Mr. Castro joined Raith in 2013 and is a Vice President on the asset management team. He is responsible for due diligence, underwriting and closing of Raith’s non-performing loans (“NPL”) and other value-added investment activities as well as in charge of the daily operations of Raith’s real estate portfolio. Prior to Raith, he was a commercial real estate analyst for ABR Partners, a New York based real estate consulting group, where he joined in 2010. At ABR, Mr. Castro was responsible for underwriting the acquisition and development of multifamily, office, retail and hotel assets in the U.S. and Latin America. Prior to ABR, Mr. Castro was a Senior Loan Officer at Continental Mortgage Corporation based in Miami, Fl. At Continental, Mr. Castro led a team of loan officers to originate residential and commercial mortgage loans over a three-year period. Prior to Continental, Mr. Castro was a Mergers & Acquisitions Analyst for Standard Bank where he was responsible for valuing corporations and businesses in Latin America. Mr. Castro received a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from the University of Miami and a Master’s in Real Estate Finance & Investments from New York University.