Our Team​

Our greatest asset is our dedicated team, whose expertise and passion drive our success

Aaron Krawitz

Founder & CEO

New York

Sarah Jiang is an analyst at Bravo Capital. Sarah’s previous experience at a real estate private equity firm has given her exposure to deal underwriting, financing and fund management. Ms. Jiang received a BA in Economics and Mathematics from Barnard College, Columbia University with honors.

Aaron Krawitz

Founder & CEO

New York

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Aaron leads complex, fast-paced HUD, bridge and mezzanine financings. According to clients he “is reliable, creative and is a true partner for growth. He is just amazing.”

 

For over 15 years, Aaron Krawitz has overseen a number of the most sophisticated real estate transactions in the nation. Mr. Krawitz is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Bravo Capital. He sits on its Management Committee and its Credit Committee. Mr. Krawitz was formerly the President at Dwight Capital and previously held various positions at Gibson Dunn and Skadden Arps. Mr. Krawitz received a BA from the University of Pennsylvania (with honors), and a JD from Michigan Law School (Michigan Law Review).

Gabi Moshayev

Chairman and Co-Founder of Bravo Property Trust

Tel Aviv

Gabi Moshayev is the chairman and co-founder of Bravo Property Trust, a national bridge and construction lender focusing on multifamily and healthcare financings. Bravo Property Trust is an award winning platform, which is privately held, and is an industry leader known for its creativity and reliability. Bravo Property Trust is an affiliate of Bravo Capital, and focuses on Bridge-to-HUD financings. With over $1 billion in financings originated, Bravo Property Trust focuses on sponsors with extensive track records of success in premier locations.

Prior to Bravo Property Trust, Mr. Moshayev was CEO of Harel Insurance and Finance Alternative, the credit and real estate alternatives investment platform of Harel Insurance Group, which is one of the largest insurance companies in Israel. Mr. Moshayev established this real estate credit platform which he oversaw, and which attained significant success and growth under his leadership. Mr. Moshayev’s career at Harel Group spanned 15 years.

Gabi Moshayev

Chairman and Co-Founder of Bravo Property Trust

Tel Aviv

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Gabi Moshayev is the chairman and co-founder of Bravo Property Trust, a national bridge and construction lender focusing on multifamily and healthcare financings. Bravo Property Trust is an award winning platform, which is privately held, and is an industry leader known for its creativity and reliability. Bravo Property Trust is an affiliate of Bravo Capital, and focuses on Bridge-to-HUD financings. With over $1 billion in financings originated, Bravo Property Trust focuses on sponsors with extensive track records of success in premier locations.

Prior to Bravo Property Trust, Mr. Moshayev was CEO of Harel Insurance and Finance Alternative, the credit and real estate alternatives investment platform of Harel Insurance Group, which is one of the largest insurance companies in Israel. Mr. Moshayev established this real estate credit platform which he oversaw, and which attained significant success and growth under his leadership. Mr. Moshayev’s career at Harel Group spanned 15 years.

Matthew Fisher

FHA Chief Underwriter

New Jersey

Matthew began his career in commercial real estate finance by underwriting acquisition and development loans catering to private equity and large development firms at Wells Fargo. Mr. Fisher eventually narrowed his focus to multifamily and senior residential care financings through the FHA insured MAP and 232 programs by joining Wells Fargo’s FHA platform. During his career in FHA finance, Mr. Fisher has worked at Wells Fargo Bank and Centennial Mortgage, Inc. in the role of Deputy Chief Underwriter. At both firms he was responsible for managing staff, training, underwriting, 232 servicing, and overseeing the 232 underwriting platform. Mr. Fisher has underwritten and closed over $3 billion in commercial real estate financings secured by a variety of different asset classes.

Matthew Fisher

FHA Chief Underwriter

New Jersey

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Matthew began his career in commercial real estate finance by underwriting acquisition and development loans catering to private equity and large development firms at Wells Fargo. Mr. Fisher eventually narrowed his focus to multifamily and senior residential care financings through the FHA insured MAP and 232 programs by joining Wells Fargo’s FHA platform. During his career in FHA finance, Mr. Fisher has worked at Wells Fargo Bank and Centennial Mortgage, Inc. in the role of Deputy Chief Underwriter. At both firms he was responsible for managing staff, training, underwriting, 232 servicing, and overseeing the 232 underwriting platform. Mr. Fisher has underwritten and closed over $3 billion in commercial real estate financings secured by a variety of different asset classes.

Aidan Birnbaum

Bravo Property Trust

New York

Aidan Birnbaum works on  behalf of the Bravo Property Trust bridge platform. Aidan formerly worked on S3 Capital’s bridge loan program, overseeing 150 active loans. In his time, he closed over $1B of transactions and facilitated the financing for each transaction under the platform. Formerly an underwriter, Aidan has an understanding of acquisition and development projects, having seen through more than 50 projects through completion. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in Economics.

Aidan Birnbaum

Bravo Property Trust

New York

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Aidan Birnbaum works on  behalf of the Bravo Property Trust bridge platform. Aidan formerly worked on S3 Capital’s bridge loan program, overseeing 150 active loans. In his time, he closed over $1B of transactions and facilitated the financing for each transaction under the platform. Formerly an underwriter, Aidan has an understanding of acquisition and development projects, having seen through more than 50 projects through completion. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in Economics.

Ryan Patterson

Deputy Chief Underwriter

New York

Mr. Patterson is Bravo Capital’s Deputy Chief Underwriter. Mr. Patterson previously worked at Greystone as a FHA Senior Underwriter. During his time at Greystone, he was responsible for the underwriting and submission of approximately $2 billion of HUD-insured loans. Mr. Patterson specialized in multifamily projects including market rate, income restricted, Section 8, and projects receiving new Low Income Housing Tax Credits.‍

Mr. Patterson received a BS in Business Administration from The College of New Jersey, with a concentration in finance.

Ryan Patterson

Deputy Chief Underwriter

New York

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Mr. Patterson is Bravo Capital’s Deputy Chief Underwriter. Mr. Patterson previously worked at Greystone as a FHA Senior Underwriter. During his time at Greystone, he was responsible for the underwriting and submission of approximately $2 billion of HUD-insured loans. Mr. Patterson specialized in multifamily projects including market rate, income restricted, Section 8, and projects receiving new Low Income Housing Tax Credits.‍

Mr. Patterson received a BS in Business Administration from The College of New Jersey, with a concentration in finance.

Kendall Kozikowski

Senior Analyst

New York

Kendall Kozikowski is Bravo Capital’s Senior Analyst. She is responsible for the initial review of all HUD and bridge-to-HUD transactions. She works with the underwriting team to prepare and execute FHA mortgage insurance applications.‍

Ms. Kozikowski previously worked at Greystone on their FHA underwriting platform. She has extensive experience with both affordable and market rate multifamily refinance and new construction transactions. She received a BS in Management from Boston College with a concentration in finance and business analytics.

Kendall Kozikowski

Senior Analyst

New York

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Kendall Kozikowski is Bravo Capital’s Senior Analyst. She is responsible for the initial review of all HUD and bridge-to-HUD transactions. She works with the underwriting team to prepare and execute FHA mortgage insurance applications.‍

Ms. Kozikowski previously worked at Greystone on their FHA underwriting platform. She has extensive experience with both affordable and market rate multifamily refinance and new construction transactions. She received a BS in Management from Boston College with a concentration in finance and business analytics.

Elan Goldberg

Originator

New York

Elan Goldberg is an originator at Bravo Capital. Mr. Goldberg’s prior work at a real estate private equity firm has given him invaluable experience. Mr. Goldberg received a finance degree from Yeshiva University with high honors.

Elan Goldberg

Originator

New York

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Elan Goldberg is an origination leader at Bravo Capital, where he oversees a wide range of complex financing transactions throughout the United States. His expertise spans various property types and financing structures, enabling him to deliver innovative solutions for clients across the real estate industry. Mr. Goldberg’s strategic approach and market knowledge have been instrumental in closing numerous high-profile deals. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Yeshiva University with a BA.

Shivam Bhatt

Accounting and Administration

Mr. Shivam Bhatt is Bravo Capital’s Accounting and Administration Executive. He assists with operations, bookkeeping, and vendor coordination along with other miscellaneous tasks to ensure that company operations run smoothly. This includes biweekly bookkeeping and credit card reconciliations for multiple accounts, setting up wires, vendor coordination, and preparing information and analyses across multiple domains. Areas of focus include a positive attitude, speed, quality, attention to detail, and communicating status updates in a fast-paced role. He has specialized in M-com (Accounting and Finance) from The MS University of Baroda (India).

Shivam Bhatt

Accounting and Administration

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Mr. Shivam Bhatt is Bravo Capital’s Accounting and Administration Executive. He assists with operations, bookkeeping, and vendor coordination along with other miscellaneous tasks to ensure that company operations run smoothly. This includes biweekly bookkeeping and credit card reconciliations for multiple accounts, setting up wires, vendor coordination, and preparing information and analyses across multiple domains. Areas of focus include a positive attitude, speed, quality, attention to detail, and communicating status updates in a fast-paced role. He has specialized in M-com (Accounting and Finance) from The MS University of Baroda (India).

Jillian Rush

Loan Processor

Ohio

Jillian Rush is an FHA loan processor at Bravo Capital. Ms. Rush is responsible for the preparation, review, and completion of HUD forms and exhibits required for submission. Ms. Rush works with the underwriting team to prepare and execute FHA mortgage insurance applications.‍ Ms. Rush previously worked at Jones Lang LaSalle on their FHA underwriting platform. Ms. Rush has extensive experience with both MAP and Healthcare deals. She also assists with accounting and corporate tasks.

Jillian Rush

Loan Processor

Ohio

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Jillian Rush is an FHA loan processor at Bravo Capital. Ms. Rush is responsible for the preparation, review, and completion of HUD forms and exhibits required for submission. Ms. Rush works with the underwriting team to prepare and execute FHA mortgage insurance applications.‍ Ms. Rush previously worked at Jones Lang LaSalle on their FHA underwriting platform. Ms. Rush has extensive experience with both MAP and Healthcare deals. She also assists with accounting and corporate tasks.

Sarah Jiang

Analyst

New York

Sarah Jiang is an analyst at Bravo Capital. Sarah’s previous experience at a real estate private equity firm has given her exposure to deal underwriting, financing and fund management. Ms. Jiang received a BA in Economics and Mathematics from Barnard College, Columbia University with honors.

Sarah Jiang

Analyst

New York

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Sarah Jiang is an analyst at Bravo Capital. Sarah’s previous experience at a real estate private equity firm has given her exposure to deal underwriting, financing and fund management. Ms. Jiang received a BA in Economics and Mathematics from Barnard College, Columbia University with honors.