Voda Bauer Real Estate Launches Capital Markets Group
- Nov 10, 2014
New York—Voda Bauer Real Estate, full-service residential and commercial firm, announced it has launched a Capital Markets Group, which will be headed by 25-year industry veteran John Raggio.
Under Raggio’s guidance, the Capital Markets Group will work hand in hand with Voda Bauer’s investment sales division offering clients and buyers access to debt financing, joint venture equity and mezzanine financing as part of the acquisition process. These services will enable buyers to close much quicker, with confidence and if needed, pre-approved debt financing in place with the best execution available from both commercial property lenders and qualified equity joint venture partners.
Raggio has experience in all asset classes and has been directly involved in the acquisition, financing, asset management and disposition of over $9 billion of real estate assets. Prior to his current position, he served as Senior Vice President at Johnson Capital Real Estate Equity Capital Markets & Structured Finance Group.
Previously, Raggio was director of equity placement for Mortgage Equicap, where he headed a group that raised over $100 million for a large HUD, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac lender through a joint venture with a top hedge fund. He held other prestigious positions earlier in his career including: pice president of capital markets for Westmount Realty Capital; managed and was a principal of Tremont Realty Capital’s real estate investment group; and served as Chief Financial Officer for Mountain Development, a regional fully integrated real estate company with five million square feet of assets owned and managed.
Raggio holds a Master of Business Administration from New York University Stern School of Business and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Baruch College in New York.