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Scott Brady is a Vice Chairman and Co-Manager of CBRE Nashville’s Debt & Structured Finance (DSF) division. Mr. Brady’s primary focus is sourcing debt and equity for CBRE’s multifamily and commercial clientele on a national level. Through an extensive network of over 200 capital sources, including Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, HUD, he works extensively on permanent financing, construction financing, tax increment financing (TIF), bridge and mezzanine debt as wells as joint venture/preferred equity assignments.

Over the course his 23-year real estate career, Mr. Brady has been responsible for the origination of over $13 billion. Together with business partner K.O. Kennedy, Mr. Brady’s debt & structured finance production consistently exceeds $1.8 Billion annually, translating to over $2.5 Billion worth of real estate transactions every year. He has been named a “Top 100 Producer” within CBRE nationwide and a member of the “Colbert Caldwell Circle”.

Utilizing CBRE’s fully integrated and global platform, Mr. Brady’s clients benefit from unparalleled resources critical to the financing process. In recognition of holding primary market share within Tennessee, the DSF Nashville Office has numerous exclusive correspondent lending relationships with major life insurance companies across the United States, which translates to exclusive financing options for his clientele.

Multifamily Specialist
CBRE is a direct lender of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and FHA. As the largest non-bank originator of multifamily mortgages in the country by a great measure, CBRE is consistently Freddie Mac’s # 1 multifamily lender nationwide as well as a top 3 Fannie Mae DUS lender.

As a multifamily specialist, Mr. Brady has intimate knowledge of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac 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 is difficult to duplicate. CBRE’s Nashville DSF Team consistently produces over $1.5 billion annually in multifamily transactions alone.

Prior Experience
Prior to joining CBRE in 2007, Mr. Brady spent 10 years in the commercial real estate banking industry. Mr. Brady was a Senior Vice President overseeing Fifth Third Bank’s Middle Tennessee Commercial and Residential Real Estate Department and held other senior loan production positions with SunTrust Bank, National Bank of Commerce, and SouthTrust Bank.