Joseph Iacono is Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner at Crescit Capital Strategies, a premier, full-service asset management firm that specializes in commercial real estate debt origination and investment. Mr. Iacono also serves as the firm’s Chief Investment Officer.
Joseph Iacono’s specialized experience in all aspects of the CRE debt financing market have made him, along with his experienced leadership team, uniquely qualified to provide the market a “one-stop” full-service platform for commercial mortgage debt origination and high yield generation in the CRE space.
Joseph Iacono has over thirty years of experience in the commercial real estate debt capital markets and structured finance industries, ranging from direct origination and securitization to distressed debt acquisitions and loan workouts. Over the course of his professional career, Joseph Iacono has created and built multiple commercial real estate debt businesses. He has directed commercial real estate investments through multiple economic cycles at institutions ranging from commercial and investment banks to private equity firms.
Before founding Crescit Capital Strategies, Joseph Iacono was a Founder and the Chief Investment Officer at a CRE-focused alternative asset management firm with over $4 billion of assets under management. He has held various senior executive positions within investment and commercial banks, including Nomura Securities and JP Morgan Chase where he was the Managing Director responsible for restructuring and revamping the commercial real estate lending practice and directing the 40-member nationwide CMBS origination and underwriting team.
Prior to JP Morgan Chase, Mr. Iacono was a Director and one of the founding members of Credit Suisse First Boston’s Principal Transaction Group where he helped to establish its business activities and also managed a banking team that originated and closed over $6.5 billion in real estate transactions.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Iacono was with Daiwa Securities America where he was involved in creating and administering one of the industry’s first commercial mortgage loan conduit securitization programs. Mr. Iacono also held positions at PaineWebber, Inc., where he developed the firm’s CMBS conduit lending platform, and Barnett Bank, Inc., where he was responsible for construction lending and troubled asset workouts.
Joseph Iacono received his M.S. in Real Estate from Columbia University and his B.A. from Rollins College.