Annemarie DiCola, Esq., CEO of Trepp LLC, spearheads Trepp’s business as the global leader in the CMBS industry, and has expanded Trepp’s expertise and service offerings into the broader CRE and Banking sectors. Under her leadership, Trepp acquired Foresight Analytics, InvestCap Advisors, REITCafe, and Commercial Real Estate Direct, and has developed a number of products aimed at leveraging Trepp’s depth in CRE finance and analytics.
Ms. DiCola additionally serves as Co-Chair of TreppPort, a joint venture between Trepp and CRE lending software company Rockport. She is also a member of the Corporate Responsibility Committee of the Daily Mail and General Trust (DMGT), Trepp’s corporate parent.
Ms. DiCola is an acknowledged voice in the CRE finance industry, highlighted by Sokol Media as a “Top Woman in Real Estate” in 2013 and by Real Estate Forum Magazine as a “Woman of Influence.” She has been profiled by The New York Times, interviewed on CNBC, and lauded by the Women’s Venture Fund. Ms. DiCola was the Editor-in-Chief of the inaugural CMBS E-Primer (2007), the electronic publication of the Commercial Real Estate Finance Council (CREFC) designed for training in CMBS. She is a frequent speaker at industry events.
Ms. DiCola served as the first woman president of the Commercial Mortgage Securities Association (CMSA), the trade organization of the CMBS industry (now known as CREFC). Actively involved in CREFC leadership since its inception, she is a founding member of the Board of Governors and a past winner of the CREFC Founder’s Award. She also served on the Board of Directors of NYCREW, the New York Chapter of Commercial Real Estate Women (now known as CREW NY).
Ms. DiCola graduated from the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program and holds a Juris Doctor degree from the New York University School of Law. She received her BA from Fordham University, where she maintained a Presidential Scholarship and graduated Phi Beta Kappa, summa cum laude in cursu honorum.