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Arbor Funds $15.4M in Fannie Mae Deal in Charlotte

UNIONDALE, NY (June 29, 2017) – Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR), a real estate investment trust and national direct lender specializing in loan origination and servicing for multifamily, seniors housing, healthcare and other diverse commercial real estate assets, has funded a loan totaling $15,400,000 for the acquisition of Pressley Ridge Apartment Homes, located in Charlotte, NC under the Fannie Mae Standard DUS® Loan program.

James Fiesel, Originator, based in Arbor’s New York office, originated the deal.

“The favorable financing terms we were able to provide are reflective of both the asset and sponsorship group we were working with. This asset, in this market, has great upside, and the new owners have a long track record of successful execution.” Fiesel said.

The 7/6 ARM acquisition loan represents 80% of the purchase price and features a 24-month interest-only term.

Pressley Ridge Apartment Homes, located in Southwest Charlotte, is a two-story, 504-unit multifamily property that was built in 1969. Located on a Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) bus line, the property is in close proximity to the uptown area and its dining and shopping.

The property currently consists of one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments with a unit mix of 176 one-bedroom units, 224 two-bedroom units, and 104 three-bedroom units. Amenities include on-site management, picnic grills, washer/dryer in every unit, and access to the new community center, playgrounds and soccer fields.

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For over 20 years, Uniondale, NY-based Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ABR) has been helping multifamily and commercial real estate clients achieve their financial goals by focusing on growing long-term relationships and conducting business as not simply another real estate lender, but a partner. We value our clients to such an extent that we’re more comfortable calling them partners, and their relationships with Arbor are the foundation of our business.

Founded by Chairman and CEO Ivan Kaufman, Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. is a real estate investment trust and direct lender 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 by volume and a Top Fannie Mae Small Loan lender, a Freddie Mac Seller/Servicer and the Top Freddie Mac 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, Mezzanine and Preferred Equity lender, consistently building on its reputation for service, quality and flexibility. With a current servicing portfolio of more than $13 billion, Arbor is a primary commercial loan servicer and special servicer rated by Standard & Poor’s with an Above Average rating. 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.