John Lasala New YorkIn more recent times, John Lasala, New York City business advisor and lawyer, seems content to split his time between New York and London. It makes sense, since his career has always been divided between his work as a financial and business advisor and his work as a lawyer. His primary position these days is as a business development manager with Citi Alternative Investments, where he specializes in client marketing. From there, he oversees business development activities, as well as marketing, management and communications for institutional investor base of sovereign wealth funds, endowments, pensions, foundations, banks, family offices and banks.

Given his background, John Lasala, New York attorney and financial advisor, has a lot of experience, knowledge and skill to help any client get through any situation and come out on the other side with the best and most beneficial result possible. After he obtained his law degree and was admitted to practice law in three states and the District of Columbia, all before 1995, as an attorney in New York, John Lasala worked with a couple of high-powered law firms before joining Goldman Sachs as a trading lawyer.

At Goldman, he was a lawyer, but he also served as a credit risk manager and dealt with many issues related to real estate securities and structured finance transactions. He also helped to tailor agreements to match the wants and needs of clients in their real estate investment portfolios. While he was at Goldman, John Lasala, New York business specialist, structured derivatives on behalf of the firm’s Credit Risk Management & Advisory Group, he conducted credit threshold negotiations and he managed transactional teams to monitor hedge fund counter-party exposures, among many other duties.