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.


William C. Green


William C. Green joined Arbor Realty Trust’s Board of Directors in March 2012 and became Lead Director in March 2013. Mr. Green currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Ginkgo Residential and is cofounder of Tannery Brook Partners, LLC and cofounder and Managing Director of Cazenovia Creek Investment Management, LLC.

Mr. Green has 29 years of experience in real estate and real estate finance. Prior to cofounding Tannery Brook Partners and Cazenovia Creek Investment Management, LLC, Mr. Green was with Starwood Capital Group from December 2007 to June 2009, where he was responsible for the debt investments business of the firm and was responsible for the Starwood Debt Fund II in 2008. Before joining Starwood Capital Group, Mr. Green was with Wachovia Securities and its predecessors from 2000 to 2007 where, as Managing Director, Global Head of Real Estate Capital Markets, he managed the commercial real estate securitization, mortgage banking, structured finance, equity co-investment, loan servicing, asset management and trading functions for Wachovia Securities’ Corporate & Investment Banking Division. While at Wachovia Securities, Mr. Green helped grow the firm into a leading provider of capital in the commercial real estate space, investing in North America, Europe and Asia. Prior to joining Wachovia Securities, Mr. Green spent nine years at Banc of America Securities and its predecessors where he held various positions, including Managing Director of Real Estate Private Distributions and Managing Director of the Commercial Mortgage Conduit Program. Prior to that, Mr. Green had eight years of real estate development and real estate finance experience in the greater New York area with both private and public firms.

Mr. Green holds a Masters in Business Administration from the Stern School of Business at New York University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Hobart College. He holds NASD Series 3, Series 7, Series 24, Series 79 and NASAA Series 63 licenses and is FSA licensed in the United Kingdom. Mr. Green served on the Executive Advisory Board for the Commercial Securitization and Mortgage Bankers Associations and is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for Real Estate Forum Magazine. In both 2005 and 2006, Commercial Property News named Mr. Green “Financier of the Year.” He serves as a trustee at Hobart and William Smith Colleges.

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