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Connect CRE Introduces the Top Mortgage Brokers and Lenders Awards Program

For commercial real estate professionals on the lending side of the industry, 2020 was both an especially fruitful year and an especially challenging one. That’s why we at Connect Commercial Real Estate chose now to expand from our annual Top Broker Awards into the first-ever Top Mortgage Brokers and Lenders awards program.

As with our other awards programs, we’re asking for your input to help us recognize the past year’s lending stars. We’ll be making our selections from among nominations of capital markets professionals at services firms, banks, insurance companies, alternative lenders and other organizations providing CRE debt.

And as with our other awards programs, we intend to recognize 10 winners from each of the regions we cover. That means brokers and lenders in California; Texas; New York/Tri-State; Chicago/Midwest; Boston/New England; Washington, DC; Atlanta/Southeast; Florida/Gulf Coast; Phoenix/Southwest; and Seattle/Northwest, as well as those who are active nationally. We’ll make our final selections based on 2020 dollar volume.

If you know a lending professional or team who excelled last year, we’d like to hear from you. Click here to submit a nomination. Deadline for submissions is June 4.


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About Paul Bubny

Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces. Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications. Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).

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