Aging Baby Boomers Reshape the Housing Market

While the 2008 financial crisis prompted a cyclical shift in U.S. housing — impacting everything from home prices to who can qualify for a mortgage — an equally impactful demographic change was just taking shape. The unprecedented wave of Baby Boomers that began retiring would disrupt the balance of the housing market.


Secondary and Tertiary Markets Gain Ground on Primary Cities

As secondary and tertiary markets continue to gain parity with larger primary cities around the nation, they offer investors a significant potential for return on investment, even as the U.S. and global economic landscapes face notable headwinds.


Small Multifamily Investment Snapshot — Q4 2022

The small multifamily sub-sector ended 2022 on a high note with originations falling just behind 2021’s peak. As economic storm clouds continue circling, small multifamily appears fortified from any reverberations that may result.

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Arbor Realty Trust Reacts to Ningi Research Report

UNIONDALE, N.Y., March 14, 2023  (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Arbor Realty Trust (NYSE: ABR), announced today that the Company is in receipt of the purported “research” report that was published earlier today by Ningi Research, a short seller of Arbor stock. The report lacks merit and contains numerous inaccuracies, misstatements, and otherwise misleading allegations. This false Read the full article…


Arbor’s Leah Fisher Joins Global Sustainability Panel at InnovateESG

Arbor Senior Vice President, Special Projects, Governance and Risk, Leah Fisher recently spoke on a thought-provoking panel discussion at InnovateESG 2023, a conference focused on environmental, social, and governance missions, hosted by NYU Stern’s Chen Institute for Global Real Estate Finance.


Single-Family Rental Investment Snapshot — Q4 2022

SFR will maintain exposure to the cyclical disruption brought on by the housing market’s softness and rising interest rates, even though its structural growth outlook remains positive and unchanged.


Jean-Laurent Pouliot

Managing Director, Senior Production Officer

Jean-Laurent Pouliot is responsible for developing and managing all of Arbor’s lending platforms, including the Arbor Private Label line, and works closely with the Sales team to optimize performance and solutions.

Prior to joining Arbor, Mr. Pouliot served as Production Manager, Northeast, for Freddie Mac’s Multifamily Division. During his tenure, he managed the accounts and relationships of major national seller servicers for all multifamily real estate deals in the Northeastern United States. His other responsibilities included, training, managing and overseeing real estate analysts and junior producers, selling and generating financing structures across a variety of proprietary loan products; and executing the modeling, pricing and sizing of multifamily real estate loan transactions.

Mr. Pouliot holds a Juris Doctor from Chapman University (Fowler) School of Law, a Master of Business Administration from Argyros School of Business and Economics, and a Bachelor of Commerce from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto.

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