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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…


Michael Franzoni

Senior Vice President, Capital Markets, Agency Lending

Mike Franzoni manages the daily operations of the sales and trading desk in the Capital Markets department. He is responsible for trade execution and all pricing matters with respect to Arbor’s Agency Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities (CMBS) loans. Mr. Franzoni has expanded Arbor’s trading distribution network by more than two-fold and is responsible for fostering relationships with trading counterparties and the Government Sponsored Enterprises (GSE).

In his nearly two-decade career, Mr. Franzoni previously served as the Director of Sales and Trading at Orix Real Estate Capital (currently Lument) and as head trader with Arbor before that, where he centralized the company’s capital markets activities. He began his career on Deloitte’s structured finance team, then transitioned into investment banking roles at Dillon Read and UBS Securities where he led and marketed multi-billion-dollar private-label CMBS securitizations.

Mr. Franzoni earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Baruch College and is a member of the Mortgage Bankers Association.

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