Senior fixed income professional with more than 15 years of experience in commercial real estate and structured finance with a proven track record of out-performance. Invested across a broad spectrum of real estate investments (whole loans, B-notes, REITs) and structured products (CMBS, CRE CDOs, ABS CDOs, TRUPS), and up and down the capital structure from AAAs to equity tranches to interest only strips (IOs). Most recently Tony was a Vice President in the Fixed Income group at MFS Investment Management, a Boston based money manager with $200 billion in assets under management. While at MFS, he was the back-up portfolio manager and senior CMBS analyst on a $10.4 billion actively-managed structured products portfolio. Before joining MFS, Tony spent seven years at John Hancock Financial Services, where he played an active role on both the buy-side and sell-side. While at Hancock he led a team that managed a $1+ billion mezzanine and high-yield real estate debt portfolio. He also priced, structured and hedged more than 220 loans totaling $2.2 billion in 16 different CMBS deals including the TOP, IQ and HQ shelves. Prior to joining John Hancock in 1997, Tony spent six years with F.W. Dodge, a subsidiary of McGraw-Hill, where he was responsible for managing a group of economists that provided econometric forecasts and analysis of commercial real estate supply and demand for the nations top 58 MSAs for institutional investors. Tony is a graduate of the University of Portsmouth in the UK with a BA with Honors in Economics and Geography and has a MA in Geography from Boston University. He completed the coursework for a PhD in Geography at Boston University with a focus on urban and regional planning. He is a Charted Financial Analyst (CFA). He is a frequent speaker at industry conferences including the CMSA's Annual Convention. He has published articles and research in CMSA World, Mortgage Banking and the Journal of Real Estate Research.

Work History

Work History
Oct 1997 - Jun 2004

Senior Investment Officer

John Hancock Financial Services
Senior member of the real estate capital markets and portfolio management group for commercial real estate. Invested and managed a portfolio of high yield real estate debt products that totaled more than $1Bn. Included CMBS, real estate CDOs, mezzanine mortgage and CMBS B-piece funds, and REIT debt. Priced, structured and hedged all loans for the Hancock CMBS conduit. Placed more than 200 loans totaling almost $2Bn in 14 difference CMBS deals. Helped manage an $8Bn commercial mortgage portfolio for the general account
Aug 1991 - Oct 1997


F.W. Dodge/McGraw-Hill
Key member of a team that forecasted commercial real estate market conditions used by institutional investors. Responsible for new product development, marketing and sales support. Increased annual revenues from $400,000 to $3,000,000.


1986 - 1990


Boston University
Completed coursework for a Ph.D. in Economic Geography at Boston University with a focus on urban and regional planning. Awarded a Presidential Teaching Fellowship to attend BU. Hired while a graduate student to teach as the sole professor several large classes to senior undergraduate students.
1982 - 1985


University of Portsmouth
Joint Honors Degree in Economics and Geography. Undergraduate thesis published in the professional journal Area. Hired as a Lecturer in the Dept of Economics after graduating. Taught classes in mathematics, statistics, computing, and industrial economics.



Chartered Financial Analyst