Sam van Praag

Head of Origination (Commercial Real Estate)

Sam is responsible for deal origination, deal negotiation and the ongoing management of key client relationships within our Commercial Real Estate portfolio.

Prior to joining Merricks Capital, Sam was Head of Origination for IDA Property Group, a private equity real estate and advisory firm based in Melbourne.

Sam also has over 14 years’ experience working in real estate private equity and credit markets across both Australia and New Zealand priding himself on having strong and enduring relationships within the industry.

Sam holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand.