MMA Global Investments LLC (MMA) is a family-owned and operated investment management and advisory firm based in Princeton, New Jersey, specializing in private equity real estate. MMA seeks to achieve superior risk-adjusted returns targeting premium condominium, multifamily and mixed-use real estate investments in premier urban markets in the eastern United States. The managing partners have over fifty years of real estate, finance and investment management experience in advanced and emerging markets around the world. Founded in 2011, MMA has since developed a balanced portfolio of core, value-add and opportunistic private real estate assets that has consistently outperformed industry benchmarks. By cultivating an exceptional network of operators, industry advisors and institutional investors, the firm has developed a dynamic pipeline of premium small-mid cap off-market opportunities in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast. MMA continues to grow its network of industry partners and investors, expanding its portfolio into high-growth markets throughout the United States.
Mahmoud M. Abdallah
Mahmoud M. Abdallah is the founder and Managing Partner of MMA Global Investments LLC, an investment firm. He is also the founder and President of MMA Global Advisors, a strategic advisory firm. He has over 30 years of experience in the insurance and financial industry, including real estate investment, mergers and acquisitions, consulting, privatization and global initiatives. He is a Senior Advisor to Public Pension Capital (PPC) and worked as an advisor to The Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), and Mazars USA. Mr. Abdallah was the architect of insurance reform in Egypt, where he served as Chairman and CEO of Misr Insurance Holding Company (MIHC). He oversaw one of the largest merger and restructurings in the Middle East. Prior to that, Mahmoud worked for American Re Corporation for 20 years, one of the top providers of insurance and reinsurance in the world. He served as Executive Vice President as well as President of International Operations. He played a major role in the MBO of the company with KKR and the subsequent merger with Munich Re. He served on the board of the International Insurance Council in the U.S., where he was elected Chairman twice. Mahmoud is currently a board member of Validus Holdings, Ltd., a major worldwide provider of reinsurance and insurance, and publicly traded on the NYSE. He is also on the board of IPR Group Holding in Zurich, the Metropolitan Opera in New York and a member of the National Council for Arts and Sciences at George Washington University. He has formally served a wide variety of public and private boards, including Orascom Hotel and Development, HSBC Egypt, Egypt Air, Egyptian Resorts Company, and American Re Corporation and associated companies. Mr. Abdallah is the founder and donor of the MMA Foundation, a 501c3 charitable organization established in 2001 to fund charitable, educational, scientific, medical, artistic and community services. Mahmoud earned a Bachelor’s and Master’s of Business degree from Cairo University. He received an Associate of Underwriting (AU) Designation from the Insurance Institute of America.
Nader M. Abdallah
Nader is an Associate Partner and Head of Operations and Communications for MMA Global Investments LLC. He is also the Vice President of Marketing for MMA Global Advisors, a strategic advisory firm. As an Associate Partner of MMAGI, Nader is primarily responsible for the daily operation of the company. He leads the firm’s investor relations, business development, governance, and administrative activities. In addition, Nader has shared responsibility on investment decisions of the firm. Nader has over eight years of experience in the finance industry prior to joining MMA Global Investments. In 2010, he was appointed Investor Relations Manager for Egyptian Resorts Company in Cairo, Egypt, one of the largest high-end tourism companies in the Middle East with a land bank of two-thirds the size of Manhattan. He represented the company at several road shows across the Middle East, Europe and the U.S. Nader also managed the public relations campaign on an ongoing basis and organized company sponsored events that received glowing media coverage. Prior to his time in Egypt, Nader served as a financial analyst providing strategic planning support for Munich Re America from 2004 – 2009 in Princeton, NJ. His work included time with the healthcare, direct treaty and facultative divisions. Nader is the Executive Director of the MMA Foundation, a 501C3 charitable organization established in 2001 to fund charitable, educational, scientific, medical, artistic and community services. Nader earned his B.A. from George Washington University with a major in Psychology, and has completed several training programs with major financial institutions, including American International Group, Morgan Stanley and the International Insurance Council.
Amir is an Associate Partner and Head of Finance & Investments for MMA Global Investments LLC. Amir leads the investment management of private equity real estate, small business loans and venture capital investments. He overseas the firm’s financial reporting, strategic planning and investment analysis process, including investment memorandum preparation, deal structuring and legal compliance. Amir has ten years of experience in the finance industry, formerly serving as a financial lines underwriter for AIG and Allianz UK specializing in management liability insurance for global financial institutions. Amir led financial lines business development for AIG in GCC countries based out of Dubai, UAE for three years before joining AIG’s UK financial institutions team in London. He was recruited by Allianz in 2009 where he helped restructure its financial institutions portfolio and develop a new suite of products to revamp its UK operations. Amir earned his MBA from George Washington University (GWU) in Finance and Strategic Management & Public Policy (SMPP) in 2012. He earned his B.S. in Finance and International Business from GWU in 2003.
Ms. Ross is a seasoned (re)insurance professional with over forty years in the industry. She has had extensive experience as a consultant focusing on mergers and acquisitions, operational best-practices and valuations of property/casualty (re)insurance companies around the world. From 2003 through 2015, she served as a Principal and Consulting Actuary of Milliman, Inc., a global insurance consulting firm. She retired from Milliman at the end of 2015. Prior to joining Milliman, she served from 1995 through 2002 as Vice President and Consulting Actuary with Am-Re Consultants, Inc. and from 1985 to 1994 as a Principal and Consulting Actuary with Tillinghast/Towers Perrin. She began her career in 1976 as an underwriter and actuarial assistant with Travelers Insurance Company. Ms. Ross has a broad perspective on global (re)insurance industry financial and operational processes and best practices. She also has extensive experience in assessing policy, strategy and execution within the property/casualty (re)insurance industry. Ms. Ross is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society (FCAS). She is a past President of the CAS and served as the Chair of the CAS Board of Directors. Ms. Ross is a graduate of the University of Illinois with a BS degree in mathematics. In addition, she received a MA degree in mathematics from the University of Miami. In May 2016, Ms. Ross was appointed as a Director of the Validus Holdings, Inc, a global reinsurer domiciled in Bermuda. In May 2017, Ms. Ross was appointed Chair of the Advisory Board of MMA Global Investments.
Mr. Stropoli is an accomplished executive with broad experience within virtually all segments of the Insurance industry vertical. His most recent position was Chief Financial Officer for Munich Health North America and a Board Member of Munich Re Stop Loss, Inc. from which he retired June, 2017. His prior experience included Chief Financial Officer at AIG where he was recruited to help rehabilitate its Global Reinsurance Division. Previously, he led strategic and financial planning for Munich Re America and helped build global operations for American Re-Insurance Company. Throughout his career he has counseled other executives and drove change, enhancing performance of the respective business unit. He helped develop strategies for growth, profit improvement and business expansion and, guided the executive team to execute on those strategies. He has developed key management systems and integrated them into the overall corporate infrastructure and helped build modern, internet based communications infrastructure on a global scale for the Munich Re Group. He is a change agent with a proven track record for devising and implementing strategies and developing modern and efficient business infrastructure. Mr. Stropoli received his Masters of Business Administration with Graduate Honors from Regis University.
Mr. Kahn is a Partner with Tavros Holdings LLC, a privately owned real estate investment management and development firm based in New York City. He is responsible for the firm’s acquisition/investment, development, fundraising, and asset management initiatives, which has led the firm to acquire, develop, and manage more than $1.0 billion in real estate assets throughout New York City since 2011. Prior to Tavros, Mr. Kahn served as Vice President of Zeckendorf Development, LLC where he was responsible for the firm’s finance and acquisition activities including sourcing, underwriting and capitalizing both existing and new projects. He also managed various aspects of the record-breaking 15 Central Park West development, an 800,000 square foot, $2.2 billion residential and retail condominium project located in Manhattan and is one of the most sought after residential addresses in North America. Prior to his work at Zeckendorf Development, Mr. Kahn served as Manager for Lennar Urban, where he managed the development of a 2,700 unit, $2 billion master planned community along the New Jersey Gold Coast overlooking New York City. He was also Manager for Edison Properties, LLC, where he was responsible for acquisitions and development activities, including The Ludlow, a 243 unit, $90 million ground-up luxury rental development in Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Mr. Kahn is a magna cum laude graduate of Boston University where he pursued a dual-degree track, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Finance as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. Mr. Kahn is also a Full Member of the Urban Land Institute.