Laura Semeraro

Financial Analyst

Laura is a financial analysts who plays a critical role in analyzing new development opportunities for Shorewood. She conducts market research and zoning analysis, and executes underwriting to identify attractive investments for Shorewood and its partners.

Laura spent three years as a Site Civil Engineer at Langan Engineering, where she gained a solid understanding of the development process. Laura was responsible for site design and permitting for a variety of residential and industrial projects. Laura then returned to school to make the switch to real estate, completing Columbia’s Master’s programs in Urban Planning and Real Estate Development. While pursuing her degree, Laura worked at Hines, a privately owned global real estate investment, development and management firm, underwriting and executing due diligence for potential acquisitions as well as overseeing the design pre-development process.