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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…


John Richardson

Managing Director, Chief Underwriter, Agency Lending
Headshot of John Richardson, Managing Director, Chief Underwriter, Agency Lending

John Richardson joined Arbor as an underwriter in 2007. He is now responsible for managing the underwriting pipeline of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac transactions and is a member of Arbor’s Loan Committee.

Prior to his current role, Mr. Richardson was Vice President, Screening for over five years. He managed upfront deal structuring, term sheet issuance and coordinated pre-review approvals for all of Arbor’s new business, with a primary focus on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Prior to joining Arbor, Mr. Richardson was an Assistant Vice President, Commercial Real Estate Division, for Citizens Bank, where he was responsible for soliciting and servicing a variety of commercial real estate loans from both existing and prospective customers.

Mr. Richardson earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and History from St. Lawrence University.

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