CBRE Heads Freddie Mac’s Top 2018 Multifamily Lenders
Freddie Mac Multifamily leads the industry with $78 billion in total production last year, financing roughly 860,000 rental units, and establishing a new high water mark. The previous record was set in 2017, when $73.2 billion in multifamily loans were issued.
Freddie Mac Multifamily’s John Cannon says, “Freddie Mac Multifamily’s mission of making rental housing more accessible and affordable would not be possible without the best network of lenders in the mortgage banking industry. Our lenders are working every day to meet the challenges of the market, and together we are achieving great things for borrowers. We congratulate all of our multifamily lenders and look forward to our continued collaboration in 2019.”
The McLean, VA-based agency notes more than 90% of eligible units were affordable to low- and moderate-income households earning up to 120% of area median income.
Topping the list of Freddie Mac Multifamily lenders by volume in 2018 was Los Angeles-based CBRE at $13.69 billion. The top 10 list also included:
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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