Mr. Wayda joined Meridian in 2017 and currently serves as a Senior Vice President in the company’s New York City office. He is responsible for leading the placement of financing for construction, repositioning and transitional asset transactions. Over the course of his career at Meridian, Mr. Wayda has negotiated more than $2.5 billion in financing for a broad array of property types, including multifamily, office, hotels, and retail in locations throughout the United States.
Prior to joining Meridian, Mr. Wayda was on the Capital Markets Team at Starwood Property Trust, a division of Starwood Capital. His job responsibilities at Starwood Property Trust included syndicating and warehousing the financial positions of loans originated by the debt fund. Mr. Wayda also previously worked as an Assistant Vice President in the Real Estate Capital Markets Group of Wells Fargo Bank. In his role at Wells Fargo Bank, Mr. Wayda focused on the origination of both balance sheet and CMBS loans. Mr. Wayda holds an B.A. in Accounting from Temple University’s Fox School of Business.