Senior Managing Director
Mr. Ackerman began his career in the mortgage brokerage industry in 2005. He quickly developed a thorough and intuitive understanding of the capital markets, which, in combination with his natural business development abilities, allowed him to quickly climb the ranks of his prior firm and become one of its largest debt originators. In 2014, Mr. Ackerman joined Meridian as a Senior Managing Director, and has since been directly responsible for closing over $12 billion in financings, spanning all asset and transaction types, and over numerous geographies. Mr. Ackerman is also frequently consulted by his clients for transactional advice on structuring their deals and overall portfolios, showcasing his proficiency in the macro real estate market and his understanding of clients’ needs. In his free time, Mr. Ackerman enjoys boxing and running, spending time with his family, and contributing to various charities.