Meena Pursnani


Meena Pursnani

Team Leader - CMBS Credit Research

Meena Pursnani is the team leader for commercial mortgage backed securities (CMBS). In this role she leads the team responsible for credit underwriting of new CMBS investments as well as surveillance of the existing CMBS portfolio. 

Prior to joining MetLife in 2014, Pursnani was a vice president and CMBS portfolio manager at Capital Research (American Funds). Prior to this, she was a managing director/head of structured research at Deutsche Asset Management and a vice president/senior analyst at Moody’s Investors Service. Pursnani also held roles as a loan originator, relationship manager and loan workout specialist in the commercial real estate divisions of UBS and BNY Mellon. Pursnani has over 25 years of experience in commercial real estate debt and CMBS, of which 10 years was on the buy-side.

Pursnani earned a Bachelor of Arts in biochemistry from Rutgers University and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business.