Vice President Underwriting

Zina Risk joined Cinnaire in 2012 and is Senior Underwriter in our Chicago office. In her role, Zina is responsible for underwriting debt and equity loans and overseeing our underwriting department.   

Zina’s experience in multifamily lending includes all aspects of due diligence, underwriting, and closing agency (Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac), bank, and institutional permanent loan products on a national basis for multi-national and local lenders.  Early in her career, she gained valuable experience underwriting construction and development loans, and servicing and monitoring commercial real estate portfolios that included retail, office and industrial property types. 

Zina earned her B.S. from Miami University and her J.D./M.B.A. from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and Cleveland State University.