Bryan Cavalier is a Managing Director of CIT Real Estate Finance and West Coast Head. Based in Los Angeles, Bryan manages the loan origination, underwriting and portfolio management teams for the Western Region and also serves on the bank’s CRA Committee. Prior to CIT, Mr. Cavalier worked at Apollo Global Management as a member of the firm’s North America real estate investment team, responsible for underwriting and executing property acquisitions in the western United States. Prior to Apollo, Mr. Cavalier was a Vice President at Citi Property Investors (“CPI”), the real estate investment management group of Citigroup, where he was responsible for underwriting, executing and managing property acquisitions for CPI’s North American opportunity fund. Before joining CPI, Mr. Cavalier worked for three years in the real estate investment banking group at UBS Warburg in New York. He also worked as an associate in the assurance and business advisory group at PwC. Mr. Cavalier holds an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School and a B.S. in Accounting from Villanova University. He is also a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Pennsylvania.