Alberto Perez-Pietri

Mr. Perez-Pietri is a Principal and founding member with Corsario New York Metro Regional Center LLC and Corsario Specialized Finance LLC, among other related affiliates. Mr. Perez-Pietri has over 30 years of management, finance, and entrepreneurial experience. Prior to forming Corsario, Mr. Perez-Pietri spent 22 years in the commercial and residential real estate field with involvement in all aspects related to real estate lending, workouts, underwriting, portfolio management, strategy, and securitization of Mortgage Backed Securities. Mr. Perez-Pietri had a thirteen year career with Prudential Mortgage Capital Company where he began as an originator of commercial mortgages and included assignments in workouts, capital markets, strategic planning and others. While at Prudential, Alberto was instrumental in the creation and design of the company’s loan loss and credit quality model and was a catalyst in the creation of a focused effort for Prudential to become an active participant in the U.S. securitization market for commercial mortgages. In his latest career assignment he was charged with marketing commercial mortgage products to members of the U.S. Hispanic community. Previously Mr. Perez-Pietri was CEO of H&M Mortgage Company and VP in charge of mortgage sales and originations for Citibank, in San Juan, PR. Mr. Perez-Pietri has published articles in the Handbook for CMBS published by Frank Fabozzi, and has been a speaker at several securitization conferences. He also served as professor of real estate finance at the TIRI institute for Real Estate. Prior to pursuing his MBA, Mr. Perez-Pietri became a CPA and performed audits in San Juan, PR and Boston, MA for the firm of Price Waterhouse. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Hispanic Hotel Owners Association and was formerly a member of the board of Habitat For Humanity in Newark, NJ, and the Colegio San Ignacio de Loyola scholarship committee.

Mr. Perez-Pietri earned an MBA in finance and real estate from the University of California, and BA with a concentration in accounting from University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Charles (“Chuck”) Kerner

Mr. Kerner is a structured finance and debt capital markets professional with over 25 years of wide ranging experience. He is the former co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Capital Credit Holdings, Inc., a structured finance and risk management advisor focused on the intersection of the capital markets and the insurance markets for risk. Capital Credit served as both placement agent on funded securitizations and arranger of risk management programs utilizing resources in the capital markets and insurance markets. Mr. Kerner was previously the Head of Risk Securitization at Munich Re subsidiary American Re, where he was responsible for the origination, structuring, and execution of insurance risk transfer products targeted at the capital markets. At American Re, he led the team responsible for executing the first modeled index-linked catastrophe bond, a groundbreaking transaction in the risk securitization market. Earlier, as part of Deutsche Bank’s global capital markets team, Mr. Kerner was the head of Bank’s asset securitization unit, responsible for all non-mortgage securitization in the Americas, including management of Deutsche’s $2 billion diversified structured credit portfolio. Prior to heading this group, Mr. Kerner was a senior asset-backed relationship officer at J.P. Morgan. He was responsible for marketing asset-backed financings to issuers, developing asset-backed products and structures, and executing the resultant transactions. Mr. Kerner has extensive experience in consumer, commercial and insurance risk transfer in all markets, and in the management of the credit, market, and operational risks inherent in these areas. He has structured and managed over $20 billion in public and private structured finance transactions and lead managed over $600 million in securitized catastrophic insurance risk. Mr. Kerner has a BS in Operations Research and an MBA in Finance from Cornell University.