Peter S. Ginsberg is a Managing Director with the Originations Team at Allegiant.
He held the same role at FirstKey Lending prior to the relaunching of FirstKey’s CRE business as an independent investment company under the Allegiant banner. Prior to joining FirstKey in 2015, Mr. Ginsberg was the Chief Operating Officer of the CMBS group at Arbor Commercial Mortgage. Prior to joining Arbor, Mr. Ginsberg was a Senior Managing Director at The Arcturus Group, a boutique advisory firm specializing in real estate operations across all major asset classes. Prior to Arcturus, Mr. Ginsberg was a Managing Director at Centerbridge Partners, LP where he co-managed the commercial real estate platform and was a member of the commercial real estate investment committee.
Prior to joining Centerbridge, Mr. Ginsberg was a Managing Director at Capital Trust. Mr. Ginsberg joined Capital Trust in 1997 and was an integral part of senior management directing strategic planning and investments. During his tenure at Capital Trust, Mr. Ginsberg obtained the firm’s Special Servicer rating from all three rating agencies and was instrumental in the structure and design of the special servicing platform. At Capital Trust, Mr. Ginsberg originated and managed over 250 transactions totaling in excess of $3.0 billion. Prior to joining Capital Trust, Mr. Ginsberg was an attorney representing owners, developers and financial institutions in numerous transactions including purchases, sales and financings. Mr. Ginsberg graduated with honors and received both a B.A. and J.D from Northwestern University.