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Arbor Appoints Linda Gorbenko as Director, FHA in Long Beach, CA, Office

UNIONDALE, NY (Nov. 23, 2015) – Arbor Commercial Mortgage, LLC (“Arbor”), a national, direct commercial real estate lender, today announced the appointment of loan originator Linda Gorbenko as Director, FHA in the company’s Long Beach, CA, office.

She is responsible for originating multifamily financing utilizing all of Arbor’s diverse loan product offerings including FHA, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, CMBS, Bridge, Mezzanine and Preferred Equity.

Ms. Gorbenko has more than 18 years of experience and has originated more than $1.7 billion in loan transactions during her career while also playing a contributory role in helping to close an additional $1.9 billion in loans.

Prior to Arbor, she was an Executive Director at CIBC where she originated short- and long-term, fixed- and floating-rate financing transactions. She also spent 16 years at GE, where she worked her way up from Associate to Senior Director in the company’s Los Angeles office.

Ms. Gorbenko earned her Masters of Business Administration from SDA Bocconi in Milan, Italy. She also graduated magna cum laude from California State University, Fullerton, earning a Bachelor of Arts with a concentration in finance.

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Founded by Chairman and CEO Ivan Kaufman, Arbor Commercial Mortgage, LLC and Arbor Commercial Funding, LLC are national direct lenders specializing in loan origination and servicing for multifamily, seniors housing, healthcare and other diverse commercial real estate assets. Arbor is a Top 10 Fannie Mae DUS® Multifamily Lender and the Top Fannie Mae Small Loan lender by volume, a Freddie Mac Program Plus® Seller/Servicer and Small Balance Loan Lender, a Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Seniors Housing Lender, an FHA Multifamily Accelerated Processing (MAP)/LEAN Lender, a HUD-approved LIHTC Lender as well as a CMBS, Bridge and Mezzanine lender, consistently building on its reputation for service, quality and flexibility. With a current servicing portfolio of more than $11 billion, Arbor is a primary commercial loan servicer and special servicer rated by Standard & Poor’s and holds an Above Average rating from Standard & Poor’s. Arbor is also on the Standard & Poor’s Select Servicer List and is a primary commercial loan servicer and loan level special servicer rated by Fitch Ratings.

Arbor Commercial Mortgage, LLC also manages Arbor Realty Trust, Inc., a real estate investment trust, (REIT), formed to invest in mortgage-related securities, real estate-related bridge, junior participating interests in first mortgages, mezzanine loans, preferred and direct equity investments and in limited cases, discounted mortgage notes and other real estate related assets. Arbor is headquartered in Uniondale, NY, with full-service lending offices throughout the United States.  For more information about Arbor, visit www.arbor.com.