The Company Operates Under Three Verticals: Real estate, Financial Services And Investments & Credit


The company has been involved in the development and management of real estate projects and is developing various premium residential and commercial properties in Mumbai, Kolkata, and Chennai, as well as a township in the heart of Raipur city. Crest has completed the largest retail-led-mixed use development project in Chennai, which is spread over 20 acres and includes a one and a half million sqft mall, residential buildings, and a design boutique hotel. Crest group has delivered projects of over 10 million sq. ft. across India.

Crest is also actively involved in financial services including asset management business and has successfully built various businesses in this area. The company has a joint venture with the International Tullet Prebon group; Prebon Yamane India is amongst the premier inter-bank dealers in the space of government securities, corporate bonds, derivatives and forward foreign exchange.

While continuing to invest in and build businesses which create value, Crest group has a stake in Tamarind Global Services Private Limited, a prominent inbound travel and event management company in India. It has made an investment in Phoenix Marketcity Pune, an integrated mixed-use development.

At Crest, we continually build on our knowledge, relationships, and competencies to provide enhanced value to our partners including our investors, the companies in which we invest, and other key stakeholders.


Mr. Vasudeo R Galkar – Chairman

Mr. Vasudeo R Galkar B.Com, LLB, FCA, was former Executive Director (Investments) of Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) 33 years of service out of which 13 years in Investment Department. He has vast experience in the field of finance, accounts and audit. He is also on the Board of SBICAP Securities Limited. He is a Partner of M/s. Sarda & Pareek, Chartered Accountants.

Mr. Vijay Choraria – Managing Director

Mr. Vijay Choraria is Managing Director of Crest Ventures Limited, a Non-Banking Finance Company. He has served as an Independent Director on the Board of several prominent companies and on the Executive Committee of Bombay Stock Exchange. Mr. Vijay Choraria has over 25 years of experience in the real estate and financial sector having guided the group business in various verticals including Joint Venture with leading International groups. He is a Chartered Accountant and Bachelor in General Law by qualification.

Mr. Mahesh Shirodkar

Mr. Mahesh Shirodkar has over 30 years of experience in the inbound and outbound global travel and tourism industry. He is the Managing Director of Tamarind Global Services Private Limited, a focussed destination and event management company. He is also on the Board of Bling Entertainment Solutions Private Limited. He was the former Managing Director of Tours Club Private Limited which he ran successfully for over two decades and also held the position of Senior Vice President at Kuoni Travels (India) Limited.

Mr. Mohindar Kumar

Mr. Mohindar Kumar has over 35 years rich and vibrant experience in RBI Regulations. He  had  a career  span  of over 32 years with Reserve Bank of India, of  which  he worked in the financial system and had leadership role for  19  years.  He   had   been   part  of   the   various  working  groups  and committees of  RBI formed for financial regulations. Presently, he has been involved in advisory services to some of the largest NBFCs and consultancy firms on the RBI Regulations.

Mr. Rajeev Sharma

Mr. Rajeev Sharma is a Chartered Accountant, Company Secretary, Cost & Works Accountant, Post Graduate in Law, Certified Information System Auditor and Certified Fraud Examiner. He has over 27 years of experience in Consulting, IT and Outsourcing Industry and has been involved in large IT projects and has deep domain knowledge. He is the promoter of OSource India, a leading provider of outsourcing and technology solutions. He has been awarded for “30 Most Talented Leaders (Outsourcing Industry) by Asia BPO Summit 2013-14 and for “Excellence & Leadership in Outsourcing” by Asia BPO Summit 2014-15.

Ms. Sheetal Kapadia

Ms. Sheetal Kapadia has been an integral part of the financial services sector for the last 19 years. Having done her MBA in finance and CFA, Ms Sheetal Kapadia not only has a great business sense, but also immense in-depth technical knowledge about the financial markets. With her skills and foresight she has successfully driven a dynamic team and also built great professional and personal relationships in the fraternity. She has been a part of Crest Finserv Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Crest Ventures Limited since inception.