Dean AllaraVice Chairman
Dean Allara serves as Vice Chairman of Bridge Investment Group and head of the Capital Markets Group. He has 29 years of experience in the real estate investment process including analyzing, raising capital, acquiring, financing, developing, managing, improving and selling properties. Mr. Allara is responsible for capital raising, investment analysis, and investor relations. Allara is directly responsible for investing in over $2 billion in real estate assets. Property types include multi-family and single family residential, commercial, seniors housing, resort golf properties, hotel, and retail properties. Allara has been with Bridge Investment Group since March 2009, where he is involved in raising capital from high net worth individuals, family office and institutional partners in addition to responsibilities related to ownership, investment analysis, development, asset management, investor relations, and legal & tax issues. Mr. Allara is also responsible for real property development including permits and zoning, master planning, debt financing, insurance, construction management, home owners’ association management, marketing and residential sales. Mr. Allara's previous experience includes a ten-year career with Trace Digital, a leading global supplier of software manufacturing equipment, where he rose from a Regional Sales Manager to President and CEO. Mr. Allara earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the St. Mary’s College in 1984, which included one year at Loyola University of Rome, Italy. He also earned his Master of Business Administration from Santa Clara University in 1986 with a semester at the Tokyo University studying Business Law.
Brett KaleskyManaging Director
Brett Kalesky serves as a Managing Director in the Capital Markets Group for Bridge Investment Group. As a member of the Capital Markets Group, Mr. Kalesky focuses on business development through the Bridge investor base. Prior to joining Bridge, Mr. Kalesky spent 25 years working at Morgan Stanley across a variety of job functions including sales, trading, product management, and capital markets for securitized fixed income products. Mr. Kalesky worked in both the New York and London offices, with the majority of his 25 years spent in London. His most recent role in London included the management of the specialized Securitized Product Sales Force responsible for Institutional client coverage across Europe. Mr. Kalesky received his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Rutgers Business School, Rutgers University.
Inna KhidekelManaging Director
Inna Khidekel, CFA, serves as a Managing Director in the Capital Markets Group at Bridge Investment Group. In this capacity, Ms. Khidekel’s principal role is to expand Bridge’s business development efforts with institutional investors around the world. Ms. Khidekel serves on the Investment Committee for Bridge Workforce & Affordable Housing. Ms. Khidekel is also the Chairwoman of the Bridge Charitable Gift Fund. Before joining Bridge, Ms. Khidekel worked at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in the Investment Management Division in New York and Chicago where she served as a trusted advisor and managed assets for endowments, foundations and ultra-high net worth families. Ms. Khidekel served on a 3-person advisory team with over $4 billion in assets under management. Prior to Goldman Sachs, Ms. Khidekel worked for Lehman Brothers and Nomura in their London offices, most recently as a Vice President and founding team member in High Yield and Distressed Credit, advising institutional clients on navigating the Eurozone sovereign debt crisis. She began her career at Lehman Brothers on a start-up Emerging Markets Equities trading desk in London. Ms. Khidekel received her Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, with concentrations in Finance and Legal Studies & Business Ethics, and her Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School. She is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA). Ms. Khidekel is fluent in Russian.
Isela RosalesManaging Director
Isela Rosales, CAIA, serves as a Managing Director in the Capital Markets Group at Bridge Investment Group. Prior to joining Bridge, Ms. Rosales worked at Brevan Howard in Investor Relations, managing corporate and public pension, endowment, foundation, private wealth, and investment consultant relationships. Previously, she was Head of Client Services for Lyxor Asset Management, Inc. and Director of Marketing & Investor Relations for Coast Asset Management in their New York offices, cultivating institutional level client relationships for each multi-billion dollar firm’s hedge fund and multi-manager products. She began her career at Cambridge Associates, serving on consultant teams for the firm’s endowment, foundation, and family office clients, covering traditional and hedge fund asset classes. Ms. Rosales received her dual Bachelor of Arts degrees in International Relations and Spanish from Stanford University, graduating with honors distinctions. She holds the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designation and is a member of 100 Women in Finance. Ms. Rosales is fluent in Spanish and competes in Ironman and marathon competitions in her spare time.
Meena TheverManaging Director
Meena Thever serves as a Managing Director in the Capital Markets Group at Bridge Investment Group. She is responsible for client engagement and business development and works with institutional clients including pension plans, insurance companies, endowments, foundations and family offices. Prior to joining Bridge, Ms. Thever was a member of the BlackRock Alternatives Specialists team where she worked with institutional clients and represented real estate, infrastructure and private equity strategies. Previous to BlackRock, Ms. Thever led the North America pension and insurance distribution efforts within J.P. Morgan Asset Management, Alternative Investment Strategies. In this role she was responsible for leading client conversations around Alternatives markets, portfolio construction, asset allocation and strategies across real estate, infrastructure, private equity, private credit and hedge funds. Ms. Thever began her career in investment banking in the Financial Sponsor Group at J.P. Morgan and Bank of America Merrill Lynch executing leveraged buyouts and capital markets transactions for leading private equity funds. She also worked on the buyside as a private equity investor in the Credit Suisse Customized Fund Investment Group where she focused on both primary fund investments as well as direct co-investments. Ms. Thever earned her BA in Economics, magna cum laude, from Tufts University and her Master in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School where she was a Kennedy Fellow. She earned her MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and is a Fulbright Scholar and published author. She is the Founder and President of the Wharton Women Alumnae Association and a member of the Harvard Women’s Leadership Board.
Charlotte MorseDirector of Investor Relations & Marketing
As Director of Investor Relations and Marketing for Bridge Investment Group, Charlotte Morse is responsible for handling all aspects of external communication, including LP correspondence, conferences, events, marketing materials, and media relations. Ms. Morse joined Bridge in 2017. Before Bridge, Ms. Morse was Vice President of Corporate Finance and Capital Markets at The Williams Capital Group. Prior to Williams, Ms. Morse was an analyst at Chapdelaine Credit Partners in Sales and Trading. Ms. Morse received her B.A. from Yale University in Political Science in 2010.
Vivek Loganathan is an Associate in the Capital Markets Group and has been with Bridge Investment Group since 2014. His experience includes underwriting, performing due diligence, financial analysis, property valuations, market research, proformas for real estate fixed income investments and lease negotiations. During his undergraduate career, he was the Lead Instructional Aide for Personal Financial Management at the Haas School of Business and Marketing Coordinator at the Center for Nonprofit and Public Leadership. Mr. Loganathan received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Statistics from UC Berkeley.
Imani Mosley serves as an Analyst in Investor Relations and Marketing for Bridge Investment Group, working closely with the Capital Markets Group. She is responsible for programming and maintaining the website and assists the Director of Marketing and Investor Relations in events, marketing materials, and media relations. Ms. Mosley began her career working as an Executive Assistant and Project Manager at LWPartners, a private equity firm in New York City. Ms. Mosley received her B.S. in Neuroscience from Tulane University in 2014.