Mr. Patafio joined Meridian Investment Sales as a Vice President, responsible for coordinating the team’s underwriting and marketing efforts. Since joining Meridian, Mr. Patafio has worked closely with Mr. Schechtman in completing over forty transactions totaling over $1.35 billion. Responsible for overseeing the entire sales process, beginning with the preparation of initial valuation materials and extending through broad marketing campaigns and contract negotiations, he has worked across all asset classes throughout New York City. Prior to joining Meridian, Mr. Patafio was a Senior Associate with CBRE as part of the Institutional Sales Group in New York City. Prior to CBRE, he was with FTI Consulting in the Real Estate Solutions Group focused on asset valuations nationwide. Mr. Patafio holds a M.S. in Real Estate Finance and Investment from the NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate and a B.B.A. from the George Washington University.