Leadership

The core team has worked together for over 20 years, running quantitative strategies inside bulge bracket banks and independently as a hedge fund.

Arvind Raghunathan, Ph.D.

FOUNDER AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Arvind Raghunathan, Ph.D.
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Originally an accomplished professor of computer science with published, influential research papers; Arvind established one of the top prop trading teams on Wall Street, generating substantial profit for Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank. Currently, Arvind is Founder and CEO of Roc360. His role encompasses everything from the vision and overall direction of the firm, to decisions regarding the business plan and positioning. He also oversees hiring top talent, working with the board, engaging with investors, finding capital, implementing the business plan with respect to origination channels, managing underwriting and risk control, accounts and finances.

Maksim Stavinsky

CO-FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT
Maksim Stavinsky
CO-FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT
Max began his career at Deutsche Bank in the Equity Proprietary Trading division, running quantitative equity portfolios and eventually rising to manage multiple international offices, overseeing in excess of $1bn of DB’s balance sheet.

As Co-Founder and President of Roc360, Max leads Roc360’s Data Science, Technology, Operations, Legal and Accounting teams. He also works closely with Roc360’s advisory board to help set overall strategy and capital markets execution.

Eric Abramovich

CO-FOUNDER AND CHIEF REVENUE OFFICER
Eric Abramovich
Co-Founder and Chief Revenue Officer
Eric set his sights on international markets overseeing a quantitative equity long/short Japan portfolio at Deutsche Bank. He established the Tokyo office, built a team, and deciphered a market that most made a point of staying away from.

As Co-Founder and Chief Revenue Officer, his primary objective is to scale origination channels while managing risk. This encompasses working with tech, legal, sales, underwriting, and outside investors, seeking to achieve a best in class product and risk adjusted return for all.

Brandon Dunn

CHIEF CAPITAL MARKETS OFFICER
Brandon Dunn
Chief Capital Markets Officer
Brandon began his career as an attorney at IBM where he focused on antitrust and corporate law. He transitioned to Wall Street where he focused on various fixed income derivative products at institutions such as JP Morgan, Deutsche Bank, Smith Barney, and LF Rothschild. He later became Managing Director and Head of Structured Product Marketing at UBS.

At Roc360, Brandon is responsible for all capital markets related activity and investor relations.

Gail Glidewell

CHIEF PEOPLE OFFICER
Gail Glidewell
Chief People Officer
Gail has been an attorney for over 17 years and an in-house and General Counsel for over a decade. She has vast experience in the legal, compliance and risk management areas, and with complex legal documentation management and drafting. She has extensive legal experience in the real estate, corporate and finance industries.

Prior to joining Roc360 in January 2017, Gail was Corporate Counsel at Proverian Capital, LLC, a New York-based life settlement provider, where she managed the company’s legal, compliance, licensing, and risk management programs from 2008 to 2016. Before that, she was an Assistant General Counsel at AIG, where she provided legal advice to underwriters in multiple P&C profit centers. Prior to AIG, Gail was an Associate at Thompson Hine LLC (NY) and Cahill, Gordon & Reindel (NY), where she was a corporate, finance, and real estate associate.

As General Counsel of Roc360, Gail’s manages the legal structure of the company as a whole, most of which centers around compliance, risk management, legal documentation management.

Gregory Sonis

CHIEF ACCOUNTING OFFICER
Gregory Sonis
Chief Accounting Officer
Greg’s career spans more than 25 years of experience in accounting, financial management, business leadership and corporate strategy.

He began his accounting career in the financial services group at Deloitte, moving on to serve as Chief Financial Officer for various alternative investment asset management companies, overseeing their operations, finances, and back offices. His portfolio includes growth strategies that lead to significant gains in assets under management for those firms.

As Chief Accounting Officer of Roc360, Greg provides strategic direction on all aspects of the finance function, overseeing the company’s back office operations, accounting and participating in the due diligence process.

Ranajoy Sarkar

CHIEF PRODUCT OFFICER, CHIEF CREDIT OFFICER
Ranajoy Sarkar
Chief Product Officer, Chief Credit Officer
Ranajoy Sarkar is the Chief Product Officer and Chief Credit Officer at Roc Capital, a lender providing bridge and term loans on non-owner occupied 1-4 family and multifamily properties nationwide, with over $8 billion in funded loans.

He spent over 10 years as a portfolio manager covering the residential/commercial mortgage and structured credit sectors, most recently at Napier Park Global Capital, a multi‐strategy asset manager with over $15 billion in AUM, and its predecessor Citi Capital Advisors, a division of Citigroup. Ranajoy started his career on Wall Street in the fixed income sales and trading division at Lehman Brothers in 1998 and at Bear Stearns as a Managing Director in the Fixed Income division before his move to the buy side of the business.

He has a Bachelor of Technology in Aerospace Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India and an M.B.A. from the John M. Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis.

Advisory Board

Roc360’s advisory board includes CEOs who have served at some of the world’s largest companies. They are individuals with broad business experience both within and beyond the real estate industry.
The board regularly reviews the progress of our key strategic initiatives and interact closely with leadership and department heads.

Deven Sharma, Ph.D.

BOARD MEMBER
Deven Sharma, Ph.D.
Chair of the Board
Roc360
Deven previously held the role of President at Standard & Poor’s. Earlier in his career, he was a Partner at Booz Allen Hamilton prior to leading Global Strategy and M&A at the McGraw-Hill Companies.

Deven serves as Chair of the Board at Roc360, while also advising Private Equity firms on Information, Technology and Financial Services and investing in data and analytics enabled disruptive early growth companies. He is also a Research Fellow of Connection Science @ MIT Media Lab.

Michael Pralle

BOARD MEMBER
Michael Pralle
Advisory Board Member
Roc360
Michael is the former Chief Executive Officer and President at GE Real Estate and President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Equity. Following GE, he became the Chief Operating Officer of JER Partners L.L.C. Earlier in his career, he spent eight years with McKinsey and Co.

In addition to serving on the Roc360 board, he is a Trustee of the Urban Land Institute and a Member of the Board of Advisors of Energy Impact Partners LLC, the Real Estate Roundtable, NAREIT Board of Governors, Harvard University Real Estate Advisory Council and the Columbia University Real Estate Advisory Council.

Theodore Janulis

BOARD MEMBER
Theodore Janulis
Advisory Board Member
Ted spent 23 years at Lehman Brothers in senior management roles including Managing Director and Global Head of Investment Management Division prior to serving as Chief Executive Office of Aurora Bank and then Chief Executive Officer of CRT Capital Group LLC.

In addition to his role on the Roc360 board, he serves on the Boards of the Lehman Brothers Foundation, Ronald McDonald House, the International Center for Photography and The Explorers Club.

Nancy De Liban

BOARD MEMBER
Nancy De Liban
Advisory Board Member
Nancy is Partner & Global Head of Consumer & Residential Credit. Prior to joining Apollo, Nancy was a Senior Managing Director at Countrywide Financial Corporation, as well as the President of Countrywide Alternative Asset Management. While at Countrywide, Nancy oversaw non-agency MBS and whole loan trading including all conduit operations. Nancy was also a member of Countrywide’s Model Validation Committee and was one of the senior managers in charge of Countrywide Commercial Real Estate Finance. Previously, Nancy was a Senior Managing Director at Bear Stearns and was employed for nearly 15 years, where she was a member of the mortgage team focused on modeling, structuring and trading of structured products and was responsible for numerous structural innovations. Nancy received her Bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Southern California. She currently serves on the board of directors of Aris Mortgage Holding Company, LLC.