Anthony Sassine, Executive Managing Director
Director of CLG Hedge Fund, Anthony Sassine has more than thirty years of experience in banking and real estate. Not just a seasoned lender, Mr. Sassine’s experience on “both sides of the table” gives him unique insight into the developer’s perspective. Over the past 20 years, Mr. Sassine has originated over 180 land, land acquisition/development, commercial and retail loans totaling over $5 billion through various subsidiaries of Beal Bank.
Prior to joining Beal Bank in 1996, Mr. Sassine served as an officer of two other entrepreneurial financial institutions. As Executive Vice President of Stolat Partners, a privately-held hedge fund, Mr. Sassine gained valuable hands-on real estate experience in charge of the land acquisition and development of retail, commercial and single-family residential projects.
David Meek focuses on the origination of commercial real estate loans. Before joining CLG, Mr. Meek served as a senior manager of a national real estate concern that focused on comprehensive real estate loan originations, operations, servicing, and management. His earlier career focused on institutional workouts with distressed properties as senior / executive manager. His early professional career was in loan servicing and operations. He holds a bachelor's degree in economics from DePauw University and an MBA in finance from Arizona State University. David Meek is a veteran of the United States Air Force.