Gabe Caprio

Mr. Caprio serves as a Senior Managing Director for the firm. He has approximately 50 years experience in the commercial real estate arena and prior to joining Trinity Street was the President and CEO of Amalgamated Bank. Prior to Amalgamated Bank he was an executive at Chase and Citibank. Mr. Caprio is a past Chairman of the New York Bankers Association and is Chairman Emeritus of the Bankers Advisory Board of the Conference of State Bank Supervisors. He served as a long time member of the Advisory Board of Neighborhood Housing Services of New York City and is a past member of the Board of Overseers of New Jersey Institute of Technology. Mr. Caprio has a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Seton Hall University, and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from New York University.

Joseph Graham

Mr. Graham serves as a Managing Director and head of Originations for the firm. He has approximately 15 years experience in the commercial real estate arena and is the founder of Black Ink Financial Group. He began his career as a financial advisor and estate planner for JP Morgan Chase middle market/ private bank and has held various positions in finance and real estate banking for Hudson United bank and Capital one bank. Mr. Graham has a bachelor’s of science in finance from Syracuse University. Mr. Graham also currently serves on the Board of the New York banking and finance networking group and is a member of the Harmonie Club.

Gene Mahan

Mr. Mahan serves as a Director and has approximately 30 years of experience in, real estate lending, fixed income, investment banking and securities management. He began his career in mortgage securitization at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette (DLJ), followed by positions with Bear Stearns & Company, Deutsche Bank and Bank of America. In addition he has engaged in various entrepreneurial activity including the ownership of multifamily, light industrial, retail, luxury single family rentals and owns a high performance brake fluid company that serves the racing and enthusiast community. Mr. Mahan has a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI).

German Rodriguez

Mr. Rodriguez serves as a director and has approximately 20 years in construction management, real estate finance and project management.  Mr.Rodriguez  began his career in branding and marketing and subsequently received the opportunity to work with various  projects for real estate developers and eventually began to develop on his own. Over the coming years German worked for Walker Ridge Construction, managing all the firms’ construction activities in Puerto Rico.  Mr. Rodriguez has a bachelor’s in Fine Arts & Media from Rutgers University and various advanced certifications from Columbia University and University of Illinois Urbana- Champaign in Construction Management and Finance. 

John Dragone

Mr. Dragone serves as a Managing Director, head of Credit for the firm. He has approximately 25 years experience in the commercial real estate arena and is the founder of the Landmark Opportunity Fund. He began his career in corporate and real estate finance for Prudential Capital and has held various positions in real estate banking for PNC Bank and Bear Stearns & Company. Mr. Dragone has a bachelor’s of science in Management Information Systems from the University of NY at Buffalo and an MBA in Finance & International Business from Fordham University. Mr. Dragone currently serves as a Governor on the Board for the National Realty Club, founded in 1947 by Harry Helmsley.

Marcus Asante

Mr. Asante serves as a Managing Director, head of Special Situations for the firm. He has approximately 20+ years of experience in commercial real estate. Mr. Asante founded the advisory firm Birchcrest Advisors, which has served clients in commercial real estate development and finance, advanced metals reclamation and metallurgy, and digital assets and tokenization. Mr. Asante began his career at Goldman Sachs and has held various positions in finance and capital markets, ranging from origination, structuring, underwriting, and securitization at several financial institutions, including UBS, NatWest Markets, formerly RBS Securities, and Guggenheim Partners. Mr. Asante holds an MS in Finance from the University of Rochester and a BS in Finance from Boston College.