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Arbor Funds $17.6M in Fannie Mae Small Loans Portfolio in Cincinnati, OH

UNIONDALE, NY (September 19, 2019) – Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR), a leading multifamily and commercial mortgage lender, recently funded a portfolio of loans totaling $17.6M under the Fannie Mae Small Loans program in Cincinnati, OH. These are all acquisitions with seven-year hybrid, two-year interest only terms.

Vincent Chiodo of Arbor’s New York City office originated the loans.

“Arbor has a demonstrated expertise in the suite of FNMA products that enables us to meet the needs of our diverse client base,” said Chiodo. “Our leadership role allows us to help our clients seize timely opportunities, in this case, with Fannie Mae Small Loans in the thriving Cincinnati market.”

The portfolio consists of more than 300 apartment units in the Greater Cincinnati area. While the properties vary in terms of characteristics and locations, most feature amenities such as pools, patios and balconies; central heating and air; and convenient access to shopping, restaurants and entertainment.

About Us
Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR) is a nationwide real estate investment trust and direct lender, providing loan origination and servicing for multifamily, single-family rental (SFR) portfolios, seniors housing, healthcare and other diverse commercial real estate assets. Headquartered in Uniondale, New York, Arbor manages a multibillion-dollar servicing portfolio, specializing in government-sponsored enterprise products. Arbor is a Fannie Mae DUS® lender and Freddie Mac Optigo Seller/Servicer. Arbor’s product platform also includes CMBS, bridge, mezzanine and preferred equity loans. Rated by Standard and Poor’s and Fitch Ratings, Arbor is committed to building on its reputation for service, quality and customized solutions with an unparalleled dedication to providing our clients excellence over the entire life of a loan.

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Vincent Chiodo – Originator