Richard Katzenstein

Managing Director, Head of Strategic Partnerships

Richard Katzenstein is Ready Capital’s Head of Strategic Partnerships, bringing over 35 years of capital markets experience to the role. Prior to Ready Capital, Mr. Katzenstein was Senior Vice President and National Director of Marcus & Millichap Capital Corporation where he led a team of loan originators, built lender relationships and expanded financing capabilities.

Prior to that, he was Managing Regional Director of Freddie Mac’s Multifamily Housing Group for the Northeast region. Mr. Katzenstein is a member of the Real Estate Board of New York; the Real Estate Lenders Association; the Real Estate Finance Committee of New York; the New Jersey Apartment Association; and New York University’s Schack Institute of Real Estate Board of Advisors. Mr. Katzenstein received a B.S. degree in Marketing Management from State University of New York at Albany and an M.B.A. in finance from Long Island University Graduate School of Business.