Emil A. DePasquale

Senior Managing Director

Emil A. DePasquale is a Senior Managing Director at Black Bear Asset Management (“BBAM”). As Senior Managing Director, Mr. DePasquale sources, evaluates and advises on principal equity investments and new development projects for the firm.

Mr. DePasquale is a seasoned professional in the commercial real estate industry with over 20 years of experience. Prior to joining BBAM, he was a Senior Vice President at Meridian Capital Group for over 14 years. Throughout his career, Emil has focused on structured debt advisory for all major assets types, specializing in ground up construction financing and planning. He has played an instrumental role in originating, underwriting and placing over $5 billion in commercial real estate transactions nationwide through various lending sources that include local, regional and national banks, life insurance companies, private debt funds and CMBS conduit lenders.

Mr. DePasquale holds a B.S. in Finance and Business Administration from Johnson & Wales University and is a licensed Real Estate Broker in the State of New Jersey.