Senior Professionals

Niraj R. Shah
Managing Director
New York

Mr. Shah, based in New York, brings 19 years of experience as a real estate investment professional, with a primary focus on acquisitions and leads the origination of structured investments for Rockwood, including preferred equity, mezzanine and credit investments.


Prior to joining Rockwood, he was a Vice President at Citi Markets & Banking where he was responsible for the pricing, structuring and distribution of Citi's subordinated debt and leveraged loan positions for the Commercial Real Estate group. During his career at Citi, Mr. Shah sourced, structured, underwrote and executed numerous large and highly structured transactions, including a leveraged buyout of a major global hotel brand and several event driven transactions for large publicly traded REITs and financial sponsors.  Prior to Citi, Mr. Shah was with PricewaterhouseCoopers in its Transaction Services practice, providing M&A advisory services to private equity firms and corporations.


Mr. Shah received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting and International Business from the Pennsylvania State University. Mr. Shah is a member of the CRE Finance Counsel and Urban Land Institute.


Niraj R. Shah

Pennsylvania State University
Bachelor of Science

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