Our Team

Beyond intelligence, passion, and integrity, the combination of vision, in depth financial and real estate management experience, and cultural understanding allows Taurus to meet the highest standards in the global real estate investment industry.

Taurus’ senior management team averages more than two decades of real estate experience with expertise in acquisitions, asset management, portfolio management, financing, financial reporting, construction management and development.

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 Peter A. Merrigan
Peter A. Merrigan
CEO & Managing Partner
Executive Management
Boston (HQ)
Peter Merrigan is Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner of Taurus Investment Holdings LLC.  He has overseen the acquisition and development of more than 54 million square feet of commercial space to date with a value in excess of $7.9 billion. As CEO and chairman of the firm’s Investment Committee, he has guided Taurus in…
 Erik R. Rijnbout
Erik R. Rijnbout
President
Executive Management
Boston (HQ)
As President of Taurus, Erik oversees the daily operations of Taurus worldwide, is responsible for Taurus’ Portfolio Management, consults on all new business initiatives, and supervises investment structuring and financing. In addition, Erik serves on the board of EcoSmart Solution, several real estate companies and acts as the relationship manager for the European institutional clients.…
 Linda G. Kassof
Linda G. Kassof
Chief Financial Officer
Executive Management
Maitland
As CFO, Linda Kassof is responsible for cash management, forecasting, variance, property auditing, and tax preparation supervision, as well as investor return and financial statement analysis. In addition to these duties, Ms. Kassof is on the board for a number of real estate and non-real estate organizations. Boards Taurus Euro Retail Holding Sarl Taurus Euro…

Global Advisory Board

Taurus' Global Advisory Board is comprised of a diverse group with insight from the fields of venture capital, healthcare, education, hedge funds and wealth management. The unique experience set and perspectives provided by this group will help shape Taurus in the years to come.

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Loren Bough
Alex Craig
Tiverton Investments
Tiverton Investments Alex Craig serves as an Advisory Board member at Taurus. He currently holds the position of Chief In-vestment Officer at Tiverton Investments, a family office investing in private equity, real estate, and liq-uid alternatives.
Chris Cox
Samlyn Capital Management
Christopher Cox started his career at Goldman Sachs & Co in Equity Research as a lead analyst covering Media & Entertainment. In 2003, Chris worked at Highbridge Capital Management as a Vice President on the Event Driven Relative Value team. In 2011, Chris joined Joined Samlyn Capital Management, a New York based Long Short Equity…
Rich D’Amore
North Bridge Venture Partners
Richard A. D’Amore has been a General Partner of North Bridge Venture Partners, an early-stage venture capital and growth equity firm, since co-founding the firm in 1994.  Prior to starting North Bridge, Rich was a partner at Hambro International Equity Partners.  Rich previously worked as a consultant at Bain and Company, and as a certified…
Caroline Craig
Tiverton Investments
Caroline Craig serves as an Advisory Board member at Taurus. She currently holds the position of Portfolio Manager at Tiverton Investments, a family office investing in private equity, real estate, and liquid alternatives. Caroline manages fund allocations for Tiverton. Education and Designations BA from Yale University MSc from The London School of Economics
David Kowitz
Martello Developments Ltd.
David Kowitz was the co-founder and one of the principal fund managers of Indus Capital Partners.   Founded in 2000, it is one of the largest Asian-based alternative investment managers, with assets of over $6 billion, and offices in New York, London, Tokyo, Hong Kong, and San Francisco.  He remains non-executive Chairman of the firm, though no longer has active duties there.  He is the founder and CEO of Martello Developments Ltd., a company in the homebuilding and commercial property business.   Mr. Kowitz is a minority shareholder and adviser to a number of other UK businesses, in the areas of hospitality, fine arts and collectibles, and technology.

Philanthropy & Boards

Fairlight Arts Trust Kowitz Family Foundation Principal sponsor of the Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition
William Mosakowski
Public Consulting Group, Inc.
Bill Mosakowski is Founder, President/CEO of Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG), a management advisory and business services firm serving state and local governments in the health care, social care and education sectors. PCG was founded in 1986. The firm quickly grew from a three-person operation to over 2,000 employees and over $500 million in annual…
Dmitri Shklovsky