Albert Picallo


CIO | Co-Founder


Albert Picallo has spent 20 years in commercial real estate capital markets having held senior positions in development, origination, asset management and workout sectors of the business on both the principal and service side.

Prior to co-founding Synapse Development, Mr. Picallo resolved some of the largest and most complicated assets in the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy. Prior to his work for the Lehman estate, Mr. Picallo headed the underwriting department for Lehman’s Principal Transactions Group, where he managed a staff of 20 underwriters in New York and Los Angeles and was responsible for coordinating underwriting and presenting credit recommendations to senior management. Investments included high leverage senior debt, mezzanine and equity transactions. All property types were represented with projects located throughout the U.S.

Mr. Picallo earned a B.A. in Finance from the University of Florida.