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.

 

Michael Mostoff
Senior Managing Director

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Mr. Mostoff is a Senior Managing Director of Castellan Real Estate Partners and is responsible for overseeing lending operations in the Castellan Capital division. He has over 15 years experience in real estate investment, finance, asset management, and law.

Mr. Mostoff was previously a Director at Streamline Realty Funding, a middle market lending company, where he was directly responsible for sourcing, evaluating, negotiating, structuring, underwriting, and closing commercial real estate bridge loans. Prior to that, Mr. Mostoff was Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, and In-House Counsel at a real estate private equity company where he co-managed the acquisition of over 50 buildings, and the management of multiple real estate portfolios.

Mr. Mostoff previously practiced commercial real estate litigation and transactional law at a boutique law firm, worked at a real estate advisory company, and managed real estate activities and legal affairs at an industrial equipment manufacturing company.

Mr. Mostoff received a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law, a B.S. in Business and Economics, with a concentration in finance, from Lehigh University, and a Certificate in Real Estate Finance and Investment from New York University's Schack Institute of Real Estate.

 

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.