Caitlin Francis
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson


Caitlin is a trusted real estate professional with a solid track record in the hospitality sector. She specializes in deal origination, strategic relationship building, and cross-boarder cross-cultural transactions.

Prior to joining Modern Spaces, Caitlin served as a US representative of the Sahara India Pariwar Group, an Indian real estate and media conglomerate. She manages Sahara’s ownership interest in both the iconic Plaza Hotel and the Dream Downtown hotel in New York. In 2012, she played a key role in the successful acquisition of both The Plaza Hotel and the Dream Downtown hotel in New York followed by a $1bn refinance of these two assets.

Other than her expertise in the hospitality sector, she has established over the years an impressive network of real estate financing institutions such as banks and private equities.

Prior to her career in real estate, Caitlin was a key member of a New York based venture capitalist fund where she helped raise over $100m in capital for investment in technology start ups.

Born and raised in New York, she has deep knowledge of both residential and commercial real estate markets in Greater New York. Caitlin received a B.S. degree in Business Management from Arizona State University. Outside of work, Caitlin enjoys traveling and spending quality time with her family and two dogs.