Commercial Real Estate Expert Constantine Korologos Joins BRG Capital Markets Services
Berkeley Research Group announced today that Constantine “Tino” Korologos has joined as a managing director in the firm's BRG Capital Markets Services practice, based in New York.
"We are delighted to welcome Tino," said BRG Chairman and Principal Executive Officer David J. Teece. "He is a highly regarded commercial real estate expert who will be a tremendous asset to the Capital Markets Services team.”
Korologos has over 30 years of experience in real estate consulting, valuation and advisory, asset management, acquisitions, litigation support, underwriting and credit analysis, debt and equity capital markets, structured finance, and rating agencies in commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS). He has deep technical and credit experience with lenders, private equity and real estate funds, REITs, regulatory agencies, insurance companies, accounting firms, and law firms.
Korologos has held several senior-level positions, including managing director with Deloitte Financial Advisory Services, where he was a senior leader in the national real estate advisory practice. Prior positions include managing director and global head of Real Estate Rating Agency Execution with Wachovia Securities; and managing director/principal with Bear Stearns & Co., where he managed the ratings process for CMBS and was involved in loan origination, credit, underwriting, and bond distribution. Other related experience has included roles with GE Real Estate as director of its Capital Markets Group, Moody’s Investor Service as vice president and senior analyst in its Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities group, and Equitable Real Estate Investment Management as chief appraiser and asset manager for the Northeast Region.
In addition to his extensive professional experience, Korologos is an adjunct professor of real estate with New York University’s Schack Real Estate Institute, where he has taught in the master’s degree program for over 18 years. He has served as an expert witness in real estate capital markets and valuation cases, has spoken on numerous industry panels, and continues to guest lecture with professional organizations.
"I am excited to have Tino lead the commercial real estate advisory practice. He is one of the most respected New York commercial real estate professionals in the industry," said Kenneth Segal, managing director of BRG Capital Markets Services.
Korologos graduated from Baruch College with a BBA in finance and holds an MBA in finance from New York University's Stern School of Business. He is regularly quoted in publications including Real Estate Forum, GlobeStreet.com, Kiplinger's, Real Estate Finance and Investment, SNL, Private Equity Real Estate, The Real Deal, Money Management Executive and Journal of Corporate Finance, and capital markets, banking, and hospitality industry publications.