Managing Director of EM Capital Global Advisors at's Distressed Investing Leaders Forum 2010

Richard Zahm develops and executes financial strategies for complex client situations; he will join a talented cast of experts at's influential Distressed Investing conference

New York, NY, February 21, 2010 --( Richard Zahm, Managing Director of EM Capital Global Advisors LLC, and involved in real estate investment and development since the late 1970’s, will participate at's Distressed Investing Leaders Forum 2010, in New York City, joining an exceptional faculty of top business and investment minds, who will provide the most up to date review of the complexities that arise investing in Distressed Financial Assets, Debt and Commercial and Residential Real Estate.

Mr. Zahm's expertise is in real estate and real estate finance, including real estate secured lending, real estate acquisition, and development. He works closely with purchasers, sellers, borrowers, lenders, institutional investors, investment advisors and developers creating purchase and finance strategies, joint venture agreements and construction and development projects.

Mr. Zahm is a founder and Principal of Second Angel Bancorp. He is a member of Second Angel’s Loan Committee and leads Second Angel’s Investor Relations. He is also a Manager of Second Angel Fund I, LLC, a California finance lender regulated by the California Department of Corporations.

A licensed California attorney, Mr. Zahm earned a B.A. at Colorado College (cum laude), a JD at Stanford Law School and an MBA at the Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town, South Africa. He also holds a California Real Estate Broker License. Mr. Zahm is a member of: California State Bar Association, Financial Institutions Committee (Chair); California State Bar Association, Real Estate Finance Committee (Member); San Francisco Bank Attorneys Association; National Association of Mortgage Brokers and the California Mortgage Association (Committees: Fund Management, Construction Lending).

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