Our Team

Raj S. Inamdar – Founder & C.E.O.
Mr. Inamdar is the Founder and C.E.O. of Sorani Finance & Real Estate, which manages a real estate portfolio in the U.S. and India exceeding $500mm of AUM. Mr. Inamdar was a Partner of Indra Capital Partners (2007-2014), which structured a $300mm mixed-use project in Bangalore, India. Previously he was a Principal at Red Fort Capital (2009-2012), where he led the $500 million capital raise for Red Fort’s Fund II and headed asset management oversight across a portfolio of 20+ projects in India worth over $5 billion. He is also the former Chief Investment Officer of the $400 million South Asian Real Estate fund (2007-2009). From 2004-2007, Mr. Inamdar was a real estate development executive for Millennium Partners, a U.S.-based developer of mixed-use Four Seasons and Ritz Carlton luxury properties. He began his career as an investment banker with Morgan Stanley’s M&A department in New York. Mr. Inamdar received an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and an A.B. from Harvard College, from which he graduated Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

John David (J.D.) Walsh – Senior Director
Mr. Walsh is a Senior Director of Sorani Finance & Real Estate focused on U.S. opportunistic value-added investments and residential transactions in global gateway cities. He is the Managing Partner of Equity Standard, a real estate development and investment company with an expertise in mixed-use (e.g., multi-family and retail) value-added transactions in New York City and the Hamptons. An affiliate of Equity Standard is a co-investor in Sorani’s multi-family investment in Hamilton Heights, New York City. Mr. Walsh is also an experienced N.Y.-licensed real estate broker with a track record exceeding 50+ investment and residential sales and leases since 2004. In addition, he is a former University of Maryland varsity basketball player and founder of a global basketball academy (www.jdbasketball.com) that has conducted clinics in ten countries and instructed over 15,000+ children globally in cooperation with the U.S. Department of State. Mr. Walsh is an interim board member for the SoHo Business Improvement District and an active member of the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY), Urban Land Institute (ULI), the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and the University of Maryland’s ‘M’ Club. Mr. Walsh received an M.S. in Real Estate Development from New York University’s Schack Institute of Real Estate and a B.S. from the University of Maryland, College Park. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Sachin Garg – India Advisor
Mr. Garg is the India Advisor of Sorani Finance & Real Estate and was involved in establishing TriVeda Capital's investment and asset management operations (Sorani's affiliate) in India. Mr. Garg is an entrepreneur and has founded companies in the e-commerce and real estate technology space. He is an Innovation and Business Consultant to various companies in the online as well as financial services industries. Mr. Garg is also a Founding Member and Advisor to the GSF Accelerator & Investments. He is an active investor in early-stage startups across the mobile and internet domains and has previously funded IIMJobs.com, India's leading MBA job portal. Mr. Garg is the former Head of Business (3P), Product Management, Marketing & Analytics for Amazon.com in Seattle, Washington, where he focused on luxury consumer products. He began his career at Tata Consultancy Services as an Information Technology and Process Consultant advising multi-national clients in the USA, Canada, Ireland and India. Mr. Garg received an M.B.A. from the Yale School of Management and a Bachelor of Technology in Electronics & Communication Engineering from Kurukshetra University in India. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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