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Gilda Rivera

Senior Director

Ms. Rivera started her career in 1998 as a commercial real estate lender and broker. Gilda is responsible for the origination, analysis, structuring and placement of debt & equity for all income producing property types throughout United States. During her tenure at GSP, Ms. Rivera has structured complex transactions and facilitated, underwritten, and closed several billion dollars in commercial real estate financing. Gilda utilizes her outstanding lender relationships to provide certainty of execution and creative structured financings for her clients.

Gilda was selected by GlobeSt. for the 2020, “Women of Influence” award based on her career achievements, community outreach and mentorship within the commercial real estate industry.

Prior to joining George Smith Partners in 2004, Gilda was employed as an analyst and underwriter for Washington Mutual Bank (now JP Morgan Chase), closing $2 billion of “on-book” multi-family & commercial real estate loans and commercial mortgage backed securities (CMBS).

Ms. Rivera holds Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science degrees from University of California Los Angeles.

She is an avid scuba diver and enjoys traveling.

Professional and Academic Affiliations:

  • Global Green USA
  • National Business Development Assoc. (NBDA) – Board Member (2013 – 2018)
  • Commercial Real Estate Women
  • Asian Professional Exchange
  • Urban Land Institute
  • Asian Real Estate Association of America

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