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Gianni Ottaviano

Managing Director, Structured Finance Production

Gianni Ottaviano is responsible for managing the complete flow of structured loan production at Arbor Realty Trust, including the screening process and oversight of team members as well as deal management on a comprehensive level. He also oversees the flow of multifamily structured transactions that are sourced by Arbor’s national sales team.

During Mr. Ottaviano’s nearly 16-year-long tenure with Arbor, his hard work and dedication has supported his growth and elevation within the Structured Finance Group. Over the years, he has taken on a variety of increasingly vital roles within the structured loan production process, including transaction screening, underwriting, deal management, borrower relationship management, closing and asset management. Through his strong work ethic and track record, he has exhibited a dedication and willingness to support Arbor’s entrepreneurial culture, often utilizing his knowledge and expertise to assist in various areas of discipline within the company.

Mr. Ottaviano began his real estate industry career with Arbor in 1999 after working for five years in the accounting group at Ford Models.

Mr. Ottaviano earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Hofstra University. He also received a Bachelor of Science degree from St. John’s University.

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