Senior Investment Professionals
Joan Sapinsley, Managing Director
Joan is a Senior Vice President of Resource Capital Corp. (NYSE: RSO) and of Resource Real Estate, Inc. as well as Managing Director, Head of Capital Markets and CMBS Portfolio Manager for Resource Real Estate Funding ("RREF"), the firm's commercial mortgage debt platform. RREF originates and invests in commercial real estate debt and has closed over $3 billion of transactions since inception.
Joan has 30 years of commercial real estate experience. She started her career as a real estate consultant at accounting firm Laventhol & Horwath. She then moved to Cushman & Wakefield, a global commercial real estate company, serving in its Financial Services Group. She then spent 15 years at Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association ("TIAA"), purchasing commercial mortgage backed securities ("CMBS"). She was responsible for all single borrower and single asset CMBS, as well as subordinate CMBS and B-notes. She also directed TIAA's small balance commercial mortgage loan origination and securitization activities. Ms. Sapinsley was a governor of CMSA and its successor entity, CREFC, from 2000 through 2013. Joan received a BA from Oberlin College and an MBA in Real Estate and Finance from Columbia University.