Mr. Kaminetzky joined Meridian in 2005 and currently serves as Managing Director in the company’s Boca Raton, FL office. He oversees a team of professionals responsible for the origination, underwriting, and placement of loans across a broad array of property types, including multifamily, office, retail, hospitality, and industrial, primarily in the Southeast. Mr. Kaminetzky has personally been involved in all aspects of the commercial real estate finance life cycle, including origination, underwriting, processing, and the closing of loans. He has developed many strategic lending relationships with financing sources and is well respected by clients who frequently seek his advice and guidance on transactions.
Over the course of his career, Mr. Kaminetzky has negotiated several billion dollars of debt and equity transactions, including permanent, bridge, and construction loans. He has closed loans with many lending sources, including Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, CMBS, private funds, local lenders, regional lenders, and credit unions.
Prior to joining Meridian, Mr. Kaminetzky specialized in business consulting within the financial industry and held positions at Deloitte & Touche, SBA Communications (NASAQ – SBA) and WildCard / eFunds (currently NASDAQ – FIS).
Mr. Kaminetzky holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics with a Concentration in Finance from Yeshiva University.