Executive Managing DirectorSagiv has been active in buying and selling commercial properties with an emphasis on bringing US opportunities to Israeli investors. Sagiv established Rosano Partners to create an integrated full-service brokerage, and the investment firm Roman Group to take advantage of his real estate market knowledge. Sagiv has personally initiated, brokered and executed over $600 million of real estate transactions, and successfully initiated and executed 14 syndicated deals with investors who are his best references. On his latest exit, a 44 units on Rampart, Sagiv’s investors realized a 24% IRR and a 2.1 Equity Multiple on a 3.5 years hold.
Sagiv began his real estate career with Marcus & Millichap where he was successful in brokering over 90 Investment Sales and Debt Placement transactions in Southern California. Previously, Sagiv was an investment banker with Lehman Brothers Technology M&A and Corporate Finance Group. In addition to processing, initiating financing and M&A transactions, he designed and implemented an internal global database that tracked technology companies, resulting in significantly faster initiations of M&A transactions.
Sagiv also worked for the Israeli Defense Department as an Operations Manager. While he was stationed in Hungry, Cypress, Bulgaria, Uzbekistan, and the US, Sagiv consulted, managed, and collaborated with local governmental organizations on security and terrorism issues. Sagiv was also a Senior Lieutenant in the Israel Defense Forces where he led and managed special operation infantry company logistics and combat operations.
Sagiv received a Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts from the University of California Los Angeles with College Honors in Business Economics and a minor in Accounting. He is a recipient of the UCLA Chancellor Distinguished Student Award, and the UCLA Economics Department Excellence Award. Sagiv was an instructor at UCLA Extension where he taught Real Estate Market Analysis. He is on the Board of Counselors at USC Marshall School of Business where he helps Veterans at Master of Business for Veterans (MBV) program.
Executive Managing Director
JOE EL RADY
Senior Managing DirectorJoe began his finance career at Houlihan Lokey, Wall Street’s preeminent financial restructuring firm (advised on 23 of the 25 largest bankruptcies in history, including Enron, WorldCom, and Tower Records). During his time at Houlihan Lokey, Joe focused on distressed debt, restructurings, refinancing, leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, growth capital and acquisitions. During his time at Houlihan Lokey, the firm restructured General Motors, Lehman Brothers, and the Government of Iraq. After Houlihan Lokey, Joe served as Vice President with Frontier Group, helping to manage their $2bn Asian Private Equity Fund in Hong Kong. During his time at Frontier, Joe managed numerous investments across Asia in the Real Estate, Cloud Computing/IT, Transportation, and Natural Resource spaces.
After serving as Chief Financial Officer of Roman Group from 2015 to 2019, Joe joined SoLa Impact, a real estate development and acquisition firm with $700mm of assets under management that focuses on high-quality affordable housing and owns more than 3,000 units across 300 buildings in South Los Angeles. At SoLa, Joe managed the firm’s Finance, Accounting, and Investor Relations functions. Joe also oversaw the firm’s Opportunity Zone compliance and helped to manage the deployment of its $115mm Opportunity Zone Fund. In this capacity, he helped to manage $400mm+ of ground up multi-family development projects (~1,500 units). A recognized expert in asset valuation, Joe has taught finance (Valuations) at the University of California, Los Angeles, and has provided expert witness testimony on financial (specifically asset valuation matters) in several litigations. In 2000, Joe advised on the Stonehage Flemming (leading London Private Equity firm) minority equity acquisition of GB Digital.
Joe spends most of his private time on sports/fitness and also contributes to various causes and charities. He is a former Chief Financial Officer and member of the board of trustees of the Orange County Family Justice Center Foundation. Joe holds an undergraduate degree with honors from Stanford University and an MBA in finance from the Wharton School. He wrote an MBA thesis on the development of the California economy. He speaks fluent Arabic, Armenian, and Spanish.
Joe El Rady
Senior Managing Director
Senior Director of Construction & DesignLindsay began her commercial brokerage career at Rosano Partners Commercial Real Estate in 2017 managing the top producing team and closing several dozen sales and leases for cannabis business uses throughout California. Her passion for construction and design initiated her migration to Roman Group where she has renovated ~150 units out of a 300-unit portfolio achieving rents ~25% above market. Her strategic approach and execution stabilizes underperforming and encumbered assets without disturbing cash flow or occupancy. With her thorough judicial knowledge and her vendor relationships, her projects are expedited through plan check with minimal corrections. Lindsay’s personable demeanor has resulted in prolonged relationships with all vendor types to assure her projects are completed on time and at the most competitive rates.
Lindsay studied political science and sociology at the University of Southern California and furthered her education at UCLA Extension completing ARGUS, REVIT, CAD, Architectural Drafting and Construction Project Management courses. As captain of the USC Women’s Rowing Team, Lindsay led her team to the NCAA National Championship seeding #1 after her success in the Jr Rowing Olympics.