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Arbor Funds $4.5M Fannie Mae DUS® Green Rewards Loan in Huntsville, AL

UNIONDALE, NY (December 17, 2019) – Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR), a leading multifamily and commercial mortgage lender, recently financed a Fannie Mae DUS® Green Rewards loan in Huntsville, AL. The property received $4.5M in acquisition funding through the program.

Jonathan Chaim of Arbor’s New York City office originated the loan.

“This loan is another excellent example of how Arbor and Fannie Mae are partnering to provide our clients high quality deals with competitive terms,” said Chaim. “Borrowers also enjoy the benefits of streamlined underwriting, quick closing, and an easy execution that’s predictable and reliable across all market cycles.”

The property is comprised of 104 units with spacious one- and two-bedroom residences featuring amenities such as walk-in closets, washer/dryer connections and hardwood flooring. The community offers a resort-style swimming pool, fitness center and basketball court. The complex is conveniently located near Parkway Place Mall and a variety of restaurants. It is also less than a mile from outdoor fun at Brahan Spring Park.

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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Huntsville – AL


Jonathan Chaim – Originations