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Padma Penmetsa


Senior Associate
The Carlyle Group (Washington D.C.)


Ms. Padma Penmetsa is a Senior Associate at The Carlyle Group. Ms. Penmetsa is based in Washington D.C. and is focused on U.S. real estate opportunities. She is a part of U.S. Real Estate fund and Real Assets fund segment. She is also an Associate at Carlyle Realty Partners I, II, III, IV, V and VI L.P. Prior to joining Carlyle, Ms. Penmetsa was a Senior Analyst at MMA Realty Capital, LLC where she worked on the financing and underwriting of debt and equity commercial real estate investments.


Ms. Penmetsa received a Masters degree in Real Estate from Cornell University and an M.B.A. (PGDM) in Finance from S.P. Jain Institute of Management, Bombay. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Planning from the School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi.