Bill Weber, Henry Stimler, Ari Schwartzbard and Clifford Welden
Focuses on value-add multifamily investments
Specializes in large, complex financing assignments
Newmark’s Capital Markets Strategies group was one of the firm’s top producing multifamily finance teams in 2021, closing over $3.8 billion of multifamily debt and equity financing. Formed in 2018, the group consists of former principal lenders with more than 15 years of experience at financial institutions including Cantor Fitzgerald, Credit Suisse, Bank of America and Fitch Ratings. The Capital Markets Strategies team specializes in large, complex financing assignments, offering options through Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in addition to acting as advisor for bank, insurance, debt fund and CMBS executions and preferred and LP equity investments.
Newmark Capital Markets Strategies focuses on value-add multifamily investments, helping their clients rehabilitate older multifamily buildings to improve the quality of life for tenants and surrounding communities.
At the start of the pandemic, the team closed the largest multifamily transaction in the firm’s history, providing financing for Harbor Group International’s $1.85-billion acquisition of the Aragon Multifamily Portfolio. In 2021, the team arranged $364 million in financing to facilitate Harbor Group’s $475-million acquisition of the Dasmen Multifamily Portfolio in the Carolinas. More recently, the team oversaw the sale and financing of GVA’s $457-million acquisition of the Cedar Grove Multifamily Portfolio.
These are some of the reasons we selected Weber, Stimler, Schwartzbard and Welden for inclusion in the Connect CRE Top Mortgage Brokers and Lenders Awards. These awards recognize industry professionals who have demonstrated the highest standards in commercial real estate finance.
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