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Kelly Galligan

AIG Global Real Estate Investment Corp.
Managing Director, Head of U.S. Commercial Real Estate Finance Legal, AIG Asset Management
New York, NY, USA

Kelly Galligan is the Head of AIG's Commercial Real Estate Finance Legal Team in the U.S. AIG is one of the world’s largest institutional fixed income investors in the Commercial Real Estate Finance (CRE) space. CRE has offices in New York, London, Houston and Los Angeles, and focuses on real estate-related financing and investment transactions, including mortgage loan originations, syndications and securitizations, secondary and portfolio acquisitions of commercial mortgage loans, as well as associated loan modifications, loan servicing, workouts, foreclosures, and the management, leasing and sale of real estate. Ms. Galligan is responsible for managing the CRE legal team in the U.S. and for facilitating a multitude of transactions and overarching initiatives for CRE more broadly. Ms. Galligan is passionate about providing thoughtful guidance in line with business objectives and in developing diverse talent. She enjoys serving as the Vice President of AIG's Women & Allies Employee Resource Group based in NY.

Prior to this role, Ms. Galligan served was Managing Director and Deputy General Counsel at AIG Global Real Estate Investment Corp. with responsibility for oversight of the domestic and international real estate investment activities of AIG Global Real Estate and AIG Insurance Companies.  Ms. Galligan handled negotiation of AIG’s development transactions, including joint venture documentation, loan documentation and construction agreements.

Prior to joining AIG Global Real Estate in 2007, Ms. Galligan was a Vice President for Fixed Income at Merrill Lynch, with responsibility for the oversight of legal matters concerning the origination of commercial loans. Ms. Galligan’s early legal experience included private placement and lender side real estate work at Cahill Gordon & Reindel, followed by work as an Associate in the Real Estate department of Proskauer Rose LLP in New York.


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