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.


Robert Percacciolo

Senior Vice President, Agency Lending Operations

Robert Percacciolo is responsible for identifying and implementing front-to-back, solutions-oriented processes and procedures to help Arbor grow its position as one of the nation’s premier multifamily lenders. Leveraging previous credit experience, he works directly with both the originations and underwriting teams to help meet borrowers’ needs while ensuring that Arbor and its partners’ interests are upheld.

Mr. Percacciolo began his career at Arbor as an Underwriting Processing Analyst in 2013. He has held various positions within the company, including associate underwriter, CMBS deal manager, senior underwriter, and Vice President of Agency Lending Operations. His responsibilities have included the collection and review of loan diligence; the review and approval of third-party reports; and preparation/presentation of credit memos to Arbor’s Loan Committee. Prior to joining Arbor, Mr. Percacciolo was an underwriter at Emigrant Funding.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Finance from Stonehill College.

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