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June 20, 2017 by News

Layla Capital Adds Robert M. Roth as Vice President

NYC-Based Nationwide Direct Commercial Real Estate Bridge Lender Layla Capital Adds Robert M. Roth as Vice President

Robert M. Roth has recently joined Layla Capital as Vice President, where he is responsible for sourcing and underwriting investment opportunities. He has held previous roles with at Sandler O’Neill, STRATCO Property Group, and most recently, JDS as a Development Analyst.

New York City, NY (PRWEB) June 20, 2017 — Layla Capital, a New York City-based private a direct commercial real estate bridge lender that focuses on opportunities in the Northeast and top 50 MSA’s nationwide, has added investment industry professional Robert M. Roth to its leadership team as Vice President.

Roth’s chief responsibilities include sourcing and underwriting potential investment opportunities, assisting with the maintenance and servicing of loans post-closing, and expanding Layla Capital’s broker and borrower networks and relationships across the country.

Prior to joining Layla Capital, Roth worked in the real estate banking group at Sandler O’Neill & Partners, before moving on to build the the acquisitions platform at STRATCO Property Group, a Manhattan-based private equity firm focused on rent stabilized multifamily properties throughout the New York Metro area. Most recently, Roth served as a Development Associate with JDS Development Group, which is one of the most active developers in New York and Miami.

“We had a formal hiring process, and received hundreds of applications from well-qualified and impressive candidates,” commented Layla Capital’s founder and CEO Justin Cooper. “Rob quickly stood out as the most polished, professional and competent candidate. In addition, Rob has exceptional presentation, project management and communication skills, all of which are critical given that the commercial real estate bridge lending space is essentially a relationship-driven industry.”

“Deciding to join Layla Capital was an easy and quick decision,” commented Roth, who holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Maryland. “Justin made it immediately clear that he has a successful long-term vision for the company, which made it a highly compelling opportunity. His investment philosophy is rooted in building extremely strong broker and borrower relationships, which is what I truly believe in as well. I am excited to be part of such a well-led and well-run company, and am confident that the future will be promising and rewarding.”

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