Mrs. Santiago is Head of Real Estate Private Credit for Cerberus.
Prior to joining Cerberus in 2020, Mrs. Santiago spent eight years at Goldman Sachs, where she was a Managing Director in the Real Estate Principal Investment Area, investing both in private equity and debt. While at Goldman Sachs, she oversaw the firm’s investment strategy in the Midwest, Texas, and South Florida as well as the hospitality sector. Mrs. Santiago began her 15-year real estate investing career as a Real Estate Banking Analyst at Merrill Lynch and held principal investing positions at Lehman Brothers, Scout Real Estate Capital, and H/2 Capital.
Mrs. Santiago graduated magna cum laude from Cornell University and received an M.B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania’s The Wharton School. She is a member of Cerberus’ Real Estate Debt Committee and is Chair of Cerberus’ Real Estate ESG Committee.