Liz has worked with a variety of capital sources including Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, CMBS, life companies, and banks. Liz’s responsibilities encompass all aspects of the loan origination process including preparing financial and credit underwriting analyses, reviewing due diligence documentation, producing loan marketing materials and market research, and managing the transaction process through closing.
Prior to joining CBRE Debt & Structured Finance as an analyst, Liz served as an intern for the group where she assisted analysts with loan packages, market research, and reviewing due diligence.
Team Overview - Central Texas Debt & Structured Finance
Provides expertise across all property types and capital structures while offering clients the benefits of specialization within each property sector.
The Austin CBRE Debt & Structured Finance team includes a total of 11 professionals led by Tracy Kennedy. Since the start of 2004 through the end of 2022, the Austin CBRE Debt & Structured Finance team has arranged over $31.3 Billion in financing, facilitating 1,266 transactions nationwide with over 100 different capital sources. Annually over the past 5 years, the team has averaged $2.7 Billion in financing and 81 transactions.
The Austin DSF team is the home office for Austin and San Antonio, however, over 60% of the team’s financing assignments have been located outside of Central Texas, in primary and secondary metros in the Southeast, West, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic and Northeast as well as Houston and Dallas/Fort Worth. Further, the Austin team boasts a robust platform capable of sourcing financing across all primary commercial real estate product types including multifamily, office, retail and industrial properties.
Austin’s CBRE Debt & Structured Finance team is predicated on serving in an advisory capacity to provide its clients with the most favorable financing structure for any given assignment. In order to provide its clients with the optimal execution, the Austin DSF team maintains deep relationships with diversified debt capital sources including the GSEs, HUD/FHA, Life Companies, CMBS lenders and other alternative capital sources for conventional term financing as well as banks and specialty finance lenders for construction and interim/bridge executions. In addition to traditional debt financing, the team has significant experience in arranging equity joint ventures as well as preferred equity and mezzanine loan facilities.