Senior Management

Paul Salib
Managing Principal

As a co-founder and Managing Principal of Castellan Real Estate Partners, Mr. Salib directs the acquisition and asset management of Castellan's investment holdings.

Previously, Mr. Salib was a Senior Vice President at Red Stone Partners, where he was involved in the acquisition and financing of over $1 billion in commercial real estate transactions. Mr. Salib was primarily responsible for performing valuation analysis, due diligence and transaction execution.

Mr. Salib received a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Syracuse University and received his Master's degree in Real Estate Finance and Investment from New York University. Mr. Salib is also an Adjunct Professor at NYU's Schack Real Estate Institute and on the Board of Directors of New York State Association for Affordable Housing (NYSAFAH).

 

John Salib
Managing Principal

As a co-founder and Managing Principal of Castellan Real Estate Partners, Mr. Salib is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the firm’s investments and operations.

Mr. Salib began his career at Salomon Smith Barney in New York, where he focused on fixed income finance, real estate acquisition finance and mortgage securitization. Mr. Salib was a member of transaction teams that originated and / or securitized approximately $3 billion of debt financing for a variety of commercial and residential real estate clients.

Mr. Salib was subsequently a member of the Salomon Smith Barney team in Tokyo, focusing on debt origination / securitization and distressed debt acquisitions from Japanese financial institutions. Mr. Salib was primarily responsible for performing valuation analysis and due diligence on potential acquisition / financing candidates. Mr. Salib is also a founder of Landmark Advisors LLC, a value oriented alternative investment management firm.

Mr. Salib received a Bachelor of Arts from Colgate University and a Masters of Business Administration from Columbia Business School.

Etan Slomovic
Managing Director

Mr. Slomovic is a Managing Director for Acquisitions, Development and Lending at Castellan Real Estate Partners. He currently oversees a team responsible for the sourcing, financial modeling and evaluation of potential investment properties and lending opportunities.

Prior to joining Castellan, he worked at Antheus Capital evaluating multifamily, mixed-use and development projects across the United States. Mr. Slomovic is also an Adjunct Professor at NYU's Schack Real Estate Institute.

Mr. Slomovic graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts from Yeshiva University.

Daniella Marca

Associate

Ms. Marca joined Castellan in 2017 and focuses on loan origination and underwriting. Previously with BofI Federal Bank, Ms. Marca served as an AVP in BofI’s CRE Specialty Lending department, successfully completing over $75MM in transactions and specializing in bridge and construction financing.

Daniella began her career in the Commercial Real Estate department at Torrey Pines Bank, a division of Western Alliance Bank. She holds a Bachelor of International Business from the University of San Diego.