Edward L. Shugrue III
Edward L. Shugrue III
Chief Executive Officer
Talmage, LLC

Mr. Shugrue founded Talmage, LLC, is its Chief Executive Officer, and established its private funds business in 2003. Talmage manages approximately $2 billion of commercial real estate assets and is a rated Special Servicer and CDO manager. Talmage has made over $10 billion of commercial real estate debt investments including whole loans, subordinate debt and CMBS. From 1997 until 2003, Mr. Shugrue was the Chief Financial Officer of Capital Trust, Inc. (NYSE: CT). Prior to that, he was employed by Bear Stearns & Co. and by River Bank America which he help take public and then sell in 1996.

Mr. Shugrue is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania with a BA (honors) in political science and a degree from the Wharton School. Mr. Shugrue is a former governor of the Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities Association (CMSA), now Commercial Real Estate Finance Council (CREFC).