of Asset Management for BridgeInvest, responsible for overseeing the day-to-day management of loans from closing through payoff. Prior to BridgeInvest, Trent was a Senior Consultant within Deloitte Advisory’s Infrastructure and Capital Projects practice where he advised large international government clients on portfolio challenges across real estate valued in excess of $1.0B. Prior to joining Deloitte, he managed over $100 million in large infrastructure and construction projects in the DC metro market for Shirley Contracting Company including high rise government facilities, highway improvements, and underground utilities. Trent is a graduate of the University of Florida with a degree in Civil Engineering, as well as the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Kenan-Flagler Business School, where he earned a Master’s in Business Administration.

                    Aaron Wasserstrom, JD

                    Vice President

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                    Aaron Wasserstrom, JD

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                      Aaron is Vice President of Execution at BridgeInvest, responsible for overseeing due diligence and deal execution. Before joining BridgeInvest, Aaron founded a company focused on reducing patient medical debt. Prior to that, he was an attorney for a national law firm, representing developers and general contractors in complex construction and commercial litigation. He is an active member of the Florida Bar. Aaron is a graduate of the University of Florida and the University of Florida Levin College of Law.

                      Priscila Volpato

                      Senior Associate

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                      Priscila Volpato

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                        Priscila is a Senior Associate at BridgeInvest responsible for leading investor reporting and investor relations. In a previous role, she led finance, accounting, and reporting for the company and its series of credit funds. Prior to BridgeInvest, Priscila was an Accounting Manager with Accolade Construction and Breakstone Homes. Priscila is a graduate of Florida International University, where she majored in Finance.

                        Tyler Hinton, JD

                        Associate

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                        Tyler Hinton, JD

                        Associate

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                          Tyler is an Associate at BridgeInvest responsible for leading capital markets, fund management and capital origination. Prior to joining BridgeInvest, Tyler was an Associate within PwC’s Real Estate and Asset Management practice, where he advised sovereign wealth funds and other large international investors on how to efficiently deploy capital. Tyler holds a J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law where he graduated with honors and is an active member of the New York Bar.

                          Jake Gabay

                          Associate

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                          Jake Gabay

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                            Jake is an Associate at BridgeInvest responsible for leading asset management, deal execution and due diligence. Jake is a graduate of Cornell University’s Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management, where he concentrated in Finance and minored in Real Estate.

                            Alec Raich, CFA

                            Associate

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                            Alec Raich, CFA

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                              Alec is an Associate at BridgeInvest responsible for leading deal origination, underwriting and execution. Prior to BridgeInvest, Alec worked in Goldman Sachs’ Private Wealth Management division, where he supported his team in managing a book of business in excess of $3 billion. Alec is a graduate of the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University where he majored in Finance and Accounting and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder.

                              Viviana Soler

                              Associate

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                              Viviana Soler

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                                Viviana is an Associate at BridgeInvest responsible for leading finance, compliance, and accounting for the company and its funds. She previously served as an accountant at Riesco and Company, LLC, and brings more than a decade of tax and accounting experience, including specialized knowledge in treasury reporting and compliance for political campaigns. Viviana is a graduate of the University of Miami, where she earned a Master of Professional Accounting.

                                Angela Ruggiero

                                Analyst

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                                Angela Ruggiero

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                                  Angela is an analyst at BridgeInvest responsible for operations, compliance and asset management. Angela is a graduate of the University of Miami’s College of Arts and Sciences where she studied Economics and Urban Studies.

                                  Luke Buas

                                  Analyst

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                                  Luke Buas

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                                    Luke is an Analyst at BridgeInvest responsible for asset management, deal execution and due diligence. Luke holds a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Miami with a concentration in Real Estate and Economics.

                                    Shayne Burgess

                                    Analyst

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                                    Shayne Burgess

                                    Analyst

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                                      Shayne is an Analyst at BridgeInvest responsible for deal origination, underwriting and execution. Shayne holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Central Florida College of Business and a Master of Science degree in Real Estate from the University of Florida Warrington College of Business.

                                      Josh Lara

                                      Staff Accountant

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                                      Josh Lara

                                      Staff Accountant

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                                        Josh is a Staff Accountant at BridgeInvest responsible for finance, compliance, and accounting for the company and its funds. He previously served as an Internal Auditor at Lennar, and brings more than 4 years of accounting experience, including specialized knowledge in financial reporting and internal control frameworks. Josh is a graduate of Florida International University, where he earned a Master’s degree in Accounting.

                                        Megan McKenty

                                        Office Administrator

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                                        Megan McKenty

                                        Office Administrator

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                                          Megan is the Office Administrator for BridgeInvest, responsible for managing daily office operations and administrative functions for each of BridgeInvest’s vertically integrated teams. Megan holds a Master of Arts in British History from Louisiana State University.

                                          Alex Horn

                                          Managing Partner

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                                          Alex Horn

                                          Managing Partner

                                          Managing Partner and Founder of BridgeInvest since 2011. Investment Committee member of Fund I, Fund II and Fund III. Alex is responsible for managing all departments at BridgeInvest, including structuring of all investments and oversight of the company’s daily operations and strategic direction., Alex has closed over $1 billion in commercial and residential real estate loans, leading BridgeInvest to become one of the largest, private commercial real estate lenders in the U.S. Prior to founding BridgeInvest, Alex was a member of the Strategy & New Ventures team at SecondMarket (acquired by NASDAQ). Alex serves on the South Florida real estate board of AIPAC. He has been recognized by the South Florida Business Journal 40 Under 40, Daily Business Review and Real Estate Forum for his role in the financing of complex transactions. Alex received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Columbia University.

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                                            Ian Glaser

                                            Partner

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                                            Ian Glaser

                                            Partner

                                            Partner of BridgeInvest since 2012. Investment Committee member of Fund I, Fund II and Fund III. Ian oversees capital origination, fund management, finance and investor relations at BridgeInvest. Ian has closed over $1 billion of commercial real estate loans. Prior to joining BridgeInvest, Ian was a member of the Alternative Investments group at Credit Suisse where he helped oversee $30 billion of assets under management in the Americas across private equity and hedge fund strategies. Ian received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Columbia University, graduating with honors.

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                                              Jon Gitman

                                              Partner

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                                              Jon Gitman

                                              Partner

                                              Partner of BridgeInvest since 2013. Jon oversees loan origination and underwriting at BridgeInvest. In his role as Partner of BridgeInvest, Jon has expanded the company’s presence in new markets including New York, New Jersey, Texas, Georgia and the Carolinas. While at BridgeInvest, Jon has closed over $1 billion of commercial real estate loans. Prior to BridgeInvest, Jon was an Acquisitions Associate with Resource Real Estate where he was charged with the deployment of a $1 billion private REIT focused on the acquisition and work-out of non-performing commercial real estate and real estate related debt throughout the United States. Jon is a graduate of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with concentrations in both finance and real estate.

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                                                Daniel Stahl

                                                Director of Operations

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                                                Daniel Stahl

                                                Director of Operations

                                                Daniel is Director of Operations and Chief Compliance Officer at BridgeInvest, responsible for compliance, due diligence, deal execution, structuring and asset management. Prior to BridgeInvest, Daniel was a Bankruptcy/Specialty Accounts Manager with Wells Fargo Bank, where he led teams of Specialists focused on managing a $100 million high-risk property loan portfolio. He worked for Wells Fargo for over four years, maximizing the recovery of high-risk accounts and implementing best practices that were adopted throughout the division. While at Wells Fargo Dealer Services, he assisted in consolidating the property bankruptcy and legal divisions into a single department based in Dallas, Texas. Daniel is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and has a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification.

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                                                  Trent Brown, CFA

                                                  Vice President

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                                                  Trent Brown, CFA

                                                  Vice President

                                                  Trent is a Vice President of Originations and Underwriting, responsible for overseeing deal origination, underwriting and deal execution. Prior to BridgeInvest, Trent served as a Director of Investments for Flagship Capital Partners, where he led the firm’s Dallas office and worked with entrepreneurial project sponsors to originate and structure custom tailored equity and debt financing solutions. Prior to joining Flagship Capital Partners, he served as President for Home National Bank, leading the Kansas and Oklahoma lending and deposit gathering activities, and subsequently managed Freedom Mortgage’s regional CMBS originations team for the Southwest before leading principal acquisitions teams for SOHO Realty Partners and Fairway America Funds. Trent holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Oklahoma State University, graduating magna cum laude, an MBA from the University of Texas at Dallas, and Professional Master of Banking from Louisiana State University. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder and a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA).

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                                                    Andrew Wong

                                                    Vice President

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                                                    Andrew Wong

                                                    Vice President

                                                    Andrew Wong is a Vice President of Originations, responsible for overseeing deal origination, underwriting and deal execution.  Prior to BridgeInvest, Andrew was a Vice President at Santander within the Commercial Real Estate Banking Group. Andrew directly contributed to the financing of real estate valued in excess of $1.5 Billion while also actively managing over $1 Billion in loan commitments. Andrew is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Amherst as well as Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management where he earned a Master’s in Business Administration.

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                                                      Natalia Esteban

                                                      Vice President

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                                                      Natalia Esteban

                                                      Vice President

                                                      Natalia is Vice President of Finance and Accounting for BridgeInvest, responsible for leading finance, compliance and accounting for the company and its funds. Natalia brings over 20 years of finance and accounting experience to the position, having previously served as Global Finance Project Manager for Mercer among other accounting and controller roles in the U.S. and Latin American locations. After Mercer, she served as Co-Founder and Controller for Volta Realty Group, a Miami-based boutique luxury high-end residential real estate investment and property management firm. Natalia is a graduate of the University of Miami, where she holds a Master’s in Business Administration with a focus in accounting, as well as a degree in Organic Chemistry.

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                                                        Margieric Olivos

                                                        Vice President

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                                                        Margieric Olivos

                                                        Vice President

                                                        Margieric is Vice President of Operations and Compliance, responsible for overseeing the company’s daily work flow and maintaining and enforcing compliance policies and procedures. She brings 24 years of experience to the position after having worked as both Operations and Compliance Manager at UBS International and Oppenheimer & Company. Margieric graduated from Rollins College with a BA in Economics and Latin American and Caribbean Affairs.

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                                                          Trent Williams

                                                          Vice President

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                                                          Trent Williams

                                                          Vice President

                                                          Trent is Vice President of Asset Management for BridgeInvest, responsible for overseeing the day-to-day management of loans from closing through payoff. Prior to BridgeInvest, Trent was a Senior Consultant within Deloitte Advisory’s Infrastructure and Capital Projects practice where he advised large international government clients on portfolio challenges across real estate valued in excess of $1.0B. Prior to joining Deloitte, he managed over $100 million in large infrastructure and construction projects in the DC metro market for Shirley Contracting Company including high rise government facilities, highway improvements, and underground utilities. Trent is a graduate of the University of Florida with a degree in Civil Engineering, as well as the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Kenan-Flagler Business School, where he earned a Master’s in Business Administration.

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                                                            Aaron Wasserstrom, JD

                                                            Vice President

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                                                            Aaron Wasserstrom, JD

                                                            Vice President

                                                            Aaron is Vice President of Execution at BridgeInvest, responsible for overseeing due diligence and deal execution. Before joining BridgeInvest, Aaron founded a company focused on reducing patient medical debt. Prior to that, he was an attorney for a national law firm, representing developers and general contractors in complex construction and commercial litigation. He is an active member of the Florida Bar. Aaron is a graduate of the University of Florida and the University of Florida Levin College of Law.

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                                                              Priscila Volpato

                                                              Senior Associate

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                                                              Priscila Volpato

                                                              Senior Associate

                                                              Priscila is a Senior Associate at BridgeInvest responsible for leading investor reporting and investor relations. In a previous role, she led finance, accounting, and reporting for the company and its series of credit funds. Prior to BridgeInvest, Priscila was an Accounting Manager with Accolade Construction and Breakstone Homes. Priscila is a graduate of Florida International University, where she majored in Finance.

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                                                                Tyler Hinton, JD

                                                                Associate

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                                                                Tyler Hinton, JD

                                                                Associate

                                                                Tyler is an Associate at BridgeInvest responsible for leading capital markets, fund management and capital origination. Prior to joining BridgeInvest, Tyler was an Associate within PwC’s Real Estate and Asset Management practice, where he advised sovereign wealth funds and other large international investors on how to efficiently deploy capital. Tyler holds a J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law where he graduated with honors and is an active member of the New York Bar.

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                                                                  Jake Gabay

                                                                  Associate

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                                                                  Jake Gabay

                                                                  Associate

                                                                  Jake is an Associate at BridgeInvest responsible for leading asset management, deal execution and due diligence. Jake is a graduate of Cornell University’s Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management, where he concentrated in Finance and minored in Real Estate.

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                                                                    Alec Raich, CFA

                                                                    Associate

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                                                                    Alec Raich, CFA

                                                                    Associate

                                                                    Alec is an Associate at BridgeInvest responsible for leading deal origination, underwriting and execution. Prior to BridgeInvest, Alec worked in Goldman Sachs’ Private Wealth Management division, where he supported his team in managing a book of business in excess of $3 billion. Alec is a graduate of the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University where he majored in Finance and Accounting and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder.

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                                                                      Viviana Soler

                                                                      Associate

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                                                                      Viviana Soler

                                                                      Associate

                                                                      Viviana is an Associate at BridgeInvest responsible for leading finance, compliance, and accounting for the company and its funds. She previously served as an accountant at Riesco and Company, LLC, and brings more than a decade of tax and accounting experience, including specialized knowledge in treasury reporting and compliance for political campaigns. Viviana is a graduate of the University of Miami, where she earned a Master of Professional Accounting.

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                                                                        Angela Ruggiero

                                                                        Analyst

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                                                                        Angela Ruggiero

                                                                        Analyst

                                                                        Angela is an analyst at BridgeInvest responsible for operations, compliance and asset management. Angela is a graduate of the University of Miami’s College of Arts and Sciences where she studied Economics and Urban Studies.

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                                                                          Luke Buas

                                                                          Analyst

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                                                                          Luke Buas

                                                                          Analyst

                                                                          Luke is an Analyst at BridgeInvest responsible for asset management, deal execution and due diligence. Luke holds a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Miami with a concentration in Real Estate and Economics.

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                                                                            Shayne Burgess

                                                                            Analyst

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                                                                            Shayne Burgess

                                                                            Analyst

                                                                            Shayne is an Analyst at BridgeInvest responsible for deal origination, underwriting and execution. Shayne holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Central Florida College of Business and a Master of Science degree in Real Estate from the University of Florida Warrington College of Business.

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                                                                              Josh Lara

                                                                              Staff Accountant

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                                                                              Josh Lara

                                                                              Staff Accountant

                                                                              Josh is a Staff Accountant at BridgeInvest responsible for finance, compliance, and accounting for the company and its funds. He previously served as an Internal Auditor at Lennar, and brings more than 4 years of accounting experience, including specialized knowledge in financial reporting and internal control frameworks. Josh is a graduate of Florida International University, where he earned a Master’s degree in Accounting.

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                                                                                Megan McKenty

                                                                                Office Administrator

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                                                                                Megan McKenty

                                                                                Office Administrator

                                                                                Megan is the Office Administrator for BridgeInvest, responsible for managing daily office operations and administrative functions for each of BridgeInvest’s vertically integrated teams. Megan holds a Master of Arts in British History from Louisiana State University.

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