Mr. Rivera has over 20 years of real estate experience. Prior to joining Streamline, Felix spent 15 years at Deutsche Bank where he held various roles within Global Banking, Global Markets and Private Clients Asset Management. Most recently, Mr. Rivera was a Director in DB’s Commercial Real Estate Group (“CRE”) where he was a senior deal manager in Warehouse Finance. Felix managed several credit facilities for select DB clients and ran the credit, underwriting and funding approval process for each line. He managed a strategic joint venture between CRE and DB’s Municipal Capital Markets desk to finance tax exempt commercial real estate projects.
Prior to Warehouse Finance, Felix worked in CRE’s Portfolio Management Group. He was responsible for operational risk management across all CRE banking and trading products, with particular focus on the U.S. Real Estate Distressed Debt Platform. Mr. Rivera initially started out at Deutsche Bank Mortgage Capital (previously known as TransAtlantic Capital Company) where he built the conduit’s financial, operational and internal control infrastructure. He spent part of his career in DB’s Real Estate Private Equity Group where he was the business area controller for the Americas and Japan/Asia. Felix built a control desk management function for the CMBS North America and European CMBS trading desks, responsible for daily oversight of all trade execution, P&L and risk. He also created and co-headed CRE Global Risk Management, a global risk function within the business responsible for identifying areas of potential credit, market and operational risk.
Mr. Rivera received a B.B.A. from the University of Notre Dame and has a M.S. in Real Estate Finance from New York University.