Electra Capital Taps Eugene Rutenberg as Managing Director in South Florida
Electra Capital, a boutique lender specializing in flexible, short-term multifamily financing solutions has tapped Eugene Rutenberg as managing director. In his new role, Rutenberg will be responsible for sourcing, credit analysis, pricing, structuring, and closing debt and equity transactions.
Prior to joining Electra, Rutenberg served as Senior Vice President of Originations at Inland Mortgage Capital, where he was responsible for more than 40% of total production volume and opened several key markets to IMC including San Diego, Los Angeles and San Francisco as well as the state of Hawaii. Prior to Inland, Rutenberg was a Director at Continental Partners, where he originated debt and equity nationwide for all property types and worked closely with both Sponsors and capital sources such as Life Companies, CMBS Conduits, Banks, Bridge Funds, REITs and Private Money Lenders.
“We are thrilled to welcome Eugene onboard,” said Samuel Greenblatt, president and CEO at Electra Capital. “With over a decade of experience in the industry, Eugene offers a breadth of knowledge along with an extensive network of CRE relationships. In his career thus far, Eugene has financed over $500 million of complex floating- and fixed-rate commercial real estate transactions.”
David Cohen is Southeast Editorial Director at Connect Commercial Real Estate. David is a media veteran with more than 10 years of experience in journalism, copywriting and communications across a variety of roles. He is responsible for covering commercial real estate news and trends in the Southeast, Florida, Washington D.C. and Boston at Connect CRE as well as specializing in the Student Housing sector.
Prior to joining Connect, David was the editor of Northeast Real Estate Business magazine and Student Housing Business magazine at France Media as well as spending time freelancing for ESPN and the Associated Press in the fast-paced field of live sports event production. He is also an owner and investor in multifamily real estate in Atlanta, GA.
David currently resides in Atlanta and graduated from the College of Communication & Information at the University of Tennessee Knoxville.