Sal Tarsia has over 25 years of experience in commercial real estate with specific expertise in structured lending and CMBS originations and underwriting, in addition to C-PACE financing. Prior to founding CastleGreen Finance, Mr. Tarsia ran the Principal Transactions group at Counterpointe Sustainable Real Estate, a Hannon Armstrong Company, where he managed all aspects of the C-PACE originations, underwriting and funding for ground up construction, adaptive reuse and heavy renovation projects.
Prior to joining Counterpointe, Mr. Tarsia had co-founded Bedrock Capital Associates, a boutique, commercial real estate lending platform where he served as Head of Originations. Mr. Tarsia also served as Senior Vice President within Capmark Finance (formerly GMAC Commercial Mortgage), where he was co-head of Lending Operations, managing the New York office of Capmark’s Proprietary Lending Group. He supervised a team of 22 originators, underwriters and support staff originating over $15 Billion of CMBS, structured floating rate mortgages and subordinate debt on all commercial real estate asset types nationwide. Mr. Tarsia also held underwriting and asset management positions at Matrix Acceptance Corporation, a specialty lender, Sterling Financial Group, a low-income housing tax credit syndicator and Bogner Equities, a boutique lender and real estate owner. Mr. Tarsia received a BS in Finance / Management Information Systems from Albany University and a Master’s degree from NYU’s Real Estate Institute.