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.

Press Releases

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.


Sean Coon

Senior Vice President, Operations

Sean Coon oversees and streamlines the operations of Arbor’s deal pipeline. He collaborates with originators and underwriting teams to satisfy borrowers’ needs while adhering to Arbor’s credit standards.

Since joining Arbor in 2017, he has successfully underwritten more than $3 billion in loans across various products, including Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Structured Bridge, Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities (CMBS), Build-to-Rent (BTR), and Single-Family Rental (SFR). Before joining Arbor, Mr. Coon worked in the commercial real estate sector, focusing on investment sales, acquisitions, and syndication.

He started his career at Arbor as an Underwriter and rose through the ranks to Senior Underwriter, Associate Vice President, and Vice President. Mr. Coon has more than 15 years of real estate analysis, sales, and investment experience.

Mr. Coon earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Southern California, with a concentration in Real Estate Finance.

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