Manish Srivastava

Manish Srivastava

Professor New York University

Manish Srivastava is a Clinical Professor of global real estate finance, investments, and urban development at New York University where he is presently also a member of the faculty council. He is also the former academic chair and real estate finance program chair of New York University’s Schack Institute of Real Estate. Manish is also a Visiting Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and at the SDA Bocconi School of Management in Milan, Italy. Previously, he was an Adjunct Professor at Columbia University in New York.

Manish is also the managing partner of Sidhant Capital Partners an international investment and advisory firm. He has over 25 years of experience in real estate capital markets, corporate finance, investment banking, mergers & acquisitions, real estate private equity and investment management, valuation, financial forensic and fraud investigations, and corporate strategy and development. He has executed over $50 billion worth of transactions across a range of industries and transaction types. 

Prior to his career in real estate and finance Manish practiced architecture for several years and was the project architect for the Ambassadors’ Residence at the Embassy of Japan in New Delhi and Industrial Finance Corporation of India Headquarters building in New Delhi, among several other development projects. 

Manish is a member of the board of directors of the ‘The Restorative Center’, a non-profit organization focused on restorative justice. Professor Srivastava is a regular speaker on various international forums and has delivered keynote lectures across various academic, institutional, and corporate forums in Asia, Europe, North and South Americas. 

Manish graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with dual Master of Science degrees in Real Estate (with a focus on real estate finance and development) and Architecture (with a focus on Architecture and culture). At MIT, he was the recipient of the prestigious Aga Khan Scholarship which is awarded to only five students from around the world for the entire duration of their graduate studies at MIT. He also earned a Bachelor of Architecture (first professional degree) from the College of Architecture at the University of Lucknow in India. 

Past Courses

Commercial Real Estate Capital Markets

This course identifies the sources of debt and equity capital for CRE and the vehicles by which this capital is delivered to the property markets.