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.


Linor Shohet

Senior Vice President, Associate General Counsel

Linor Shohet provides legal support for Arbor’s capital markets, M&A, joint ventures and other strategic corporate transactions. She also provides legal oversight of CLO transactions and acts as principal in-house counsel for our Treasury department, supporting bank financing arrangements, including secured and unsecured credit facilities, warehouse lines, letter of credit facilities and repurchase lines.

Ms. Shohet joined Arbor as an Associate General Counsel in 2015. Her responsibilities included legal representation of Arbor, both as a borrower and seller, in connection with its bank financing arrangements; performing full-scope due diligence and covenant reviews to ensure compliance with Arbor’s credit facilities; and providing legal support to Arbor’s securitization transactions. Prior to coming to Arbor, Ms. Shohet was an Associate at Blank Rome LLP.

Ms. Shohet holds a Juris Doctor from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and French from Washington University in St. Louis.

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