3rd Annual Fall Financing Commercial Real Estate Forum | NEW YORK
Join more than 200 commercial real estate finance leaders for a targeted half-day event, calling on the industry’s most dynamic players nationwide to share their insights on the state of lending.Register
Hear the industry’s most active players discuss trouble spots in the market; what transactions traditional and non-traditional lenders are financing and why; and the debate over a bank’s balance sheet loan vs. a CMBS execution vs. a life company’s financing. Additionally, hear directly from owners on what they look for in a capital source.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
- Lenders/Investors • Debt Brokers • Rating Agencies • Title Insurance Companies • Mortgage Servicers • Owners/Operators • Law Firms • Accounting Firms • Other Professional Services Firms • Students
At Amherst Capital, our goal is to develop a best-in-class real estate asset management firm by leveraging technology, data, and analytics. Most investors value real estate assets in a fairly antiquated process but we have a team that has developed analytical tools and models that inform our decision making process. With this team behind us, we marry our fundamental real-estate expertise with cutting-edge analytics to seek to provide excellent outcomes for both borrowers and investors.
Berkadia, a joint venture of Berkshire Hathaway and Jefferies Financial Group, is a leader in the commercial real estate industry, offering a robust suite of services to our multifamily and commercial property clients. Powered by deep relationships and industry-changing technology, our people sell, finance, and service commercial real estate, providing support for the entire life cycle of our clients’ assets. Berkadia advisors have the expertise to handle a range of commercial real estate needs, with teams specializing in Seniors Housing & Healthcare, Manufactured Housing, Affordable Housing, Hotels & Hospitality, Student Housing, and Land Services. Our unique ownership structure allows us to put the client’s interests first and creates a marketplace that delivers a superior experience.
J.P. Morgan Chase’s Commercial Real Estate Banking businesses include Real Estate Banking, Commercial Term Lending, and Community Development Banking, which serve a diverse set of Commercial Real Estate (CRE) clients, from individual CRE owners and investors to large sophisticated corporate CRE clients. We provide clients the financial resources they need for projects large and small through a hands-on, local-market approach, ensuring efficiency and certainty of execution in any cycle. We also connect CRE clients to the resources, expertise and comprehensive lineup of products and services from across the firm.
Kramer Levin has one of the largest and most sophisticated real estate and land use practices in New York City. We’ve been involved in many of the city’s major development projects over the past 40 years. Whether developing, repositioning, buying, selling or financing a property; creating a condominium structure; or devising a tax-efficient strategy, clients rely on our real estate, land use and environmental lawyers to provide results-oriented counsel.
Mack Real Estate Credit Strategies, L.P. (“MRECS”) is the commercial real estate lending and debt investment business affiliated with Mack Real Estate Group (“MREG”), an integrated real estate investor, developer and operator. MRECS has established itself as a preferred alternative lender and capital provider for sponsors of high quality commercial real estate across the U.S. MRECS is led by Richard Mack, Peter Sotoloff and other senior team members and is supported by deeply experienced investment, asset management and originations professionals.
Founded in 2004, MRC is a New York City-based real estate private equity firm focused on real estate equity and debt investment strategies. The firm manages investments in the United States on behalf of a global investor base consisting of corporate and public pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, university endowments, foundations, fund of funds, family offices, and high net worth individuals. To date, MRC and its affiliates have invested in more than $8.0 billion of transactions in the multifamily, retail, office, industrial and hotel sectors. Equity real estate strategies include opportunistic and value-added investments as well as ground-up development, and debt strategies include construction and acquisition lending, special situation financing, and debt acquisitions. MRC is a vertically integrated firm with over 100 professionals across all real estate investment and development disciplines. Among other industry recognitions MRC has been named to the Commercial Observer’s prestigious “Power 100” list of New York City real estate players and was cited among the top construction lenders in New York City for 2017.
Founded in 1991, Meridian Capital Group is America’s most active deal maker and one of the nation’s leading commercial real estate finance, investment sales and retail leasing advisors. In 2017, Meridian closed over 3,000 transactions across more than 200 unique lenders and sold nearly $1 billion in commercial property. Meridian represents many of the world’s leading real estate investors and developers and the company’s expansive platform has specialized practices for a broad array of property types including office, retail, multifamily, hotel, mixed-use, industrial, and healthcare and senior housing properties. Meridian is headquartered in New York City with offices in New Jersey, Maryland, Illinois, Ohio, Florida
With approximately 1,000 lawyers in 16 offices across the U.S., Asia, and Europe, Morrison & Foerster offers clients a comprehensive platform of global legal services, including extensive capabilities in the areas of real estate, real estate finance, REIT'S, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, tax, regulatory & compliance, litigation, and project finance, among many others. Morrison & Foerster’s Real Estate Group provides legal services for all aspects of real estate acquisition, investment, development, financing, ownership, leasing, and operation. In particular, we regularly assist our clients in debt and equity transactions covering virtually all real estate product types. In an era in which the real estate industry has become increasingly global and oriented towards capital markets, we are able to provide our clients with the most effective legal representation, notwithstanding the location, size, staffing needs, or time constraints of any transaction. To ensure effective geographic coverage for our clients, real estate lawyers are resident in most of the firm’s major offices. Additionally, the lawyers in our Real Estate Group work in cooperation with our colleagues in the firm’s financial transactions, tax, securities, corporate law, bankruptcy, litigation, and other practice areas to bring the full resources of the firm to bear in addressing the needs of our clients.
Newmark Knight Frank ("NKF"), operated by Newmark Group, Inc. ("Newmark Group") (NASDAQ: NMRK), is one of the world's leading and most trusted commercial real estate advisory firms, offering a complete suite of services and products for both owners and occupiers. Together with London-based partner Knight Frank and independently-owned offices, NKF's 16,000 professionals serve from approximately 430 offices on six continents. NKF’s investor/owner services and products include investment sales, agency leasing, property management, valuation and advisory, diligence, underwriting, government-sponsored enterprise lending, loan servicing, debt and structured finance and loan sales. Occupier services and products include tenant representation, real estate management technology systems, workplace and occupancy strategy, global corporate services consulting, project management, lease administration and facilities management. For further information, visit www.ngkf.com.
PGIM Real Estate Finance, the commercial mortgage business of PGIM, the trillion-dollar global investment management business of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU), is an international full-service, commercial, multifamily, and agricultural mortgage finance business with $88.9 billion in assets under management and administration as of June 30, 2017. Leveraging a 140-year history of real estate finance, the company offers one of the most comprehensive lines of real estate finance products and originates loans for Fannie Mae DUS®, Freddie Mac and specialized affordable housing programs; FHA; Prudential’s general account; and other institutional investors. For more information, please visit pgimref.com
Starwood Property Trust (NYSE: STWD), an affiliate of global private investment firm Starwood Capital Group, is the largest commercial mortgage real estate investment trust in the United States. The Company’s core business focuses on originating, acquiring, financing and managing commercial mortgage loans and other commercial real estate debt and equity investments. With total capital deployed since inception of over $41 billion, Starwood Property Trust continues to solidify its position as one of the premier real estate finance companies in the country.
Stroock is a national law firm providing strategic advice to leading financial institutions, multinationals and entrepreneurs in the U.S. and globally. Nationally recognized for its sophistication and deep bench, our 80+ member real estate team is a leader in the field, possessing deep market relationships. Developers, institutional investors, sovereign wealth funds, financial institutions, REITs and operators rely on us to help them with all their real estate investment and operations needs. We regularly assist clients with office buildings, regional malls, hotels, self-storage, senior housing and assisted living facilities, shopping centers, residential developments, industrial parks, warehouses and every other type of property. With over 140 years of insight and experience in all aspects of commercial real estate law, we get today’s deals done.
TD Bank operates in more than 1,200 locations Maine to Florida, and offers a wide array of corporate, commercial and small business banking and loan products including business checking accounts, corporate credit cards, cash management and payment processing, working capital loans, commercial real estate mortgages, bond purchases and equipment leases. Visit www.tdbank.com for more information.
Trimont Real Estate Advisors (trimontrea.com) is a real estate financial services provider with over $137 billion of client assets under management, providing services to commercial lenders and investors since 1988. Trimont is the leading provider of asset management, servicing, underwriting and advisory solutions to commercial real estate clients around the world. The firm has approximately 220 employees among six offices in Atlanta, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, London and Amsterdam. From these offices, Trimont has managed approximately $333 billion of invested capital for clients on more than 22,000 assets with $583 billion of property value.
Operating throughout the United States, as well as Canada and the United Kingdom Wells Fargo Commercial Real Estate delivers a comprehensive platform of financing and banking products for experienced commercial real estate companies including balance sheet lending, CMBS origination and distribution, loan servicing, agency financing for multifamily properties, and debt and equity capital for affordable housing. Visit wellsfargo.com/realestate.