Curriculum Vitae / Biography
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Ms. Gumula is President of MMDC Group LLC, a real estate investment and advisory firm specializing in stressed and distressed assets. MMDC Group is known for its creative solutions and its ability to quickly craft actionable plans for difficult situations. She began her career as an appraiser, valuing commercial office buildings, retail, multi-family and land for Delta Associates, a highly-regarded firm based in the Metro Washington DC area. She went on to lead Long & Foster’s Commercial (now a part of CB Richard Ellis) Real Estate Research & Analysis Group in Washington DC. In 1990, after answering a blind ad in the Wall St. Journal, she moved to New York City to become a Vice President at HB Pascal & Company, an industry leader in financial analysis (discounted cash flow analysis) software. There she refined her skills as a real estate analyst, teaching this precursor-to-Argus software before hundreds at some of the nation’s largest financial institutions and guest lecturing on portfolio analysis at NYU’s Real Estate Master’s program, NACREIF and others.
She later held positions for the New York State Housing Finance Agency where she worked in the Asset Management Group and lead a bond refunding of 7 multifamily deals, which took 15 months. In 1996 she went on to become a commercial mortgage broker with Pearce and Mayer Realty. She procured debt and equity for all types of commercial properties – office, industrial, multifamily, retail, and hotel working with mostly self-made New York City-based owners. In 2000, she joined Time Equities, a New York City based privately-held commercial real estate company with almost $2 billion dollars of property working as Project Director, Acquisitions where she was directly responsible for originating, underwriting and closing over $100 million of commercial properties across the United States and Canada. In 2006, she went to Real Estate Capital Partners spearheading acquisitions and commercial joint ventures in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions. Real Estate Capital Partners is an institutional investor who has invested over $6 billion in US existing and to-be built residential, office and high-end retail properties.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Maryland, College Park
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