Michelle R. Lavacca
Adjunct Instructor of Finance
Weller Hall 221
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Degrees: MBA, 1996, Pace Univ New York City; BA, 1988, SUNY Univ Cntr Stony Brook
Ms. Lavacca joined Hofstra University as an Adjunct Professor in 2007. Ms. Lavacca was with Cushman & Wakefield for ten years as a Managing Director within the Investment Banking Division. She was responsible for arranging debt and equity real estate related financings for Cushman’s corporate clients. She has executed transactions in excess of $6 billion.
Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, Ms. Lavacca was an Investment Manager at Alliance Capital Management for three and a half years, where she managed a one billion dollar limited partnership investment portfolio. Prior to joining Alliance Capital, she worked as an Asset Manager at Prudential Securities Inc. on real estate limited partnerships for five and a half years.
Ms. Lavacca received an MBA in Finance from Pace University and a BA from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.