Managing Partner, COO
Vicky Schiff is the Managing Partner, COO and Co-Founder of Mosaic Real Estate Credit, LLC and MREC Management, LLC (Registered Investment Advisor), a firm she launched in early 2015 with Ethan Penner to invest in real estate debt and address the market need for bridge debt on transitional real estate assets, in the wake of the tightening of the US bank regulatory environment.
Ms. Schiff is a highly experienced and respected real estate executive whose investment career began in the early 1990s as an acquisitions and diligence executive for Summit Commercial/Highridge Partners in Los Angeles, where she worked on approximately $1 billion in transactions. Ms. Schiff is a career entrepreneur, co-founding five firms over the past 20 years including a real estate investment and development company with over 100 employees in the self-storage industry; an institutional $400+ million real estate fund of funds with a sub-strategy of supporting women and minority emerging real estate firms throughout the US; a national boutique investment banking firm which raised over $6 billion from institutional investors for top-tier real estate and private equity firms around the world. In 2010, she founded Oro Capital Advisors to create value for investors acquiring commercial real estate debt and distressed assets in target markets across the United States. Oro Capital Advisors and its affiliates own and operate industrial, retail, office and multi-family properties across the United States.
Ms. Schiff has been a frequent industry panelist and has spoken at institutional real estate, emerging manager and trustee fiduciary executive conferences. She has also written for various publications and has appeared as an industry expert on Bloomberg TV. She served a three-year term as a Commissioner for the Los Angeles City Employees’ Retirement System and has been committed to service through various organizations; as a board member of Young Presidents Organization (YPO), YPO’s International Real Estate Network, YPO’s Women’s International Network, The Robert Toigo Foundation, The Lusk Center for Real Estate at USC and was the Founder of PoWRE, an organization of 40 elite C-Suite women real estate investors in the North America and Europe.
She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Southern California in 1988, and a Master’s in Business Administration from The Anderson School of Management at UCLA in 1996. She lives in Pacific Palisades, California with her husband and son and enjoys writing and endurance sports.