Ron Kaminker, the founder of Quantinal Capital, has over 35 years of financial modeling, real estate, and capital markets expertise.
In 1990, he was a founding partner of Secured Capital Corp (now Eastdil Secured), an international real estate investment banking firm. At Secured Capital, Ron was responsible for analytics, modeling, structuring and underwriting the sale of non-performing, sub-performing, restructured, and performing commercial mortgage loans, commercial mortgage backed securities (CMBS), and real estate in the US, Asia, and Europe. Mr. Kaminker was instrumental in developing the RTC Appendix H DIV Model (Derived Investment Value) for valuing non-performing loans.
Prior to Secured Capital, he worked at Drexel Burnham Lambert from 1985-1990 where he was a Vice President in the Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities (CMBS) department and analyzed, structured and priced commercial and multifamily mortgage loans for whole loan, pass-through, senior/sub, CMO, and mortgage-backed bond transactions. At Drexel, Ron was a key participant in pioneering the very first CMBS transactions.
Mr. Kaminker graduated with a MBA in Computer Applications from New York University in 1986 and a BA, Magna Cum Laude, in European History from the University of Pennsylvania in 1984, where he was admitted as a Benjamin Franklin Scholar.
Ron is a Licensed California Real Estate Broker and was a member of CREFC (Commercial Real Estate Finance Council) for many years.