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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…


Robert Mendeles

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Robert Mendeles joined Arbor in 2011 and is responsible for originating Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, FHA, SFR Portfolios, CMBS, Bridge, Mezzanine and Preferred Equity transactions nationwide. Mr. Mendeles is a commercial real estate finance industry expert with more than 25 years of experience in the business.

Prior to joining Arbor, Mr. Mendeles was a Senior Originator at Greystone. Before joining Greystone, he served as a Senior Vice President at Longview Financial Group, where he sourced ABL and PIPE transactions for middle-market companies while also developing relationships with private equity and hedge funds. Earlier in Mr. Mendeles’ career, he held positions with Comvest Capital, Boone Opportunity Lenders, Laurus Capital Management, Trenwith Group, LLC and CIBC. He also worked for UBS as the Director of its Leveraged Finance Group.

Mr. Mendeles graduated from Fordham University in New York with a Master of Business Administration in Finance. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science from the City University of New York-Queens College.

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