Andrew Behrens joined CBRE in the fall of 2009 and is a member of CBRE’s elite Institutional Group, one of only 8 dedicated multifamily/Senior Housing professionals to achieve this honor. He consistently ranks within the top 1% of professionals globally in terms of production. Mr. Behrens brings with him over 30 years of multifamily experience representing both Institutional and Private Equity owners throughout the Western US. Mr. Behrens has been responsible for closing over $30 billion throughout his career, including a record setting $1.2 billion credit facility with Fannie Mae.
Mr. Behrens has intimate knowledge of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and FHA and uniquely understands each product’s specific features, allowing him to match transactions and debt accordingly. His relationships with the decision makers at the GSE’s allow him to bring a level of expertise and surety of execution to transactions that are difficult to duplicate.
Prior to joining CBRE, Mr. Behrens spent eight years with Prudential Financial as a Principal in their San Francisco office. In that role, he was responsible for delivering capital to the multifamily sector throughout the Western US. Prior to that, he spent three years with Lend Lease in the San Francisco Bay Area as a debt professional delivering agency product to the Western US marketplace.
Previous to Lend Lease, Mr. Behrens spent four years at TRI Capital, a national FHA and Freddie Mac debt provider, as Director of National Originations. Before moving his career towards mortgage banking, Mr. Behrens spent nine years with Marcus and Milllichap in San Francisco where he was a Senior Investment Associate specializing in the sale and acquisition of multifamily properties in the Western US.
Bachelor of Science in Hotel Administration from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Member of NMHC, MBA, and CMBA
Licensed California Real Estate Salesperson (Lic # 01215934)
Annually Ranked in the top .027 % of CBRE Professionals Globally
Over $30 Billion of closed Transactions
Named Most Influential Rainmaker in Debt & Equity by Globe Street 2020
Member of CBRE’s elite Institutional Group
Recipient of the CBRE Colbert Coldwell Circle award 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020
While at Prudential and Lend Lease, Mr. Behrens was consistently the top performer within the respective companies.
Acacia Capital Companies
Barry Swenson Builder
Bascom Northwest Ventures
EJ Williams Construction Company
First Republic Bank
Lend Lease REI
Pacific Coast Capital Partners
Sobrato Development Companies
Team Overview - Northern California Multifamily Debt & Structured Finance
An unwavering commitment to help you succeed.
The Northern California Multifamily Debt & Structured Finance (DSF) team consistently ranks in the top 1% of CBRE Capital Markets production nationwide. Led by Andrew Behrens and Jesse Weber, both members of CBRE’s elite Institutional Properties group, the team provides world class service in sourcing debt and equity strategies and solutions for their clients. The Northern California Multifamily DSF team is comprised of 14 dedicated professionals, who each have a specific role to maximize efficiency on every transaction.
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CBRE Debt & Structured Finance provides commercial real estate owners of all property types with creative and strategic financial solutions to meet their investment strategies.
A Strong Team Supporting You
Dedicated team of 11 professionals
Thorough and detailed financial analysis
Full Advisory Services
Complete & full market exploration
Custom Marketing Materials
Bespoke brochures and presentations
Consistently deliver a focused and fast execution
We Go Where You Go
*Gross volume 2013-present ■ States where the team has closed financing
Total Loan Volume 2013 - 2021
$700K - 700M
Range in deal size (No loan is too small or too large)
2022 Transaction Volume
Diverse Capabilities & Experience
We can handle any deal you have across a multitude of Property Types and Financing Requests with a variety of Financing Providers
Sample Lending Partners
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