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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…


Chris Femino

Senior Vice President, Deputy Chief Underwriter, Agency Lending

Chris Femino is responsible for managing the underwriting pipeline of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac executions. In addition, as a member of Arbor’s Loan Committee, Mr. Femino reviews all underwriting packages for both Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac loan products to ensure prudent and accurate underwriting, as well as adherence to agency guidelines.

Mr. Femino came to Arbor as a Screening Analyst in 2007 and later moved to the Underwriting department as a Processing Analyst. He also held the position of Associate Underwriter before advancing through the ranks to his current role.

Mr. Femino holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering from the Massachusetts Maritime Academy.

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