Real Estate Investment & Development Organization

REIDO was established to complement the Real Estate Concentration offered through the GW MBA program. It aims to further familiarize students who have a common interest in real estate investment and development with real estate issues and organizations in the Washington DC area. REIDO is also dedicated to providing students with relevant events throughout the academic year with which to enrich their academic experience at the business school, and serves as a link to GW alumni in the real estate industry. The club is open to all GW MBA students interested in real estate investment or development.




Eli W. Pridonoff

Eli Pridonoff is a second-year MBA candidate focusing on real estate and finance. This summer, Eli interned with Beekman Advisors, a boutique M&A advisory specializing in commercial real estate and real estate finance.  Prior to business school he was a technology leader for GE Digital.  Prior to GE Digital, he led a team of Solution Architects at Sisense, a highly successful, business analytics start-up.  Eli holds a B.S. in Accounting from Miami University and is currently a CFA Level 1 candidate.


Executive Vice President

Kellen Curry

Kellen Curry serves as Vice President of the Real Estate Investment and Development Organization. Prior to GWU, Kellen was a US Air Force Cyber Security Weapons Systems Procurement Officer where he worked with leading defense firms such as Raytheon and Lockheed-Martin to deliver critical cyber capabilities. Kellen also completed multiple assignments in Afghanistan where he worked on various nation building initiatives. An active real estate entrepreneur, Kellen’s experience includes licensed real estate agent in Virginia, local property owner and co-founder in a private equity venture focusing on multi-family properties. As a native Oklahoman and avid college football fan, Kellen enjoys Autumn Saturdays. Boomer Sooner!


VP Finance

Sebastian Borja

Sebastian Borja is a second-year MBA student at GWSB. During his studies at GWSB he has taken the VP of Finance role under the Real Estate Investment & Development Organization. Prior to GWSB, Sebastian worked as a Structural Engineer for Inmocomex, a Real Estate Development company in Quito, Ecuador. He holds a BS in Civil Engineering from Drexel University.