Brian oversees the global Debt & Structured Finance practice at CBRE. Under his leadership, more than 220 professionals worldwide originated nearly $53 billion in 2020 with 400 different lenders. Loan sizes ranged from less than $1million to $1 billion plus. Additionally, this practice maintains a loan services portfolio of over $269 billion globally.
Brian has extensive experience in the origination, structuring, placement, closing and servicing of commercial real estate debt for life insurance companies, pension funds, banks, debt funds, Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, FHA and CMBS. He is the past Chairman (2019/2020) of the Mortgage Bankers Association and currently serves on CBRE’s Americas Executive Committee.
Brian began his career with Coldwell Banker Commercial in 1981 in Southern California and became a senior real estate finance officer in the firm’s La Jolla, California, office.