Tom Cosenza

Starwood Capital Group

Managing Director

Job Functions: Acquisitions & Dispositions, Originations


Tom Cosenza is a Managing Director at Starwood Property Trust. In this role, Mr. Cosenza is responsible for the origination, structuring and execution of senior and mezzanine debt, and preferred equity investments. Mr. Cosenza covers clients nationally across all asset types, leveraging relationships built over 20+ years in commercial real estate finance.


Prior to joining Starwood Property Trust, Mr. Cosenza spent over 15 years as an Executive Director in J.P. Morgan’s commercial real estate structured finance business unit. A holder of both Series 7 and 63 licenses, Mr. Cosenza had responsibilities that included the origination, structuring and closing of fixed and floating rate loans for both securitization and balance sheet programs.


Prior to joining J.P. Morgan, Mr. Cosenza spent over six years as an Associate at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, where he worked in the Real Estate group and represented U.S. investment banks in the origination, structuring and closing of non-recourse commercial real estate loans intended for securitization in the CMBS market.


Mr. Cosenza received a B.S. degree in Communications from Ithaca College, a J.D. degree from the University of Miami School of Law and an MBA from Columbia University.

Areas of Interest

Risk Profile
Deal Type
Acquisition, Development, Ground Lease, Loan Purchase, Opportunity Zone, Partner Buyout, Pre-Development, Recapitalization, Refinance, Rehabilitation
Property Type