Senior Investment Director
Maria is a Senior Investment Direct and a member of the Real Assets Investment Group. She has over 12 years of experience in real estate investment, portfolio management, and valuation. Maria joined our Boston office in September 2018. In her role, she will focus on the group’s real estate investment activities primarily in private markets and across different structures such as funds, co-investments, and direct investments.
Prior to joining Cambridge Associates, Maria was an Assistant Vice President at Bain Capital Real Estate, formed from the spin out of Harvard Management Company’s Real Estate Investment Group. During her tenure there, Maria was responsible for execution of all elements of portfolio management (performance, valuation, debt analysis, reporting, FX hedge monitoring). She also focused on investments and asset management of two joint ventures in the office sector. Prior to that, Maria worked in direct real estate investments with DESCO Group (real estate operator of the Schnuck Markets grocery chain), where she led acquisition, portfolio management, and disposition of the firm’s real estate investments. Maria also spent five years with Altus Group, working as a designated commercial appraiser and completing valuations, due diligence reports, and feasibility studies.
MBA (Valedictorian of the MBA Class of 2013), Finance, Washington University in St. Louis
B. Comm, Housing and Real Estate Management, University of Guelph, Canada