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Press Release: RCLCO Fund Advisors Continues Expansion with Three Key Hires

December 16, 2020 Hires & Promotions

BETHESDA, MD – December 16, 2020 – RCLCO Fund Advisors (RFA), a leading real estate advisor to institutional investors, announced today the addition of three key hires to their expanding roster of professional advisors.

“We’re very grateful to welcome these talented individuals to the RFA team,” said Taylor Mammen, Senior Managing Director. “Allan, Cecilia, and Jessica each bring valuable experience and skills to help us better serve our clients.”

  • Allan Popper joins as the Director of Property Operations, leading property management and operations for the firm’s directly managed portfolios. Popper has over 14 years of global asset and portfolio management experience with GE Capital Real Estate, as well as transactional and advisory work with companies including Cerberus, Heitman, Hines, CalSTRS, and Europa Capital.
  • Cecilia Galliani joins the team as a Vice President. She was a Portfolio Manager at Urby and a Vice President at Citi’s defined pension benefit team, where she focused on investment analysis, monitoring, and management of its global real estate portfolio.
  • Jessica Diorio also joins RFA as a Vice President. She brings over 13 years of experience in asset management and acquisitions, as she managed a portfolio of commercial assets for Black Creek Group and has also held positions at HFF and CBRE Global Investors.

The three will join the rapidly expanding team whose recent hires also include Wade Tindell as Senior Associate and Courtney Micheau as a Performance and Data Analyst.

About RCLCO Fund Advisors (RFA)

Established in 2011 and an SEC Registered Investment Advisor since 2014, RFA (an affiliate business of RCLCO) advises institutional investors on real estate investments through its analytical rigor, highly customized client-centric service, and impassioned search for alignment. RFA’s diverse and experienced team offers a differentiated approach to real estate investing to address the unique challenges faced by institutional investors through its focus on demand-driven investing, real estate operations, and partnership alignment.


Since 1967, RCLCO has been the “first call” for real estate developers, investors, public institutions, and non-real estate companies seeking strategic and tactical advice regarding property investment, planning, and development. RCLCO leverages quantitative analytics platforms and a strategic planning framework to provide end-to-end business planning and implementation solutions at an entity, portfolio, or project level. With the insights and experience gained over 50 years and thousands of projects – touching over $5B of real estate activity each year – RCLCO brings success to all product types across the United States and around the world. RCLCO is headquartered in Bethesda, MD, and has offices in Los Angeles, CA, Orlando, FL, and Austin, TX. To learn more about RCLCO, visit

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Diana M. Black
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(310) 670-4288

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