About | NTrust - The Lease Data Specialists

Technology enabled, Real Estate focused, and Quality obsessed… these are what set NTrust apart from our competition.

Overview

Services Engineered to DeliverTM

Founded in 1997 as a software development company, NTrust has evolved into an Integrated Technology enabled Services and Software company. We bring an Engineering approach to all our services in order to provide consistency, accuracy, and scalability.

NTrust Quick Facts:

All of NTrust’s services are process not people driven. This means that we focus on client specific documentation which we store in a centralized Knowledgebase, use multiple Quality Assurance checks, measure accuracy and productivity at the level of the individual, and provide feedback in the form of detailed reports with meaningful metrics.

It also means that each service, from Lease Abstraction through Lease Administration to Lease Accounting and Reporting is "Engineered to Deliver" – Accuracy, Consistency, and Actionable insight.

And NTrust can deliver globally; we provide services to clients worldwide including service REITs, Owner/Developers, Landlords, Large Multi-National Corporations, and CRE Service Providers.

Overview

Who We Are

NTrust is made up of 500 professionals…accountants, lease administrators, abstraction specialists, language specialists, quality managers, software developers, infrastructure and network administrators, and management…focused solely on providing services and software to Corporate and Commercial Real Estate Clients. We have a worldwide footprint and have worked with clients from China, Russia, and Japan to Dubai and UAE to the UK and Eurozone to Mexico, Argentina, and Brazil. Our project managers travel the global to make sure we understand what our client’s needs are and how we can best fulfill them.

As a team of professionals we are always focused on Professional Development. Hence our memberships in BOMA, ICSC, NAREIT, NAIOP, and Corenet not to mention our partnership with IIM Roorki to create an MBA program for our supervisors and managers.

NTrust is also a proud partner of MRI Software and Oracle/JD Edwards Real Estate Management

All our team members work on reducing wasted steps, streamlining processes, removing bottlenecks, and optimizing the results we deliver. This is the essence of what it is to be part of NTrust and creating “Services Engineered to Deliver.”

And our management team, including both middle and top management, has an average tenure of 12 years. Which is truly a testament to excellent management techniques and growing with a company that is committed to excellence.

Executive Bios

Sri Ramachandran - CEO & President

Sri Ramachandran founded NTrust Infotech to specialize in outsourcing services for the real estate industry. He has over 26 years of Information Technology and business process outsourcing experience for a range of industries. Sri’s vision for NTrust is to apply an “Engineering Approach” to ensure scalability and reliability in all its service offerings... (Click here for more)

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Sri Ramachandran - CEO & President
Sri Ramachandran founded NTrust Infotech to specialize in outsourcing services for the real estate industry. He has over 26 years of Information Technology and business process outsourcing experience for a range of industries. Sri’s vision for NTrust is to apply an "Engineering Approach" to ensure scalability and reliability in all its service offerings.

In 2003 he saw an opportunity to create finely honed back office service offerings in the commercial/corporate real estate space (CRE) and focused all of NTrust’s resources on achieving best in class services in Lease Administration, Abstraction, Data maintenance, and Portfolio Analytics. His vision has built NTrust into the largest CRE-only back office services company operating internationally in 40 different languages.

In his earlier venture SIGMA Project Services which focused on IT services he grew the company to a 250 person company in 18 months and a leading CRM implementation company. Prior to that, as the head of the North American Operations for Pentafour Software, he grew that business to $100M annual revenue in 3 years.

Sri has a master’s degree in computer applications from NIT-Trichy, India and MBA from Anderson School of Management at UCLA.

Richard (Rick) Platzek - Chief Marketing Officer

Rick started with NTrust in 2000, working as Vice President of Business Development. In that role he was responsible for a range of activities from direct sales and marketing to account and project management. Having come from an advertising agency (TAG) where he spent 5 years developing web and direct marketing programs for a range of clients ... (Click here for more)

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Richard (Rick) Platzek - Chief Marketing Officer
Rick started with NTrust in 2000, working as Vice President of Business Development. In that role he was responsible for a range of activities from direct sales and marketing to account and project management. Having come from an advertising agency (TAG) where he spent 5 years developing web and direct marketing programs for a range of clients including CIGNA Health, Safeguard Health, Epson, and Jaka Foods, Rick applied the techniques he developed at TAG to help grow NTrust into the leader in back office services for the commercial real estate sector.

During his tenure with NTrust, Rick has acted as Account Manager for a range of clients including Houghton Mifflin Publishing, Qwest, McKechnie Aerospace, Realty Income, PetSmart, Allegis Worldwide, Hanes, and others. His knowledge of business models in commercial real estate, retail, restaurants, and specialty manufacturing allow him to work directly with SMEs in a range of industries.

Rick received his bachelor’s degree from UC Berkeley, and earned an MBA from the Merage School of Business at UC Irvine.

Tom Scott - Senior Vice President Commercial Real Estate

Tom has over 25 years of experience as a consultant to the Real Estate industry, as well as, being a former property & asset manager. Prior to joining NTrust, Tom was the Chief Operating Officer of AMP Technologies, a SaaS platform focused on real estate asset management. Prior to AMP Technologies, Tom was Senior Vice President of Zenta ... (Click here for more)

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Tom Scott - Senior Vice President Commercial Real Estate
Tom has over 25 years of experience as a consultant to the Real Estate industry, as well as, being a former property & asset manager. Prior to joining NTrust, Tom was the Chief Operating Officer of AMP Technologies, a SaaS platform focused on real estate asset management. Prior to AMP Technologies, Tom was Senior Vice President of Zenta (Acquired by Accenture in 2012), a leading commercial real estate BPO firm. Prior to Zenta, Tom was a Partner with Ernst & Young International, and founded their Asia Pacific Real Estate Operations practice.

Tom has extensive knowledge of the Real Estate operations focusing on property operations, and accounting including portfolio management, asset management and property management, development, acquisitions, valuations and financial modeling. Tom has significant knowledge of real estate systems including Yardi, CTI, MRI, JD Edwards/PeopleSoft/Oracle, SAP, and Argus.

Tom has a Bachelor’s of Science in Economics and a Bachelor’s of Science in Programming and Data Processing both from the University of Southern California (USC).

Ramki Krishnamoorthy - Vice President Lease Administration Solutions

Ramki has over 20 years of experience and joined NTrust in 1997. During his career Ramki has served as Systems Analyst at Reynolds and Reynolds, Siebel Implementation Specialist for Mascon Global Services and Solutions Architect for Enterprise Data Services at AT&T Wireless. ... (Click here for more)

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Ramki Krishnamoorthy - Vice President Lease Administration Solutions
Ramki has over 20 years of experience and joined NTrust in 1997. During his career Ramki has served as Systems Analyst at Reynolds and Reynolds, Siebel Implementation Specialist for Mascon Global Services and Solutions Architect for Enterprise Data Services at AT&T Wireless.

As a certified Teradata Design Architect & Informix Database Specialist, Ramki’s core expertise is in Data Architecture with specific focus in Data Migration, Cleansing and Data Quality. Ramki was the primary member of the Enterprise Data Services team guiding the team through Data Integration and Quality for various strategic initiatives at AT&T including 2.5 G/3G Data Warehouse and Billing Consolidation during AT & T Wireless & Cingular merger, and integrating Siebel and Order Processing System data to an Enterprise Data Store.

Beginning 2006, Ramki’s primary focus at NTrust was to build a team for providing KPO services focusing on Lease Abstraction, Lease Administration and Accounting services including year-end recoveries including CAM/INS and TAX reconciliations. Ramki’s extensive data migration and architecture knowledge helped manage several data migration and validation efforts for various clients in Yardi, MRI & JD Edwards.

Ramki currently manages Lease Abstraction, Administration, Accounting, and Recoveries engagments for several clients including large US Retail REITs, large Institutional Investors, European REITs, and Retail Chains. He is also responsible for forming and managing a team to perform Internal Risk Assessment & Mitigation plans that covers all the work performed by NTrust and several other strategic internal initiatives. Ramki received his Bachelor’s degree from University of Madras with major in Physics and Advanced Systems Management Diploma from National Institute of Information Technology, India.

Ramesh Narayanan -Vice President Lease Administration Solutions

Ramesh Narayanan has been a key part of NTrust for over 17 years. His focus on the CRE space began in 2003 and allowed him to leverage his technical and project management skills to create robust lease/property administration solutions for a range of clients. Prior NTrust Ramesh was involved in ERP implementations for a variety of clients including: TRW... (Click here for more)

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Ramesh Narayanan -Vice President Lease Administration Solutions
Ramesh Narayanan has been a key part of NTrust for over 17 years. His focus on the CRE space began in 2003 and allowed him to leverage his technical and project management skills to create robust lease/property administration solutions for a range of clients. Prior NTrust Ramesh was involved in ERP implementations for a variety of clients including: TRW, Flextronics and United Defense. Ramesh is currently working on the Lease Administration, Lease accounting, Data Migration and Custom Report development solutions for multiple NTrust Clients.

Recently Ramesh smoothly transformed the lease accounting and lease administration solutions for various clients in both Yardi and MRI systems. Ramesh was an integral part of the data transformation activities in Yardi for a client who migrated more than 200 multifamily properties, and this was accomplished in a record time. Ramesh has many success stories in setting up and executing Year-end reconciliations in Yardi, JD Edwards and MRI. Ramesh has initiated and executed many custom report development solutions for various clients including TIAA-CREF, Shorenstein, ROIC and RMR.

Ramesh has a Master’s degree in Computer applications from a premier institute, NIT-Calicut India.

Manoj Kumar - Vice President, Lease Administration and Services

Manoj has 22+ years of experience in Information and Technology Industry. Manoj joined NTrust in 1998 as Software Consultant and has been working in Commercial Real Estate Domain since 2005 onwards. ... (Click here for more)

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Manoj Kumar - Vice President, Lease Administration and Services
Manoj has 22+ years of experience in Information and Technology Industry. Manoj joined NTrust in 1998 as Software Consultant and has been working in Commercial Real Estate Domain since 2005 onwards.

Manoj and his team have worked with some of the most respected real estate organizations in the world providing them Contract abstraction services, Lease Administration, Desktop audits, Lease Data migration and data validation in different databases. Manoj is based in California and is responsible for Project planning, delivery, client satisfaction of service providers. In addition he was the Management Representative for NTrust’s ISO 9001 implementation and Information Security Officer in BS7799 Information security certification process. He has excellent knowledge of Information Security practices and technologies and experience in IT Security and IS audits.

Prior to joining NTrust, Manoj worked with Mastek Ltd. as Database Administrator and Technical support.

Manoj has engineering (B.E.) Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and Engineering from NIT-Trichy, India and is Cisco (CCNA , CCNP) , Sun Solaris (SSSA, SSNA) and Microsoft (MCP) certified.

Sivakumar (Siva) Sambasivam - Vice President, Consulting Services

Siva joined NTrust in 1998, and served as the Technical Sales Executive before being named Vice President of Consulting Services in 2011. In this role, he is responsible for Business Development, Sales, Marketing, Recruiting, HR and Immigration processing for the Consulting and Staffing Division of NTrust. ... (Click here for more)

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Sivakumar (Siva) Sambasivam - Vice President, Consulting Services
Siva joined NTrust in 1998, and served as the Technical Sales Executive before being named Vice President of Consulting Services in 2011. In this role, he is responsible for Business Development, Sales, Marketing, Recruiting, HR and Immigration processing for the Consulting and Staffing Division of NTrust.

Siva has an established career in sales and management with a strong emphasis on account ownership with high quality clients and has contributed over $50+million in revenue during his tenure at NTrust. Siva has executed numerous strategies that have proven successful in the recruitment of high level candidates. He is responsible for ensuring all human resources practices and immigration procedures are effectively followed to stay within the ever-changing employment laws and regulations.

Siva started his professional career as a software engineer prior joining NTrust. Siva holds a bachelor’s degree in electronics and communication from Coimbatore Institute of Technology.

Sameer Sarvate, PMP – Vice President, Lease Administration Services

Sameer joined NTrust in 1999 and has over 21 years of industry experience. Sameer started in NTrust as System Integration consultant. He managed a team working on an Enterprise-class real estate lease administration platform. Success in this role propelled Sameer to become the project manager in Lease Administration services. ... (Click here for more)

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Sameer Sarvate, PMP – Vice President, Lease Administration Services
Sameer joined NTrust in 1999 and has over 21 years of industry experience. Sameer started in NTrust as System Integration consultant. He managed a team working on an Enterprise-class real estate lease administration platform. Success in this role propelled Sameer to become the project manager in Lease Administration services.

For past 10 years, Sameer has successfully completed multiple global transitions of portfolios of varying size as well as managing ongoing lease administration projects. He has experience in managing retail, office, healthcare, industrial and residential leases.

Sameer is currently working on implementing lease administration services in a Large Healthcare client.

Sameer has a Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems from American Sentinel University, Colorado.

Radha Krishnaraj - Vice President Solutions & Technology

Radha Krishnaraj has been a member of the NTrust Infotech team since 2000 and has over 20 years of software industry experience. Radha was a Solutions Architect Project Manager prior to his current role at NTrust. In the last 7 years a significant amount of his experience has been concentrated on designing, developing and implementing a suite... (Click here for more)

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Radha Krishnaraj - Vice President Solutions & Technology
Radha Krishnaraj has been a member of the NTrust Infotech team since 2000 and has over 20 years of software industry experience. Radha was a Solutions Architect Project Manager prior to his current role at NTrust. In the last 7 years a significant amount of his experience has been concentrated on designing, developing and implementing a suite of tools for providing an efficient lease administration, abstraction and document management platform for NTrust clients.

Radha leads a team of designers, analysts, developers and QA resources and was instrumental in creating REAP and REmaap, the flagship products of NTrust. Radha has over 10 years experience in the Commercial Real Estate space and has extensive knowledge in the leading property management, lease administration, and financial management solutions including Yardi, JDE, Oracle, Costar/Virtual Premise, HarborFlex, REM/LA8, and Horizon among others.

Radha has a reputation for providing management support to NTrust clients by designing and implementing solutions that have positively impacted their bottomlines. Radha has extensive knowledge of Microsoft Technologies and has provided custom solutions for a variety of industries including finance, insurance, mortgage and real estate.

Prior to NTrust Infotech Radha was working as a consultant for various clients including Los Angeles World Airports, Coldwell Banker, Cedar Sinai Hospital in the design and development of business applications.

Radha has a Bachelors of Commerce degree from Madras University and professional certification from CCIT in Computer Science.

Janakiraman Ramachandran – Chief Operating Officer

Jankiraman has over twenty five years of experience in real estate operations & manufacturing experience. He is instrumental in implementing best practices/ processes and tools that enable NTrust to consistently deliver with very high levels of accuracy... (Click here for more)

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Janakiraman Ramachandran – Chief Operating Officer
Jankiraman has over twenty five years of experience in real estate operations & manufacturing experience. He is instrumental in implementing best practices/ processes and tools that enable NTrust to consistently deliver with very high levels of accuracy.

Under his leadership, the company achieved prestigious certifications including ISO 27001 and 9001, CMMi Level 4, and SSAE 16 Type II. His background includes leadership in multidivisional international operations, and he possesses a solid knowledge of strategic planning, business development, profitability and cost improvement.

Prior to his tenure with NTrust he founded Raman Software in 1997 to provide global IT consulting services specializing in banking solutions while managing a team of over 100 consultants.

Janakiraman Ramachandran received his Mechanical Engineering graduation from one of the premier institutions in India.

Suresh Subramanian – Vice President, Development & Operations

Suresh brings more than 28 years of extensive real estate, technology and management experience to his role as Vice President - Development & Operations for NTrust’s Offshore Development Centre (ODC). Some of his successes include managing Process Compliance, Enterprise-class software application development ... (Click here for more)

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Suresh Subramanian – Vice President, Development & Operations
Suresh brings more than 28 years of extensive real estate, technology and management experience to his role as Vice President - Development & Operations for NTrust’s Offshore Development Centre (ODC). Some of his successes include managing Process Compliance, Enterprise-class software application development & Product development for leading technology companies.

Prior to joining NTrust Infotech, Suresh served for the Mahindra group of companies & PCS Industries Ltd., where he was responsible for product management, IT Infrastructure, Customer support and Professional Services. As the head of the ODC, Suresh is responsible for understanding Customer's goals & objectives and ensuring their successful achievement through the delivery of NTrust Lease Administration solutions.

His team uses mature processes to deliver the best-in-class lease administration solutions. Over the past eleven years with NTrust, he has spearheaded teams that have successfully launched various Lease Administration Solutions for clients in US, India and Europe.

Suresh has a post graduate degree in Statistics from Annamalai University.

Suresh Venkataraman - Deputy General Manager

Suresh joined NTrust in May 2003 as a Process Associate, playing various roles in assuring the delivery of high quality deliverables. Suresh was then promoted to the role of Deputy General Manager and oversees day to day operations of Lease Abstraction and Administration activities. ... (Click here for more)

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Suresh Venkataraman - Deputy General Manager
Suresh joined NTrust in May 2003 as a Process Associate, playing various roles in assuring the delivery of high quality deliverables. Suresh was then promoted to the role of Deputy General Manager and oversees day to day operations of Lease Abstraction and Administration activities.

With over 12 years of CRE experience Suresh has extensive hands-on knowledge of different Lease Types – Retail, Office, Warehouse, Tower, Parking, Easement, Service Agreements, ATM and Residential Leases.

After working extensively in Lease Abstraction for 5 years, Suresh was given the opportunity to spearhead the Lease Administration activities in 2008. He gained broad experience and worked extensively in activities covering the entire range of Lease Administration duties including Unapplied Cash Reconciliation, CAM & TAX Reconciliation, Recovery Analysis, Ongoing Lease Maintenance, Dispute Resolution. In 2010 Suresh was given the opportunity to spearhead the Property Accounting unit responsible for production of Monthly Journals, Daily Cash Reconciliation, Fixed Asset and Depreciation Schedule as well as Consolidated Financial Statement Preparation including Cash Flow and Fund Flow. Suresh has experience with a range of ERP applications including JD Edwards, Accurent LA8/REM, Harbor Flex, Costar/Virtual Premise, Yardi Voyager, MRI, BigE, and Prolease.

Promoted to Deputy General Manager (DGM) in 2013, Suresh has overall responsibility for managing the Production in LEAP division for all Strategic Business Units (SBUs).

Suresh has a Bachelor of Commerce degree and Professional Certification in Chartered Accountancy and Cost Accountancy--the equivalent of a CPA.

Sundararajan Varadarajan - Vice President, Technology

Sundar has over 17 Years of experience and joined NTrust in 2004, starting as a Senior Programmer focusing on developing tools for efficient and intuitive lease administration. ... (Click here for more)

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Sundararajan Varadarajan - Vice President, Technology
Sundar has over 17 Years of experience and joined NTrust in 2004, starting as a Senior Programmer focusing on developing tools for efficient and intuitive lease administration.

In the last 8 years a significant amount of his effort has been focused on designing and developing scalable, flexible, robust and efficient SaaS applications using a metadata driven architecture. Sundar is currently engaged in the development of the company’s long-term technology vision. He has been working closely with NTrust’s KPO division on a range of technology driven initiatives which have led to the implementation of several solutions including an enterprise-class document management system and lease abstraction tool. Currently Sundar is working with the NTrust Automation Team to automate the data upload process for a range of lease and property administration applications including Harbor Flex , Yardi, MRI, JD Edwards, BIGe , CoStar/VP and others.

Sundar is the leader in assisting NTrust technology teams with large scale data migration projects. Similar to a data architect, his role in the migration projects is to understand and document source and target applications’ underlying data structure, create mappings and business rules, and develop exception reports and verify data integrity.

As one of several enterprise-wide accomplishments, Sundar was the leader of the CMMi Level 4 certification team and put in place the processes and organizational structure to obtain this level of capability maturity.

Sundar holds Master degree from University of Madurai with major in Mathematics and Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application from American College., India.