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REI Executive Advisory Council

The Fordham Real Estate Institute (REI) Executive Advisory Council (EAC) serves an important role in thought leadership, curriculum development, research, scholarly activities, recruitment, philanthropy, sponsorships, and events. EAC members are prominent industry leaders in local, national and international markets.

Council Spotlight

Louis Mirando

Louis Mirando
Founder and Principal of Streamline Realty Funding, LLC

Louis Mirando has more than 35 years’ experience in commercial mortgage lending and acquisitions, initially with Chase Manhattan Bank and, later, The Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York. He has originated in excess of $4 billion in investments. Mirando founded Rhodes Capital Company in 1992 and became an early pioneer in CMBS conduit lending, formalizing alliances with Morgan Stanley, CSFB and Nomura Securities. In 1996, he co-founded and became CEO of Transatlantic Capital Company (“TACC”), a joint venture with Deutsche Bank. After selling his interest in TACC to Deutsche Bank, he became active in a variety of real estate developments. In 2001, Mirando co-founded Rhodes Capital Advisors, a real estate debt and equity advisory company. In 2004, he became Co-Head and Managing Director of CMBS Originations for Eurohypo AG. He left Eurohypo to pursue active real estate development in 2006

MaryAnne Gilmartin
Special Advisor

MAG Partners

Irwin Borris

Chief Investment Officer 
City R Group

Nathalia Bernardo


Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

Kathleen Donovan
Co-Chair, Industry Outreach Committee

Managing Director,
Real Estate Finance Group

Alan Eidler

Former President and CEO 

Spiegel Associates

Tom Fink 
Senior Vice President, Managing Director 


Martin Gilligan

Senior Director 
Guardian Life

Marion Jones

Managing Director

Sarah Jones–Maturo

President and CEO
RM Friedland

Hugh Kelly, PhD, CRE 
Director of Graduate Programs
Chair of Curriculum Committee

Hugh F. Kelly Real Estate Economics

Michael Lamantia


Neil Madsen

Madsen Advisors LLC

Christopher Mills

Chief Operating Officer
Plaza Construction

Louis P. Mirando

Chair, REI EAC

Founder and CEO
Streamline Realty Funding LLC

Carlos (Chuck) Olivieri 

Senior Vice President 
Edward J. Minskoff Equities, LLC

Patricia Simone

Simone Management Group

Peter Tzelios

Attorney and Investor 

Robert Werthheimer

Paul Hastings LLP

Jill B. Weston, MSRE Student

Senior Manager, Global Real Estate Technology and Program Management