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Paul Natalizio, President

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Paul Natalizio, President

Paul Natalizio began his career in banking in 1985 with National Westminster Bank in New York City after receiving his Bachelor’s degree from Babson College. During the ensuing 15 years Paul managed multiple commercial real estate lending teams at several banking institutions, including being the Group Head of Real Estate Workouts for Banc of Ireland. Paul left banking to manage one of the premier privately held real estate firms in Boston. In addition, Paul was hired by one of his banking clients to fix a troubled real estate firm that owned 26 buildings consisting of multifamily, office, hotel and retail. In 2004 Paul founded Cornerstone Realty Capital.

Paul is a member of the Board of Directors of the Rental Housing Association, a Division of the Greater Boston Real Estate Board and a Board member of Winchester Country Club in his capacity as Greens Chairman. He is also a past President and past Board member of the New England Chapter of CCIM.

Paul is an active fundraiser for Saint Jude’s Children’s Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee and the Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC) which raises funds for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston.

Brett Pagani, Partner / Executive Vice President

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Brett Pagani, Partner / Executive Vice President

Brett Pagani joined Cornerstone as a vice president in 2008. Through successive advancement and leadership roles, Brett has been integral in the core growth of Cornerstone's originations platform while also playing an instrumental role in much of the firm's transactional underwriting, corportate marketing, and administrative oversight.

As a commercial mortgage expert at Cornerstone, Brett has contributed to over $1 Billion in commercial real estate originations with a strong concentration in multifamily and retail, including construction, renovation/redevelopment, and permanent mortgages. He has been involved in the financing of commercial properties across the country with a primary focus throughout greater New England.

Prior to joining Cornerstone, Brett was a member of The Calkain Companies where he enjoyed success in the acquisition and disposition of net lease and 1031 Exchange properties. Brett graduated cum laude from Bentley University and earned an MBA with Honors at Northeastern University. He is an active member of the Rental Housing Association, a Division of the Greater Boston Real Estate Board.

Patrick Brady, Vice President

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Patrick Brady, Vice President

Patrick Brady joined Cornerstone as a vice president in 2016. A native of the South Shore and current resident of Quincy, MA, Patrick is responsible for originating commercial loans nationwide utilizing Cornerstone’s multifaceted lending platform.

Prior to joining Cornerstone, Patrick was a member of Arbor Commercial Mortgage in both an underwriting and originations capacity, specializing in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac multifamily finance. Having personally closed in excess of $500 million in multifamily and mixed use loans, Patrick brings years of experience to each transaction. He has been involved in the financing of commercial properties across the country with a primary focus throughout greater New England.

Patrick began his career in commercial real estate on the South Shore as an analyst for The Claremont Companies. During this time, he was responsible for evaluating over $1 billion of potential commercial real estate acquisitions, as well as assisting in the management of Claremont’s multifamily portfolio.

Patrick graduated with honors from Bridgewater State University and holds a B.S. in Accounting and Finance. He is an active member of the Millennials Advisory Board within the Quincy Chamber of Commerce.

Andrew Saccone, Vice President

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Andrew Saccone, Vice President

Andrew Saccone started as an analyst with Cornerstone in 2014.  After displaying strong leadership, communication, and analytical aptitude, he has since advanced and now serves the firm as a vice president. Andrew works closely with a variety of capital sources, clients, and third parties facilitating the successful structuring and closing of transactions.

In his multiple roles at Cornerstone Andrew has been responsible for underwriting and evaluating financing transactions totaling over $750 million. He is experienced with a broad spectrum of property types including multifamily, retail, industrial, office, and hotels.  In addition, Andrew now spearheads much of the firm’s strategic marketing.

A native of Lakeville, MA, Andrew graduated cum laude from Bryant University with a double major in finance and marketing.  He has gone on to further his real estate education through Boston University’s Real Estate Finance program and is a member of the RHA NextGen Network.