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About the Founder

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Giulia Auricchio has over a decade of experience analyzing, underwriting and sourcing debt and equity investments across all major commercial real estate asset types throughout the United States and Caribbean, with a focus on hospitality assets.  She founded Della Spada Advisors on the premise of providing superior real estate consulting and analysis to her clients.  Through her extensive network of institutional capital providers and high-net worth individuals, she can assist sourcing investor capital for any project, with typical deal size ranging from $10 million to $100 million.    

Giulia spent 11 years with Starwood Capital Group as Senior Vice President of Credit & Underwriting in the firm’s commercial real estate lending segment.  During her tenure as Senior Vice President, she closed $5.6 billion of transitional balance-sheet loans and served as the firm's hospitality specialist. The average transaction size was over $250 million with an average IRR of over 10%.  Giulia reviewed all of the firm's prospective hospitality investments and provided direct commentary to the Chief Credit Officer on over $10 billion of hospitality transactions.  Giulia's tenure at Starwood solidified her foundation of hospitality analysis and enabled her to build relationships with the industry's top institutional and high-net worth investors. 

After leaving Starwood Capital Group, Giulia served as a consultant for 1 year with Beach Enclave, a luxury hospitality developer based in the Turks and Caicos Islands.  Her consulting services ranged from identifying strategic initiatives for new business development, to sourcing investor capital and preparing detailed investment projections.  She successfully sourced and negotiated indicative terms for a $300 million luxury resort development in the Bahamas.  Giulia's success at Beach Enclave fostered her entrepreneurial spirit and motivated her to launch Della Spada Advisors. 

Giulia's consulting philosophy is founded on meticulous due diligence, transparency to her clients on all findings and business integrity. 

She graduated from New York University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics, with a concentration in Math.

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