Michael J. Mazzei

Ladder Capital Finance

Michael Mazzei is currently the President of Ladder Capital, having joined in 2012. Prior to Ladder Capital, Mr. Mazzei was most recently with Bank of America Merrill Lynch (2009-2012) where he served as Managing Director and Global Head of the CMBS Bank Loan Syndications Groups. Mr. Mazzei was also responsible for the management, restructuring and disposition of the Global Markets Commercial Mortgage and CRE Loan legacy assets.

Prior to joining Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Mr. Mazzei served as Co-Head of CMBS and Commercial Real Estate Debt Markets at Barclays Capital. Before joining Barclays Capital, Mr. Mazzei spent 20 years at Lehman Brothers where Mr. Mazzei became the head of CMBS and served as the Co-Head of Global Real Estate Investment Banking.

Mr. Mazzei received his JD in Law from St. Johns University (1988), his Bachelor's Degree in Finance from Baruch College CUNY (1983) and is a graduate of NYU Real Estate Institute (1990).