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Bellwether Surpasses $7B in 2018 Lending

Cleveland-based Bellwether Enterprise Real Estate Capital LLC closed more than $7 billion in estimated loan volume and a servicing portfolio of $22.6 billion in 2018. This included more than 750 loans for commercial and multifamily properties in key markets across the U.S. The total loan volume was a 17% increase from 2017 for the commercial and multifamily mortgage banking subsidiary of Enterprise Community Investment Inc.

Bellwether Enterprise’s Ned Huffman says, “These results are a testament to the incredible relationships we have with our clients and lenders, and the effort the whole Bellwether Enterprise team has put into fostering and growing these connections.”

The 2018 breakdown encompassed:

  • Roughly 310 loans in the Eastern region, totaling more than $2.6 billion
  • Nearly 115 loans in the Southeastern region, totaling more than $1 billion
  • More than 100 loans in the Central region, totaling in excess $888 million
  • Nearly 135 loans in the Western region, totaling more than $1.78 billion
  • Affordable Group closed nearly 100 loans, with a total loan volume of more than $700.8 million.

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Dennis Kaiser is Vice President of Content and Public Relations for Connect Commercial Real Estate. Dennis is a communications leader with more than 30 years of experience including as a journalist and in corporate and agency marketing communications roles. He is responsible for Connect’s client content operations and is involved in a range of initiatives ranging from content strategy, message development, copywriting, media relations, social media and content marketing services. In his most recent corporate communications roles, he led a regional public relations effort across Southern California for CBRE, played a key marketing role on JLL’s national retail team, and was responsible for directing the global public relations effort at ValleyCrest, the nation’s largest commercial landscape services company. In addition to his vast commercial real estate experience, Dennis has worked on communications and launch strategies for a number of residential projects such as Disney’s Celebration in Florida, Ritter Ranch in Palmdale California (7,200 homes, 22,000 acres), WaterColor in Florida and PremierGarage in Phoenix. Dennis’s agency background included firms such as Idea Hall and Macy + Associates. He has earned an outstanding reputation with organization leaders as a trusted advisor, strategic program implementer, consensus builder and exceptional collaborator. Dennis has developed and managed national communications programs for Fortune 500 companies to start-ups, both public and private. He’s successfully worked with journalists across the globe representing clients involved in major-breaking news stories, product launches, media tours, and company news announcements. Dennis has been involved in a host of charitable and community organizations including the American Cancer Society, Easter Seals, BoyScouts, Chrysalis Foundation, Freedom For Life, HOLA, L.A.’s BEST, Reach Out and Read, Super Bowl Host Committee, and Thunderbirds Charities.

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