Kiernan W. Pusey serves as the Chief Operating Officer of Bridge Debt Strategies Fund Manager LLC. He has more than 16 years of experience in real estate, securitization and financial services. His experience has included:
- Pusey worked at Morgan Stanley from 2005 to 2014, most recently as a Vice President in the Commercial Real Estate Lending group within the Fixed Income division. During his tenure at Morgan Stanley, Mr. Pusey was the head of the commercial mortgage securitization team covering all aspects of the securitization process, including drafting all legal documentation, SEC disclosure and filing, negotiating with B-piece buyers and managing all aspects of the Freddie Mac/Morgan Stanley platform.
- Pusey supported the sales and marketing efforts of both Morgan Stanley and Freddie Mac securitizations and handled the negotiation, closing and risk management of first mortgage and mezzanine loans originated by that Morgan Stanley platform.
- Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Mr. Pusey was a Real Estate Finance Associate at Dechert LLP, an international law firm, where he served as outside counsel to Morgan Stanley, Wells Fargo and Bank of America in complex real estate transactions.
- Prior to joining Dechert LLP, Mr. Pusey was an Associate at Windels Marx Lane & Mittendorf, LLP in the firm’s Corporate and Real Estate Finance practice groups with a focus on mezzanine loan lending and preferred equity investments.
Mr. Pusey received his Bachelors of Arts from Boston College and his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School.