Kristen joined the Rhino team in November 2022 as Controller in the Finance and Accounting group. Prior to joining Rhino, Kristen spent 8 years at KPMG in the Boston audit asset management practice. Specifically, she specialized in servicing real estate development companies, property funds, REITs, facility managers, and other alternative investments.
Kristen has been involved in several industry groups such as NCREIF, MSCPA and CREW Boston. Kristen is a licensed CPA in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and received her B.S. from Bentley University and M.S. from Northeastern University. Currently, Kristen lives in Wayland with her husband and two children.
Construction & Development
Michael “Mike” Cavanaugh joined the Rhino team in January 2022. As an Project Manager of Construction and Development, he acts as the project representative interfacing with local municipalities, contractors, brokers, and tenants. His focus extends from project due diligence, entitlement and permitting, budgeting, scheduling, buyout, and project management throughout construction.
Mike started his career in the construction industry with Consigli Construction Company, where he worked on over 150 million dollars worth of projects ranging from hotels, luxury condominiums, office buildouts to school laboratories and classrooms. Mike then transitioned to the principal side of the real estate industry with Boston Development Group, where he managed a variety of capital, tenant improvement, demolition, and ground-up development projects.
Mike holds a Construction Supervisor License (CSL), Massachusetts Real Estate Salesperson License, and is OSHA30 trained. He earned a Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) and Construction Management minor from Norwich University, where he was a 4-year member of the varsity football team. Mike currently resides in Malden with his golden retriever, Nash.
Senior Manager, Construction
Mr. Grusmark joins the Rhino Capital team to help oversee and successfully deliver construction of Rhino’s development projects. He brings with him 10 years of industry experience, having completed over $500 million worth of projects in various sectors, including ground-up luxury residential, industrial, institutional, and commercial. With his previous employer, AECOM Tishman, Kurt was involved in projects from the contract development and procurement phases through substantial completion, allowing him to identify cost and time saving opportunities through implementation of creative and innovative construction methods. Kurt served as a liaison for Boston’s “Compliance Mentor Group, LLC”, a trade-focused program that introduces, educates, and prepares youth and young adults from local vocational high schools and community/technical colleges through on-site training and individualized mentorship.
Kurt earned his B.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Rowan University. While at Rowan, Kurt was a member of the club hockey team and founded the club golf program. He currently resides in Braintree with his wife, daughter, and dog Bo.
Director of Development
Senam Kumahia joins Rhino Capital Advisors from Carpenter & Company where he oversaw the development of hotels across the country, most notably the Four Seasons Hotel at One Dalton Street in Boston and the Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences in New Orleans. Prior to Carpenter and Company, Senam was at KAGE Growth Strategies, a consulting firm focused on increasing diversity in commercial real estate development projects throughout Boston. Prior to KAGE, he was an associate at JLL Boston.
Senam has extensive involvement in the city of Boston and community organizations. He is the former Chairman of the Boston Renaissance Charter Public School, and a past Board Member at the Greater Boston YMCA Huntington Avenue as well as Artists for Humanity. He is currently a trustee at Noble and Greenough School, Boys & Girls Club of Dorchester, and a member of the Board of Advisors of The Steppingstone Foundation.
Senam was named to Boston Business Journal’s 2016 40 under 40 list, and in 2015 was selected to be a member of Mayor Walsh’s ONEin3 Council.
Senam received a B.A. degree from Dartmouth College. He lives in Dorchester with his wife and two boys.
Michael joined the Rhino team in November of 2021. As a Senior Associate, his efforts are focused on providing finance, accounting, and reporting services across Rhino’s portfolio. Prior to Rhino, Michael worked as a Senior Associate at Standish Management for over a year and a half, where he focused on providing fund accounting services for industry leading private equity and venture capital firms across the United States.
Michael earned a B.S. in Finance from Bentley University where he was a 4-year member and captain of the Men’s Lacrosse Team. Michael currently resides in South Boston.
Head of Asset Management
Mr. McLean brings over 15 years of real estate experience with a focus on leasing, asset management, tenant and investor relations, underwriting, lease negotiation and construction management.
Prior to joining Rhino in 2021, Mark spent 8 years at R.J. Kelly Co., Inc. helping manage a portfolio that grew from 1.5 million square feet to more than 4 million square feet of office, industrial, flex, and retail buildings throughout New England. In addition, Mark has previously worked at Jones Lang LaSalle as a commercial leasing broker in the Greater Boston suburban market and at Condyne Development as an asset manager.
Mark received his BA from the College of the Holy Cross and a Master’s degree from Georgetown University. Mark is on the St. Sebastian’s School Alumni Board and is an active volunteer for youth sports in his hometown of Walpole, where he lives with his wife and two sons.
Head of Capital Markets
Mr. Meagher is an 18-year veteran of the commercial real estate industry with extensive capital markets advisory, capital raising, and deal structuring experience.
Prior to joining Rhino, John spent 12 years at The Roseview Group/Madison Marquette in Boston. During his tenure he was an integral member of the company’s national capital markets platform, directly assisting clients in closing over $750 million in equity capitalizations, acquisitions, and dispositions. John advised clients in securing equity capitalization through various structures, including programmatic joint-venture, single asset and portfolio financing, and platform-level investment.
In addition, John worked at Morgan Stanley Real Estate, where he was a member of the San Francisco-based asset management team that managed the daily administration of a $5.7 billion dollar portfolio consisting of 25 million square feet of office, multifamily, retail and industrial assets located in primary urban West Coast markets. Also, John worked at Cushman & Wakefield, underwriting investment sales engagements and running lease analyses for tenant and landlord clients, as well as New Boston Fund, where he was a member of the accounting/finance team.
John has been involved in several industry groups including PREA, REFA, and NAIOP. John received his B.A. from Trinity College in Connecticut. Currently, John lives in Hingham with his wife and two children.
Head of Construction and Development
Mr. Murphy has extensive experience entitling and constructing commercial projects as well as high-end residences. During his tenure at Suffolk Construction, the largest general contractor in New England, he worked on over $300 million dollars’ worth of projects ranging from affordable housing communities and hotel construction to institutional life-science complexes. Tyler later moved on to high-end residential construction where he assumed a role as Vice President of Arc Design Group. There he was able to bring the construction management process entirely in-house, helping generate sell outs of over $30 million dollars. Many projects were featured in New England Home Magazine for their unique innovation and design. Additionally, Tyler was on the forefront of the cannabis industry boom during his time with Native Sun Wellness, where he spearheaded the efforts for entitling some of the first grow facilities and dispensaries in Massachusetts.
Now in his role as Rhino Capital’s Head of Construction and Development, Tyler has been able to leverage his experience and expertise to evaluate, design, build, and entitle a variety of large-scale complex projects. While at Rhino, Tyler and his team have entitled over 1.5 million square feet of laboratory, manufacturing, and warehouse across Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire. His knowledge of the industry has helped him to successfully navigate a multitude of challenges including, special permit processes, federal and state permitting, complex land use issues, site design, zoning modifications, and environmental reporting.
Tyler alongside Rhino supports the Corey C. Griffin Foundation, the Seal Legacy Foundation, Heading Home, and Team Impact. Tyler is a licensed builder and holds a B.S. in Business Management from Bryant University. He resides with his wife in Boston.
Alexandra joined the Rhino team in April of 2023. As an Acquisitions Analyst, her efforts are focused on assisting with the firm’s acquisitions efforts, including financial analysis, market research, and capitalization. Prior to Rhino, Alexandra spent two years as a Senior Investment Analyst at Northmarq, where she supported the production team and underwrote over $250 million in debt originations across all asset classes. Prior to that, she spent a year and a half at Perennial Capital Advisors, LLC, where she evaluated private real estate fund opportunities.
Alexandra holds a Massachusetts Real Estate Salesperson License and is an active member of CREW Boston and REFA. Alexandra earned a BSBA from the Questrom School of Business at Boston University and currently resides in South Boston.
Director of Asset Management
Chris joined the Rhino team in December of 2022 as Director of Asset Management of the multifamily portfolio. Chris’s unique skillset in both asset management and acquisitions adds value to each investment. He is hands on in our multifamily investment approach from facilitating deals on the acquisitions side to an asset’s daily operation and eventual sale on the management side.
Prior to joining Rhino, Chris worked for JRK Property Holdings, a real estate private equity firm based in Los Angeles, CA. He oversaw more than $500 million in multifamily properties across multiple states and underwrote key new deals to continue growing the company’s portfolio with the acquisitions team.
A lifelong ski racer, Chris received his BA from Williams College while racing with the Division I Men’s Alpine Ski Team and later obtained his Master’s degree in Real Estate Development from New York University’s Schack Institute of Real Estate. Chris currently lives in Downtown Boston, but most Sundays you will find him at The Harp rooting for the Bills.
Senior Manager, Development
John joined the Rhino team in January of 2020. Operating primarily in a project management role, John efforts are focused in renovation and ground-up construction as well as facilitating the permitting and design phases within the Rhino portfolio. Prior to joining Rhino, John spent a year playing semi-professional lacrosse in Australia. While overseas, he served as a superintendent for a commercial flooring contractor, fostering a passion for construction.
John earned a B.A. in Psychology from Harvard College where he was a 4-year member of the Men’s Lacrosse Team. John currently resides in Boston’s North End.
Mr. Olson has more than fifteen years of commercial real estate experience, with specific expertise in investment, leasing, and development of office, multi-family, and industrial properties. Since founding Rhino, Mr. Olson has completed more than $600 million in investments. Prior to Rhino Capital, he worked with The Grossman Companies, Inc., a family operated commercial real estate firm, where he focused on sales and leasing, as well as identifying and transacting investment opportunities in Greater Boston. In addition, he spent more than five years with JLL, an international, publicly traded commercial real estate firm, where he served in various capacities ranging from capital markets to brokerage. Also, Mr. Olson worked with OneBeacon Insurance where he was involved in the acquisition, financing, design, and construction of its 260,000 square foot corporate headquarters in Canton, MA.
Mr. Olson has been involved in several industry groups such as NAIOP, where he served as the Chair of the Developing Leaders Committee. Mr. Olson is also an active member of the Massachusetts Chapters of ULI, REFA, CBA, and has served on various boards of nonprofits such as Heading Home and Bentley University. He holds a B.S. in Economics Finance. Currently Mr. Olson resides in Boston with his wife and three children.
Director of Acquisitions
Collin joined the Rhino team in March of 2020 as an Acquisitions Analyst and now plays an integral role in the firm’s acquisitions, capitalization, and asset management efforts. Prior to Rhino, Collin spent a year and a half as a Credit Analyst in the Commercial Real Estate group at Brookline Bank, where he underwrote over $300 million in debt originations across all asset classes in the New England area.
Collin is an active member of several industry groups including NAIOP and the Emerging Leaders committee of REFA. Collin earned a B.A. in Economics from Boston College and currently resides in South Boston.
Cam joined the Rhino team in October of 2022. As an Associate, his efforts are focused on assisting the Finance, Acquisitions and Development teams with their day-to-day operations, as well as supporting overall company operations by managing the office systems. Prior to Rhino, Cam worked part-time for a year and a half as a Leasing Agent and Property Management Assistant at Vertex Real Estate in Amherst, Massachusetts.
Cam holds a Massachusetts Real Estate Salesperson License and is an active member of the Real Estate Finance Association. Cam earned a B.S. in Managerial Economics from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and currently resides in Dorchester.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. White has over 13 years working in the commercial real estate business with extensive finance, accounting, reporting, and deal structuring experience.
Prior to joining Rhino, Nate spent over five years at Madison Marquette (formally The Roseview Group) in Boston. During his tenure he was an integral member of the company’s finance and accounting team, most recently as Senior Vice President of Finance, directly assisting in the acquisition, disposition, development, and financing of over $900 million in real estate. Nate was also in charge of the company’s financial, tax, and performance measurement reporting for its real estate investment portfolio and in charge of managing the company’s corporate finances of the investment management group.
Prior to joining Madison Marquette, Nate was an audit manager at KPMG in Boston where he specialized in the investment management and real estate industry. His clients included open and closed-end fair value real estate funds, real estate development companies, operating properties and portfolios of directly owned real estate assets for large institutional pension funds.
Nate has been involved in several industry groups including REFA, NCREIF, and MSCPA. Nate is a licensed CPA in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and received his B.S. and M.S. from Bentley University. Currently, Nate lives in Walpole with his wife and daughter.