Our People

Dedicated investment team with average experience of over 15 years in commercial real estate debt.

Dale Lattanzio
Managing Partner

Dale Lattanzio is the Managing Partner of DRC Savills Investment Management, a dedicated investment advisor specialising in European real estate debt, and has held senior positions in real estate and debt capital markets for over twenty five years. The DRC team have completed over £3bn of commercial real estate financings across Europe through the seven DRC European Real Estate Debt Funds covering a cross section of senior, whole loan and high yield lending strategies. Prior to co-founding DRC Capital (now DRC Savills Investment Management), he was Managing Director at Duet Private Equity Limited and previously a Managing Director at Merrill Lynch & Co. He has an MBA from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College. Dale is on the board of the European Commercial Real Estate Finance Council and serves as a Board Member for the Catalyst Club-Cancer Research UK.

Rob Clayton

Rob has over 29 years of real estate and debt markets experience. Prior to DRC, Rob was a Senior Investment Manager at Duet Private Equity Limited (“Duet”). Prior to Duet, Rob was Director of Structured Finance at the Topland Group of Companies and at CIT Group PLC, Glaven Investments Ltd, and the Industrial Bank of Japan Ltd. Rob has a BA Hons Degree in Economic and Social Studies from the University of East Anglia and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.

Cyrus Korat

Cyrus has over 23 years of real estate and debt capital markets experience. Prior to DRC, Cyrus was a Senior Investment Manager at Duet Private Equity Limited (“Duet”). Prior to Duet, Cyrus was a Managing Director at Merrill Lynch & Co. Cyrus holds a BSc in Banking and Finance from Loughborough University.

Investment Team
Graham Fasham

Graham has over 15 years’ experience in real estate lending. He spent 10 years at Barclays where he was a Structured Finance Director. Prior to DRC he held roles in restructuring, credit and COO. He has also been a Senior Originator at Gatehouse Bank and a Director for CBRE Capital Advisors.

Mark Gibbard

Mark has more than 8 years experience in real estate lending. Prior to joining DRC, Mark worked in the real estate team of HSBC Bank. Mark holds a Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Edinburgh.

Trevor Homes
Principal – Head of Senior Lending

Trevor has 30+ years’ experience in real estate banking for a variety of mainstream lenders, investment banks and specialist debt funds. Previously Trevor was Head of Real Estate Finance at Gatehouse Bank. Other positions held include Deutsche Bank, UniCredit and ICG Longbow. Trevor holds a BA (Hons) in Business Studies.

Will Brewster

Will has 10 years of real estate experience. Prior to DRC, Will was an Associate in Clifford Chance’s Real Estate Debt Finance group. Will holds an MA (Hons) in Geography from the University of Oxford and an MPhil in Environmental Policy from the University of Cambridge.

Madeleine Greene
Madeleine Greene
Investment Analyst

Madeleine has 5 years of real estate experience. Prior to joining DRC, she worked as an Analyst at AgFe in their commercial real estate lending team, specialising in senior debt. She holds a BSc in Physics and Chemistry from Durham University.

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Dale Lattanzio Jr
Investment Analyst

Dale has 1 year of real estate experience. He holds a Bachelors degree in Art and Art History from the College of William and Mary.

Philip Byun
Philip Byun
Principal – Asset Management

Philip has over 20 years of real estate and debt capital markets experience. Prior to DRC, Philip was VP of Special Servicing at Hatfield Philips in London being responsible for commercial real estate loans workout and acquisition underwriting. Before joining Hatfield Philips, Philip spent 9 years at ABN AMRO in debt capital markets and risk management. Prior to ABN AMRO, Philip was a rating analyst at Fitch. He has an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BS in Economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Philip is also a CFA charterholder.

Jorge Page
Jorge Page
Principal – General Counsel

Jorge is a lawyer with over 17 years’ post qualification experience in real estate finance. Prior to joining DRC, Jorge was a senior associate with Clifford Chance and Berwin Leighton Paisner acting for both lenders and borrowers. Jorge has worked as a lawyer in the real estate finance markets in London, Hong Kong and Madrid. Jorge holds an LLB (Hons) from the University of Warwick.

Maria Santos Roman
Maria Santos Roman
Operations Manager

Prior to joining DRC in June 2015, Maria worked for Renaissance Technologies for 8 years. Before joining Renaissance, she was a Legislative Aide at the US State House in Boston, Massachusetts. She holds a BA(Hons) in Translation and Interpretation from Universidad Pontificia Comillas and is a certified translator.

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Weicai Zhang
Asset Manager

Weicai has over 6 years’ work experience in real estate loan transaction services. Prior to joining DRC, Weicai was a Senior Analyst in CBRE Capital Advisors, specializing in NPL transaction advisory and loan portfolio valuation. Prior to CBRE, Weicai was an Finance Specialist in Pepper Financial Services in London and Transaction Valuation Associate in PwC Dallas. Weicai holds a Master of Science degree in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin. Weicai is a CFA charterholder.