Patel is a Managing Director and Chief Investment
Prima Capital Advisors LLC (“Prima”). At Prima, Mr. Patel's responsibilities
include making investments in CMBS, REIT bonds and loans as well as structuring
and executing Prima’s securitizations.
joined Prima Capital Advisors LLC
in 2011. Prior to joining Prima, Nilesh worked in various capacities as a Vice
President at Goldman Sachs. His most recent job at Goldman was on the
commercial real estate trading desk
trading commercial real estate whole loans, B-notes and
mezzanine loans. During the
financial crisis of 2008 / 2009, Nilesh worked with Goldman’s clients on
developing solutions for their legacy commercial real estate risk. Nilesh joined Goldman in early 2006
and he led
a team that structured and placed commercial real estate CDOs for Goldman
came to Goldman Sachs from Deutsche Bank’s CMBS trading desk. During his five years at Deutsche Bank,
Nilesh structured and marketed commercial real estate CDOs, worked with the new
prior to that managed a team that analyzed risk for the credit trading
businesses. In 2005,
led the execution
2005 CDO at Deutsche Bank. Prior to
Deutsche Bank, where Nilesh was a Director, Nilesh worked at GE Plastics and
successfully completed the Financial Management Program.
earned a B.A. degree from St. Lawrence University where
he majored in Economics and Mathematics – Computer Science. He came to St.
Lawrence from Kolkata, India in 1995 where he grew up pursuing a
extra-curricular activities including playing cricket and the violin.