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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…


James Kresl

Senior Vice President, Single-Family Rental (SFR) Underwriting
James Kresl

James Kresl is responsible for growing and managing the underwriting pipeline for Arbor’s Single-Family Rental (SFR) Portfolio loan products.

Mr. Kresl has more than a decade of experience working in different facets of the commercial banking and real estate fields. He comes to Arbor from 5 Arch Funding Corp, where he served as Vice President of Underwriting, and Senior Credit Officer for bridge loan programs. During his tenure, he developed multifamily, mixed-use and ground-up construction loan platforms for the company. Prior to that, he served as Vice President of Commercial Banking at Pacific Mercantile Bank, where he managed a multimillion-dollar portfolio of commercial real estate and business loans.

Mr. Kresl received his Master of Business Administration from California State University, Long Beach and his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from University of California, Santa Barbara.

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