Christian Galanti, CFA

Christian Galanti is a Managing Director at Emerald Creek Capital, where he is responsible for originating, evaluating, structuring and executing real estate acquisitions and joint venture equity partnerships. Prior to joining Emerald Creek, Christian was a Partner and Principal at Paragon Outcomes Management. At Paragon, he was responsible for building the firm’s real estate platform, […]

Tom Hollins

Tom Hollins is a Managing Director at Emerald Creek Capital, where he is responsible for originating, evaluating, structuring and executing real estate acquisitions and joint venture equity partnerships. Prior to joining Emerald Creek, Tom was a Partner and Principal at Paragon Outcomes Management. At Paragon, he was responsible for building the firm’s real estate platform, […]

Zvi Waldman

Mr. Waldman joined Emerald Creek Capital’s origination team in March of 2020. As an associate with the firm, he specializes in business development, loan origination, and underwriting. Previously, Mr. Waldman was with Harbor Group International where he underwrote CMBS investments for the firm’s Special Situations Group. He earned his Master’s in Real Estate Development (MSRED) […]

Leonard De Somma

Leonard De Somma is a founding partner and portfolio manager at Indus Capital Partners, LLC, a multi–billion dollar asset management company focusing on Asian Pacific equities. Prior to Indus Capital Partners, Mr. De Somma worked as a research analyst for Soros Fund Management in Hong Kong. Mr. De Somma currently is also a director of […]

Jon Hedley

Jon Hedley currently serves on the board of directors at The Family Office (TFO), a multi–family office serving the wealth management needs of high net worth individuals, multi–generational families, and institutions in the Arabian Gulf. He launched their NY office in 2009 and co–heads their real estate co–investment program. Prior to his affiliation with TFO, […]

Howard Gellis

Howard Gellis is a retired Senior Managing Director and head of Blackstone’s Corporate Debt Investment Group which he co-founded in 1999. He was also a member of Blackstone Debt Advisors’ Investment Committee and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. Prior to joining Blackstone, Mr. Gellis was a Managing Director and head of Nomura Holding […]

Tara Zangari

Ms. Zangari, a graduate of Iona College, earned a BSBA Degree with a concentration in Marketing. She is a certified notary public licensed in the State of New York. Her responsibilities at Emerald Creek Capital focus on loan proposal creations and client communications. As floor manager, Ms. Zangari helps to establish and coordinate all telecommunication […]

Sean Choi

Mr. Choi joined the Emerald Creek Capital Accounting department in October 2015. He focuses on general accounting, administration and fund portfolio reporting. Prior to Emerald Creek, he served as an accountant and audit staff at KF Development & Consulting LLP.  At KF, Mr. Choi focused on financial reporting, general ledger accounting and account reconciliation. Mr. […]

Eliza Yee

Eliza joined Emerald Creek in May of 2019. As Senior Associate, her primary focus is in portfolio servicing and transactional due diligence. Prior to joining Emerald Creek Capital, Eliza worked as an assistant to top producing loan originators at Bank of America and Citizens Bank where she specialized in credit underwriting, loan coordination, and pipeline management. She holds a Bachelor’s […]

Jordan Gellis

Mr. Gellis has over 10 years of experience in the financial services industry. As an accountant at Emerald Creek Capital, his responsibilities include financial reporting, loan servicing, and banking operations. Prior to working at Emerald Creek, Mr. Gellis worked as an accountant for both Merchant Cash & Capital and HG Financial Consulting LLC. He has […]