Located in Seattle, James Bach has led and co-led capitalization of over $9 billion in commercial mortgages and equity investments through relationships with multiple correspondent life insurance companies, banks, pension funds, CMBS, agency lenders (Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and FHA-HUD), and other institutional investors.
Mr. Bach focuses on institutional multifamily debt & equity placement, but has extensive experience in all asset types including but not limited to retail, office, industrial, hotel, and land acquisition.
Mr. Bach joined CBRE in 2005. Prior to joining CBRE, he acquired & disposed of commercial properties and syndicated loans for MetLife/GE Capital. Mr. Bach was born and raised in the Seattle area, is an Eagle Scout, and served as the City of Bellevue Planning Commissioner from 2003 to 2008.
- University of Washington, Bachelor of Arts; Business
- Certificate in Commercial Real Estate, University of Washington
- City of Bellevue Planning Commissioner (2003-2008)
- Eagle Scout, Board of Directors - Chief Seattle Council, BSA
Pacific Northwest Multifamily Debt & Structured Finance
Specializing in multifamily debt and equity originations across the region, our Team consists of 4 highly experienced production professionals with a track record of efficiently meeting clients’ finance requirements over a combined 50+ years, 40+ of which have been at CBRE. Our Team provides the benefit of strong debt and equity relationships, with an expertise in the multifamily space across multiple markets.
Since the Team’s formation in 2021, we set out a goal to positively impact our cities by creating debt and equity solutions for our clients. Each financing is an opportunity to serve clients as a trusted capital advisor. We focus on maximizing the value of real estate investments by not only achieving the best financing available in the marketplace, but also by presenting capital solutions customized to meet clients’ short- and long-term strategic goals and objectives.
As part of CBRE, the Team leverages its access to the vast resources of the CBRE platform. CBRE’s capabilities extend broader and deeper than any other real estate services provider, so we can provide unparalleled tools and resources, leverage, credibility, market coverage and local expertise. The Team’s strong relationships combined with CBRE’s seamless platform provide clients access to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac as well as institutional lenders such as Life Companies, Debt Funds, and domestic and international banks.
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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.
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Transactions completed since 2021
Total consideration since 2021
- Pastakia & Associates
- Rise Properties
- Wallace Properties
- Sound West Group
- Onelin Capital Corporation
- Pacific Development Partners
- Balance Capital
- Security Properties
- Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac/FHA-HUD
- Northwest Mutual
- Pacific Life