Mario Cerasuolo

Mario Cerasuolo

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Mario Cerasuolo focuses on the commercial real estate financing and asset underwriting services for Lighthouse.

Mario previously worked in Merrill Lynch’s Global Commercial Real Estate group where he was involved in managing, underwriting, originating and selling commercial real estate loans totaling over $15 billion. From 1998 to 2004, Mario worked for JP Morgan in the Real Estate & Lodging Investment Banking division and Global Commercial Real Estate group. Mario was involved in merger and acquisition transactions, initial public offerings, distressed debt sales and commercial mortgage-backed securities transactions totaling over $30 billion.

Mario is a licensed real estate broker.

Mario holds a Bachelor of Science degree in finance and public accounting from Fordham University.

Walden W. Wong

Walden W. Wong

(212) 843-1832

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Walden W. Wong brings more than 20 years of capital markets and commercial real estate experience to Lighthouse and focuses on ALLL analysis, portfolio valuation and asset underwriting services.

Walden previously worked at Credit Suisse in the Real Estate Structured Finance Group and served as a transaction manager in the CMBS securitization practice. Walden was involved in securitizing over $5 billion in commercial real estate loans. In addition, Walden managed a $1.8 billion warehouse line comprised of commercial mortgages, mezzanine debt and equity positions. Prior to joining Credit Suisse, Walden spent over thirteen years working for two of the Big 4 public accounting firms holding senior positions. Notably, Walden worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers where he managed a successful real estate advisory practice. Throughout his career, Walden has worked on over $30 billion in real estate transactions.

Walden graduated Magna Cum Laude from San Francisco State University and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration with emphasis on accounting. Walden is a series 7 and Series 63 securities license holder and formerly held a New York and California CPA license.

Rohit Narayanan

Rohit Narayanan

(212) 843-1831

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Rohit Narayanan focuses on defeasance consulting and CMBS valuation at Lighthouse.

Rohit joins Lighthouse from his previous position in Merrill Lynch’s Global Commercial Real Estate group where he spent his time in the New York and Toronto offices. Rohit was involved in over $10 billion of commercial real estate transactions, involving securitization, portfolio sales, valuation, underwriting and defeasance assignments. Rohit developed and managed Merrill Lynch’s commercial mortgage defeasance program since January 2008. From 1998 to 2004, Rohit worked as an Account Director for Draft Worldwide’s India operations, where he provided consulting services to clients in Technology, Finance and Real Estate.

Rohit holds a Masters in Business Administration from Rutgers Business School.