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How Big is Small Cap Multifamily?

A closer look at the multifamily housing inventory in the United States and the size of the small cap investment opportunity.

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Multifamily Forecast: Investors Moving to Secondary Markets

The apartment sector has remained the darling of the commercial real estate for the past six years. This doesn’t appear to be changing anytime soon, as 2016 is expected to set a new record for multifamily mortgage origination volume. While multifamily’s position as top dog remains uncontested, savvy investors are altering their strategy for sourcing Read the full article…


Alan Steinmetz

Senior Vice President, Agency Lending

Mr. Steinmetz has decades of experience in real estate lending, finance, acquisitions, ownership, dispositions, workouts and restructuring. He has successfully closed several billion dollars of loans covering a full array of transaction types, including conventional financings, refinancing and assumptions, taxable and tax-exempt bonds, 1031 tax-free exchanges and forward commitments and conversions. He has also been integral to the growth of Arbor’s small balance lending programs and its industry-leading lender status. Throughout his career, he has performed real estate advisory and consulting services and directed work-outs, reorganizations and disposition strategies, including a transaction involving a large telecommunications company’s 5,000-property portfolio.

Prior to Arbor, Mr. Steinmetz was employed at Centerline Mortgage Capital where he served in a similar capacity and directly contributed to the growth in the company’s multifamily lending business, helping it progress from $500 million in annual production to close to $3 billion within five years.

Mr. Steinmetz has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Brooklyn College and a Juris Doctor from New York Law School.

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