Dennis Cisterna

Chief Investment Officer at Sentinel Net Lease
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Dennis Cisterna serves as Sentinel’s Chief Investment Officer and guides the firm's investment strategy and growth. One of the most well-known executives in the real estate investment sector, he has completed more than $3.3 billion worth of real estate transactions across the U.S. and Europe. He previously served as the CEO of Investability Solutions, a vertically integrated service provider to institutional real estate investors. Prior to that, Dennis served as Managing Director of FirstKey Lending, a portfolio company of Cerberus Capital Management, where he led their origination team to more than $600 million in closed commercial real estate loans.

Over his 20-year career, Dennis has held a wide variety of management positions within the real estate investment and development sectors including key roles at notable firms such as Johnson Capital, Lennar, and Toll Brothers. He currently serves or has served as a member of NAIOP, ICSC, the National Rental Home Council, ULI, the National Association of Home Builders, and the National Multi-Housing Council.

A requested speaker at economic and real estate conferences across the nation, Dennis has given his investment insights to tens of thousands of investors over the past several years and is regularly cited in the media as one of the foremost real estate experts in the United States. He has served as a monthly contributor for U.S. News & World Report and Builder & Developer and previously hosted The Investability Podcast. He was also named one of HousingWire’s Rising Stars of 2017. He is a Licensed Real Estate Broker in California and has a B.A. in Political Science from San Diego State University.