Who we areA Full Service Real Estate Investment and Advisory Firm
for investing in U.S.
real estate Arch Street Capital Advisors, LLC is a full service real estate investment and advisory firm founded in 2003. We specialize in advising investors on their U.S. real estate strategies and have advised clients on more than $6.0 billion of transactions.
service real estate investment and advisory
firm founded in 2003
Arch Street Capital Advisors, LLC is a full service real estate investment and advisory firm founded in 2003. We specialize in advising investors on their U.S. real estate strategies and have advised clients on more than $6.0 billion of transactions. On behalf of our clients we manage a diverse portfolio of investments spanning multiple real estate sectors and risk-return profiles. As an organization, we posses significant transactional experience and expertise servicing the needs of Sharia-compliant capital.
We provide our clients a one-stop solution for investing in U.S. real estate. The range of services we provide includes acquisition, financing, restructuring, asset management, disposition, accounting, and coordination of legal, tax, audit and ownership entity structuring / maintenance.
Arch Street represents a select client base comprised of the highest quality institutional investors. Our focus is on providing tailored client service to best address each client’s specific needs. We begin each client relationship by establishing specific real estate investment goals and objectives. We then formulate the appropriate investment and asset management strategies in conjunction with our clients to see those goals realized.
We have been successful in establishing long standing relationships with our clients through a combination of transparency and alignment of interests. Our primary directive is to help our clients customize their investment strategies and maximize investment returns. We operate at our clients’ discretion, while providing expertise and advice to each client in order to achieve their unique goals and objectives.
We work diligently with each of our clients to ensure a deep understanding of the commercial requirements associated with investing in the United States. This includes a detailed discussion of the U.S. real estate market and the associated risk / return profiles of various investment strategies.
As an organization we invest significant time in each client’s decision making processes. In order for our clients to operate more efficiently in the U.S. commercial real estate market we may suggest modifications to a client’s internal process to compete more effectively for U.S. real estate investment opportunities.
Once our client has a thorough understanding of the requirements to invest in U.S. real estate, along with a process that will allow them to invest competitively, we will actively pursue transactions on their behalf. This ensures that each of our clients are as successful as possible when investing in the U.S. and their expectations are met.
Our firm is comprised of members with many years of relevant experience across various disciplines of the real estate sector including acquisitions, banking, dispositions, asset management, leasing and legal. On behalf of our clients we have acquired long-term leased single tenant assets to large, multi-asset portfolios of operationally complex assets. We have invested throughout the risk spectrum from core to opportunistic transactions, and across the capital stack including structuring mezzanine and preferred equity investments on behalf of our clients.
Since inception, we have been involved in over $6.0 billion worth of transactions spanning the following sectors: Multifamily, Office, Retail, Industrial, Hospitality, Student Housing, Seniors Housing, Condo Development, Land Entitlement, and Single Family Housing.
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aspect of client service
Craig Friedman is the founder and Chairman of Arch Street Capital Advisors, LLC which he established in 2003. As the founder of ASC, Mr. Friedman placed early emphasis on delivering the highest level of client service when executing real estate investments in the U.S. on behalf of the firm’s international clients. That emphasis on client service continues to serve as the foundation of ASC’s investment advisory services as the firm has expanded over the years. In addition to his involvement in the origination and execution of real estate investments, Mr. Friedman has provided strategic guidance at the corporate level to ASC’s institutional clients.
Mr. Friedman has over 20 years of real estate investment advisory and capital markets experience. Prior to founding ASC, he was a senior originator with Deutsche Bank’s real estate investment banking group, having started and being responsible for the firm’s global real estate joint venture advisory business. Mr. Friedman is a frequent speaker at conferences and events focusing on real estate investments and finance, including the World Islamic Banking Conference, among others. He has also been a repeat guest lecturer at New York University’s Master’s Degree program in Real Estate. Mr. Friedman began his professional career as a real estate and corporate/securities attorney at Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett in New York.
Mr. Friedman holds a B.S. degree from Binghamton University and a J.D. degree from Fordham University School of Law.
Anup Patel is the President and Chief Investment Officer of Arch Street Capital Advisors, LLC and has been with the firm since 2005. In his capacity as President, he is responsible for the operational oversight of the firm. As CIO, he is also responsible for overseeing all of the firm’s investment activities and spearheading strategic initiatives including new client development and investment product development.
Joining ASC shortly after the firm’s founding, Mr. Patel has played an instrumental role in the over $6.0 billion of acquisitions, dispositions, and financings that the firm has completed since inception. Prior to ASC, he was with GE Capital in the North America real estate debt group, and prior to that worked as part of GE Capital’s private equity group. He has been a frequent speaker on topics relating to real estate investment and finance, including the intersection of Islamic Finance and commercial real estate investments and the implementation of acceptable investment structures. Mr. Patel has been featured as a guest speaker at New York University’s Shack Institute of Real Estate and Columbia University’s Real Estate Development program.
Mr. Patel holds a B.S. degree from Cornell University’s School of Hospitality Management.
Michael Lunder is a Partner at Arch Street Capital Advisors, LLC and has been with the firm since 2005. Mr. Lunder focuses on originating, underwriting, and executing investments from an acquisitions and asset management perspective.
Mr. Lunder has over 25 years of real estate experience across acquisitions, asset management and capital markets. Prior to ASC, he was an Executive Director in Morgan Stanley’s Real Estate Group where he was a senior member a team of professionals involved in the acquisition and asset management of a multi-billion dollar real estate portfolio. Prior to Morgan Stanley, he held a similar role executing the U.S. investments of Lend Lease, a global real estate company headquartered in Sydney, Australia. Mr. Lunder’s tenure in the real estate sector has included billions of dollars’ worth of transactions across all asset types and risk profiles. He is an active member of the Urban Land Institute sitting on various committees and panels.
Mr. Lunder holds a B.A. degree from Brown University and an M.B.A. degree from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Lori Schechter Roseman is Head of Asset Management at Arch Street Capital Advisors, LLC and has been with the firm since 2013. Mrs. Roseman has oversight of the ongoing asset management of investments made on behalf of ASC’s clients to ensure successful execution of the strategic plan established at acquisition.
Mrs. Roseman has over 25 years of experience in real estate asset management and the repositioning of assets and portfolios. Over her career, she has been responsible for the management of over 20 million square feet of real estate, including the leasing of over 2 million square feet of space. Mrs. Roseman’s asset management responsibilities have included over $2 billion worth of transactional activity. Mrs. Roseman has accumulated her experience working at a number of high-quality organizations in the real estate industry. Prior to ASC, she has held positions at the Dadorian Companies, RFR Realty, Thor Equities, Emmes Asset Management and Jones Lang Lasalle.
Mrs. Roseman is a New York State licensed Certified Public Accountant, and holds a B.S.E degree in Accounting and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Rishy Mehrotra is a Senior Vice President at Arch Street Capital Advisors, LLC and has been with the firm since 2011. Mr. Mehrotra focuses on originating, underwriting, and executing investments from an acquisitions and asset management perspective.
Mr. Mehrotra’s background in finance and investments includes both real estate-specific experience as well as general corporate experience. Prior to ASC, Mr. Mehrotra was with Llenrock Group, a Philadelphia-based capital advisory boutique focused on raising debt and equity from institutional sources for real estate developments and acquisitions. In addition to his capital-raising advisory role at Llenrock, Mr. Mehrotra also underwrote and conducted due diligence for the firm’s multifamily housing investment platform. While at Llenrock, Mr. Mehrotra evaluated several billion dollars’ worth of commercial real estate financing and investment opportunities from a capital-raising or principal investment perspective. Mr. Mehrotra began his career in finance and investments at Barclays Capital, the investment banking arm of Barclays Plc. At Barclays, Mr. Mehrotra was a member of the corporate bond origination desk that focused on issuing debt instruments on behalf of Fortune 500 companies such as General Motors, Ford, Boeing, Disney, and Time Warner, among many others.
Mr. Mehrotra holds a B.S. degree in Finance and Information Systems from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University.
Petra Conte is a Senior Vice President at Arch Street Capital Advisors, LLC and has been with the firm since 2007. Ms. Conte is involved in the ongoing asset management of investments made on behalf of ASC’s clients to ensure successful execution of the strategic plan established at acquisition.
Prior to joining ASC, Ms. Conte spent nine years as a Real Estate Manager/Underwriter with the RVI Group focusing on Credit Tenant Lease transactions. RVI is a leading provider of insurance products to companies that are invested in asset intensive businesses including real estate. In her tenure at RVI, Ms. Conte actively managed a diverse portfolio of commercial real estate assets on behalf of various types of clients including developers, REITs, municipalities, equity investors, and lenders with the objective of maximizing her clients’ cash yields. She was also an integral part of the company’s underwriting and risk management team, which was responsible for diversifying the company’s product offerings to insure new asset classes and expand into new international markets.
Ms. Conte holds a B.S. degree in International Business and Finance from Fairfield University.
Gautam Mashettiwar is a Vice President at Arch Street Capital Advisors, LLC and has been with the firm since 2013. Mr. Mashettiwar focuses on originating, underwriting, and executing investments from an acquisitions and asset management perspective.
Prior to ASC, Mr. Mashettiwar was an associate at IREO Management, a $1.6 billion real estate private equity firm focused on real estate investments in India. While at IREO, he was involved in the underwriting, analysis and coordination of over $400 million of various development projects throughout the country. Prior to his time at IREO, Mr. Mashettiwar was with Jones Lang Lasalle where he was responsible for assisting corporations such as Deutsche Bank, Hewitt Associates, McDonald’s Corp. and others with managing their requirement for corporate office space and services globally.
Mr. Mashettiwar graduated from the Jerome Fisher Program in Management & Technology at the University of Pennsylvania receiving a dual degree—a B.S.E in Economics from the Wharton School, and a B.A.S. in Computer Science from the School of Engineering.
Hemal Patel is an Associate at Arch Street Capital Advisors, LLC and has been with the firm since 2017. Mr. Patel focuses on originating, underwriting, and executing investments from an acquisitions and asset management perspective.
Prior to ASC, Mr. Patel was an Associate with Rialto Capital Advisors, a real estate investment and asset management company focused on equity, debt, and special servicing. While at Rialto Capital Advisors, Mr. Patel was part of the investment management team and responsibilities were to source, underwrite and execute on transactions. Mr. Patel evaluated several billion dollars’ worth of commercial real estate investment opportunities across various investment vehicles including Mezzanine financing, Preferred Equity, CMBS B-Piece acquisitions, Non Performing Loan portfolio acquisitions and equity investments.
Mr. Patel holds a B.S. degree in Finance from the Goizueta School of Business at Emory University.
Alicia Carlucci is the Controller for Arch Street Capital Advisors, LLC and has been with the firm since 2007. Mrs. Carlucci is responsible for accounting and taxation compliance for investments made on behalf of ASC’s clients, which includes ongoing maintenance of ownership entities and adherence to controls involving funding and disbursements.
Prior to ASC, Mrs. Carlucci has held positions at a number of reputable financial institutions. Her work experience includes acting as a staff accountant at Falcon Financial Investment Trust and subsequently at IStar Financial following its acquisition of Falcon in 2005. She has also held the position of Accounts Payable Manager for all of Starwood Capital’s domestic and international assets. Prior to Starwood, Mrs. Carlucci was a Senior Staff Accountant at Nations Bank.
Mrs. Carlucci holds an Associate degree from San Diego State University.
Tina Vasile is an Assistant Controller and the Office Manager at Arch Street Capital Advisors, LLC and has been with the firm since 2015. Ms. Vasile is responsible for coordination of financial audits and tax compliance filings for investments made on behalf of ASC’s clients. She is also responsible for administrative requirements pertaining to the day-to-day operation of the firm.
Prior to ASC, Ms. Vasile spent fourteen years at Lazar Corporate Advisors in a similar capacity.
Ms. Vasile has completed business management coursework at Westchester Community College.