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 Finance, Banking and CLO sectors. Under her leadership, Trepp acquired Foresight Analytics, InvestCap Advisors, REITCafe, Commercial Real Estate Direct, and Codean, 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.
Ms. DiCola is the current Chair of the CRE Finance Council (CREFC), the trade association for the $3.8 trillion commercial real estate finance industry. Actively involved in CREFC leadership since its inception, she served as its first woman president and received the CREFC Founder’s Award. She currently serves on the CREFC Board of Governors and the Advisory Board of the CREFC Women’s Network.
Ms. DiCola served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Gerber Life Insurance Company, a subsidiary of Nestlé S.A. since 2014. She also serves on the Advisory Board of the NYU Stern Business School Center for Commercial Real Estate Finance Research, the President’s Council of the Real Estate Roundtable, and is a member of the Partnership for New York City. Past service includes the Board of Directors of the New York Chapter of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW), as well as 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” 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, the electronic publication of CREFC designed for training in CMBS. She is a frequent speaker at industry events.
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.