Mr. Kalaora joined Meridian in 2017 and currently serves as a Vice President of Business Development and Strategy in the company’s New York City headquarters. He is responsible for origination, underwriting, and placement of loans as well as managing the due diligence process to facilitate the successful closing of loans. His expertise encompasses all stages of financing, including construction, stabilized, and bridge across a broad array of property types, including multifamily, office, industrial, and retail. Mr. Kalaora works on transactions in the New York City area as well as across the United States. He is also frequently consulted for transactional advice on structuring deals and portfolios.
Over the course of his career, Mr. Kalaora has worked on the negotiation, underwriting, and placement of over $1 billion in commercial real estate financing nationwide.