Team

Eric J. Alini

Eric J. Alini

Managing Partner

Prior to founding the CounterpointeSRE, Mr. Alini was responsible for the Merrill Lynch Global Principal Finance Group investing and risk management for over $21 Billion of alternative assets.

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Douglas Harmon

Douglas Harmon

Managing Director, Principal Transactions

Mr. Harmon leads the Principal Transaction Group focused on construction, transitional and rehab investments. Prior to CSRE, Mr. Harmon served as a Managing Director at Arden Group, where he served as Portfolio Manager of the Arden Credit Fund. 

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Michele Pitale, M.D.

Michele Pitale, M.D.

Managing Director, Retrofits

A physician turned sustainability financier, Dr. Pitale leads CounterpointeSRE’s retrofit financing team through which she has directly originated or managed transactions ranging from one hundred thousand dollars to as large as large as $49.5MM.

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Evelyn Giaccio

Evelyn Giaccio

Managing Director, General Counsel

Ms. Giaccio is responsible for all legal, regulatory, litigation and compliance matters for the firm. Prior to CSRE, Giaccio practiced commercial real estate law at The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP and at Dewey Ballantine LLP.

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David Storm

David Storm

Transaction Counsel

Mr. Storm manages the closing process for Counterpointe’s Commercial PACE financing transactions and supports the General Counsel and senior management on a variety of related legal matters.  Before joining CSRE, Storm served as an in-house attorney for Arbor Realty Trust where he closed hundreds of commercial multi-family real estate loans totaling more than $3B over four-plus years.

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Christopher Kane

Christopher Kane

Executive Director, Business Development

Christopher Kane is an Executive Director and is responsible for business development and origination.  Based out of Chicago, Chris provides PACE financing nationwide for sustainability and resiliency projects to owners and operators of commercial real estate.  

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Mary-Stuart Freydberg

Mary-Stuart Freydberg

Executive Director, Retrofit Transactions and Head Of ESG Research

Mary-Stuart Freydberg serves as Head of ESG Research and Executive Director, Retrofit Transactions focusing on efficiency and renewable investments to upgrade commercial properties. Prior to CounterpointeSRE, Ms. Freydberg was Senior Director at Merrill Lynch CMBS Research where she advised the originators, trading desk and institutional investors on North American Real Estate.

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Martin Nunnally

Martin Nunnally

Director, Principal Transactions

Mr. Nunnally is an experienced commercial real estate professional with a diverse background in equity, debt, CMBS, development, and sustainable real estate transaction analysis. Prior to joining Counterpointe SRE, he has held roles as a bridge loan underwriter, Associate Director at Fitch Ratings, and Investment Analyst at Prudential.

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Devesh Nirmul

Devesh Nirmul

Managing Director, Capital Markets

Mr. Nirmul is a leader within the energy, sustainability and resiliency space with demonstrated experience in government and public policy, real estate and sustainability-focused investment. He works on expanding the PACE Market in Florida, creating value-driven financing solutions for commercial building owners and engages stakeholders to accelerate the uptake of energy and resiliency investments nationwide. 

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CJ DeSantis

CJ DeSantis

Executive Director, Business Development

CJ DeSantis is responsible for new business development after years of establishing new partnerships with cities and counties and managing existing relationships with participating PACE municipalities during the formation of the PACE industry. Prior to Counterpointe Energy Solutions and CounterpointeSRE, CJ was a Managing Director in Deutsche Bank’s CRE Group.

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Terry Stark

Terry Stark

Executive Director, Business Development

Mr. Stark is an Executive Director and is responsible for business development and origination.  Located in Southwest Florida, Terry brings an extensive financial background to the PACE team. Terry previously spent over 15 years with PNC Bank in the St. Louis, MO market running the Business Banking division in St. Louis and Southern Illinois. 

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Chris Sanfilippo

Chris Sanfilippo

Senior Investment Analyst

Mr. Sanfilippo is a Senior Investment Analyst at the firm, specializing in real estate underwriting, title analysis and legal compliance. With over 5 years of title and real estate experience, he focuses mainly on analyzing and processing commercial PACE transactions. 

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Patrick Carousso

Patrick Carousso

Transactions Analyst, Retrofit Transactions

Patrick is a transactions analyst at the firm, and works on sizing, underwriting, and processing commercial PACE transactions. He is a 2021 graduate from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, with one of his concentrations being finance.

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Bernard Bartolome

Bernard Bartolome

Director of Servicing

Bernard Bartolome brings more than 20 years of financial and business process management experience. He has spent years in the residential lending arenas of Processing, Underwriting, Servicing, and Insuring.

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Adam Moskowitz

Adam Moskowitz

Executive Director of Marketing & Communications

Mr. Moskowitz directs marketing for CounterpointeSRE (CSRE) as well as Counterpointe Energy Solutions and its affiliated firms, including Chicago PACE.  Prior to joining CSRE, Moskowitz led the marketing efforts of Greenworks Lending.

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Kemarley Singh

Kemarley Singh

Senior Associate, Transactions

Mr. Singh is a Senior Associate for Transactions & Funding at CounterpointeSRE. Prior to joining CounterpointeSRE, he worked in the Tax line of service at PwC LLP as a Senior Associate and specialized in alternative investments.

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Nicole Cassata

Nicole Cassata

Accounting Analyst

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