As Chief Investment Officer, Mr. DiSalvo is responsible for sourcing and evaluating investment opportunities and implementing Kingbird’s investment strategy. Prior to Kingbird, Mr. DiSalvo was a member of the acquisitions group at GID Investment Advisers LLC, a vertically integrated real estate investment/operating company and family office with over 25,000 units and $20 billion in assets under management. Mr. DiSalvo underwrote, due diligenced, structured and closed joint venture equity investment opportunities in both income producing multifamily assets and ground up development in multiple major U.S. markets for GID’s family office and its institutional partners. Prior to GID, Mr. DiSalvo was part of the investment team at Equity Residential (NYSE: EQR), a $30 billion real estate investment trust that develops/invests in multifamily real estate across major U.S. markets. He was responsible for analyzing, underwriting, and structuring apartment development and acquisition opportunities. Mr. DiSalvo has underwritten and contributed to the acquisition or development of more than 10,000 units and to the investment of more than $1.5 billion in multifamily real estate assets. Mr. DiSalvo earned his Masters in Real Estate Development from Columbia University and has a BS in Finance from Quinnipiac University. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI), the New York Private Equity Network (NYPEN), and the Real Estate Investment Advisory Council (REIAC).