Benjamin Milde is currently the Managing Partner of Richbell Equities, LLC. In his position as Managing Member, Mr. Milde oversees the general investment strategy and asset management of Richbell Equities portfolio. In addition, Mr. Milde is a principal in Capital District Properties, LLC, which provides day to day Property Management of all assets in the Richbell Equities portfolio.
Previously Ben was a Managing Director at TPG Global and prior to that was Head of Commercial Mortgage Originations at Allegiant Real Estate Capital (which was known as FirstKey Lending prior to the relaunching of FirstKey’s CRE business as an independent investment company under the Allegiant banner in 2016).
Prior to that, Mr. Milde was a Managing Director and Head of Commercial Mortgage Originations in the CRE Finance Group at Citigroup. At Citi Mr. Milde focused on both balance sheet and CMBS lending. Mr. Milde supervised an origination effort during his tenure at Citi which resulted in over 500 individual loans totaling over $9 billion.
Prior to Citi, Mr. Milde was a Managing Director in the CRE Finance group at J.P. Morgan. Mr. Milde joined J.P. Morgan in 2008 as a result of its acquisition of Bear Stearns, where he was a Senior Managing Director in the CRE Finance group. Mr. Milde’s tenure at Bear Stearns started in 1996 as commercial mortgage underwriter. Mr. Milde’s efforts at Bear Stearns focused on originations from 2001 onwards and resulted in 235 newly originated loans totaling over $4.4 billion.
Mr. Milde received a B.S. in Applied Economics and Business Management from Cornell University and an M.B.A. from New York University’s Stern School of Business.