Our Leadership


The PREP Leadership

PREP’s experienced leadership team combines over 35 years of expertise in mortgage lending, secondary market compliance, real estate law, and finance.

W. Patrick Connolly

Principal, Chief Risk and Compliance Officer

With a project risk career spanning more than 32 years, Patrick has experienced first-hand what a lack of attention to detail can yield from a loan performance perspective.  Overzealous application of fluctuating guideline benchmarks has, from time to time, been unkind to the mortgage industry.  Patrick began his mortgage banking career

Stuart E. Nahas, Esq.

Principal, General Counsel and Operations

After practicing residential real estate for over 35 years, primarily in the New York City market representing purchasers, sellers, lenders, condo, and coop boards, when presented with the opportunity to improve an aspect of the lending process, Stuart did not hesitate.  With New York City having the highest concentration of condominium

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