Sign in

Real Estate Project

Alpharetta, Georgia, United States
November 24, 2018

Contact this candidate


Sarah A. Mellinger

**** ********* ****, ******, ** 30004, 678-***-****,


Relationship Management Project Coordination Portfolio Management Financial Analysis

MBA with 15+ years of experience managing real estate assets, coordinating complex transactions, and financing commercial real estate and affordable housing. Goal oriented team player with excellent interpersonal skills and work ethic.

Acquisition and Closing Coordination

Capital Market Financing

Budgeting and Asset Management

Deal Underwriting and Structuring

Financial Statement Analysis

Legal Document and Closing Statement Review

Affordable Housing Underwriting

Alternative/Complex Financings (HUD, 1031, Bonds)

Corporate Budgeting

Transaction Coordination


Tribridge Residential, LLC, Atlanta, GA

INVESTMENT MANAGER (Sep 2015 - Nov 2017) / INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR (Sep 2014 – Sep 2015)

Managed portfolio of multifamily, retail and land projects in Georgia, Florida and North Carolina. Continuous administration and analysis of Corporate Budget across multiple business divisions.

Reviewed financials, operations, and asset health associated with portfolio of properties. Recommended and supervised asset improvements. Maximized investment returns and approached problems from an owner’s perspective.

Executed value-add renovation programs including deferred maintenance, amenity enhancement and interior renovations. Coordinated with multiple trades and consultants to deliver upgrades timely and on budget.

Created and managed Corporate Budget to analyze the income, expenses, capital and profit of the five business divisions. Implemented cost effective approaches to maximize net income.

The Federal Home Loan Bank, Atlanta, GA


Joined the Bank’s Community Investment Services division to review, evaluate, and conduct financial feasibility analyses of applications for the Bank's affordable housing and community development programs.

Managed portfolios of 50+ projects from application to project completion and consulted with financial institutions, businesses and non-profits regarding the navigation of programs' application requirements and funding conditions.

Encouraged and assisted sponsors and member institutions in expanding their community investment and affordable housing activities to help meet the credit needs of low- and moderate-income residents and communities.

Julian LeCraw & Co., LLC, Atlanta, GA (NKA Tribridge Residential, LLC)

CONSULTANT (Aug 2008 – Jul 2010)

VICE PRESIDENT FINANCE (Dec 2001 – Oct 2007) / ANALYST (Sep 2000 – Dec 2001)

Primary responsibilities included capital market relationships and the qualitative and quantitative financial analysis of property acquisitions, developments and dispositions.

Targeted and Sourced debt and equity on property acquisitions, refinances and new developments.

Structured complex deals across multiple product lines (Multifamily, Office, Retail, and Land).

Supervised investment and financing packages, financial modeling, and deal marketing.

Managed closings of all transaction types (coordinated all parties and finalized financing and closing statements).

Schmidt Associates, Inc., Indianapolis, IN

PROJECT ARCHITECT (Oct 1995 - Aug 1998)

Managed large teams of Architects, Engineers and Interior Designers from conceptual design to project completion.

Facilitated Client meetings and served as team leader through project duration acting as single point contact between clients and in-house team members.

Managed consultants to verify that ancillary systems coordinated precisely with architectural documentation.

Implemented construction budgets to maximize client scope objectives.

Sarah A. Mellinger

3129 Heybridge Lane, Milton, GA 30004, 678-***-****,


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, Warrington School of Business, Gainesville, FL

Master of Business Administration (MBA) – May 2000

Finance and Real Estate Concentrations

Nancy Hess Award for top Finance student; Nancy Hess Award for top Real Estate Student; Peer Professionalism Award.

Internship at Walt Disney Imagineering, Orlando, FL: Acted as liaison between the Owner, Architects and Contractors and aided financial and business planning departments to continue successful development of Celebration, Florida. In 2001, Celebration was awarded as ULI’s “New Community of the Year”.

BALL STATE UNIVERSITY, College of Architecture and Planning, Muncie, IN

Bachelor of Architecture – May 1995

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Design – May 1995

Contact this candidate