NY Mortgage Trust Adds CREFC’s Pendergast to Board
Lisa Pendergast, executive director of the Commercial Real Estate Finance Council, has joined the board of directors at New York Mortgage Trust. She has served as head of the 9,000-member trade organization since September 2016.
Before joining CREFC, Pendergast was managing director of the CMBS strategies and risk division at Jefferies LLC. Prior to her seven-year tenure with Jefferies, she was a managing director with RBS Greenwich Capital and Prudential Securities.
Steven Mumma, chairman and CEO of the REIT, said that Pendergast’s 30-plus years’ experience in the commercial and residential real estate markets “will be of great benefit to the company and board.”
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 GlobeSt.com 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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