Russell Wyman is responsible for originating, structuring, underwriting and asset managing real estate financings for all types of asset classes and debt products, including first mortgages, high yield structured debt, bridge loans and REIT lines of credit. Since joining Emigrant in 2005, Russell has originated over $1 BB of real estate transactions. Before Emigrant, Russell spent 5 years as a VP and Relationship Manager with GE Capital Real Estate where he underwrote REIT transactions and low income housing tax credit transactions. Prior to GE, Russell spent 4 years at Citibank and Citicorp Real Estate where he worked on syndicated corporate investment grade debt, and then joined the Real Estate Capital Markets Group to focus on commercial real estate transactions. Before Citibank, Russell worked as Staff Attorney/ Assistant Treasurer at Kredietbank N.V. (now KBC) and as an account officer for the Real Estate/Structured Finance team.
Russell holds a BA Double Major in Economics and Law from Lafayette College and a JD from Fordham University School of Law.