A. White is a Managing Director
and Chief Executive Officer of Prima Capital Advisors
LLC (“Prima”). Prima
is a registered investment advisory firm that specializes in commercial
mortgage investments. At Prima, Mr. White's responsibilities
include loan origination, structuring securitizations, and the development and
maintenance of client relationships. In
1998, Conning Asset Management Company acquired the investment management
agreements of Schroder Mortgage Associates, LP.
In 2002 Prima Capital Advisors LLC acquired from Conning all of the
investment management agreements previously held by Schroder and subsequently
expanded upon by Mr. White and team.
forming Schroder in 1992, Mr. White was a Managing Director at Salomon Brothers
co-head of the firm's real estate finance, sales, and advisory businesses. While at Salomon, Mr. White originated,
negotiated and closed in excess of $10 billion of real estate financings, joint
ventures and property sales. Mr. White's
notable achievements include the creation of the first securitized commercial
mortgage as well as substantial work associated with the development of the
rating process for commercial mortgages.
Prior to his work at Salomon, Mr. White was an Assistant Treasurer in
the Real Estate Finance Department of the Chase Manhattan Bank.
White holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Tufts
University and earned a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance and
Real Estate from The Wharton Graduate School of Business Administration.
White previously was a Director of New Plan Excel Realty Trust and Acadia
Realty Trust, two leading NYSE listed real estate investment trusts (REIT’s)
that specialized in retail real estate.
Mr. White is an active member in PREA (Pension Real Estate Association)
and CREFC (Commercial Real Estate Finance Counsel). He serves on the Board of Advisors of Tufts University’s College of
Engineering as well as the University’s Entrepreneurial Leadership
Program. Mr. White is a former Adjunct
Professor of Real Estate Finance at New York University.