Precilla Torres is senior managing director and head of real estate investment strategies at Lument, providing leadership and management of all non-agency lending products for both balance sheet and managed third-party capital, including construction, bridge, fixed rate, mezzanine, preferred equity, and opportunistic products. She oversees activities related to the management of these investments, including the origination, screening, underwriting, closing, capital markets, and asset management functions. Additionally, she is responsible for the development of new lending programs and innovative capital markets solutions to enhance returns.
Prior to joining Lument, Precilla was at Ares Management LLC, where she held several positions including portfolio manager and co-head of their CMBS platform and head of capital markets for their CRE debt group. She was involved in the management of Ares Commercial Real Estate Corp, a public mortgage REIT managed by Ares.
Earlier in her career, she held various senior leadership positions covering loan and structured product platforms at Citigroup, Lehman Brothers and Credit Suisse.
Precilla holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a bachelor’s in management engineering from Ateneo University.