Manish Srivastava

Manish Srivastava

Professor, NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate

Manish Srivastava is a clinical associate professor of real estate finance & investment and the former academic and finance program chair of New York University’s School of Professional Studies’ Schack Institute of Real Estate. He has also taught at Columbia University in New York and has guest lectured at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Professor Srivastava is also the managing partner of Sidhant Capital Partners an international real estate investment and advisory firm based out of New York.


Professor Srivastava has over 20 years of experience in real estate capital markets, corporate finance, investment banking, mergers & acquisitions, real estate private equity and investment management, valuation, financial forensic and fraud investigations, and corporate strategy and development. He has executed over $50 billion worth of transactions across a range of industries and transaction types. Prior to his career in real estate and finance he practiced architecture for several years and was the project architect for the Ambassadors’ Residence at the Embassy of Japan in New Delhi and Industrial Finance Corporation of India Headquarters building in New Delhi, among several other development projects. Presently, he is on the board of The Restorative Center, a non-profit organization focused on restorative justice. Professor Srivastava is a regular speaker on various international forums and has delivered keynote lectures across various academic, institutional, and corporate forums in Asia, Europe, North and South Americas.


Professor Srivastava graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with dual Masters of Science degrees in Real Estate (with a focus on real estate finance and development) and Architecture. At MIT, he was an Aga Khan Scholar. He also has a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the College of Architecture at the University of Lucknow in India.