The San Francisco Debt & Structured Finance (DSF) team consistently ranks in the top 1% of CBRE Capital Markets production nationwide. Led by Andrew Behrens, a member of CBRE’s elite Institutional Properties group, and Jesse Weber, the team provides world class service in sourcing debt and equity strategies and solutions for their clients.  The San Francisco DSF team is comprised of 8 dedicated professionals, who all contribute to each assignment and additionally, the team has access to the full range of CBRE support services and CBRE professionals in all local markets globally.  The team is a part of a unique information network dedicated to capital reconnaissance and placement, and since 2010, the SF DSF team has originated more than $6.3 billion in debt and equity for institutional and high net worth multifamily clients. Since January 2015, the team has grossed over $2.2 billion in transaction volume. 

Dedicated to providing their clients with the best and most relevant financing options in the marketplace, Mr. Behrens and Mr. Weber have leveraged the CBRE platform and organized their business to offer an expanded array of capital market services including: Permanent Financing, Bridge Loans, Construction Financing, Joint Venture Equity, Mezzanine Debt, and Structured Equity. CBRE offers clients a broad range of services and begins every assignment with a thorough and accurate situation analysis, followed by innovative strategy development and focused implementation. 

Other Financing Capabilities

The team has long-term, established relationships with some of the industry’s premier lenders, including the agencies, banks, pension funds, life insurance and credit companies, conduits/CMBS entities, and offshore investors. The team's successful tenure through multiple real estate cycles allows us to provide creative financial solutions for our clients' investment needs. We have the experience, ingenuity, and relationships to create solutions for complex capital needs.

The key to successful capital structuring is effectively combining market research and financial acumen to uniquely position debt and equity opportunities within the marketplace. We begin every assignment with a thorough and accurate situation analysis, followed by innovative strategy development and a focused implementation. The services for Debt & Structured Finance are summarized below:

  • Joint Venture Equity
  • Preferred Equity Fund
  • Bridge Financing
  • CMBS
  • Permanent Financing

  • Construction Financing
  • Fannie Mae
  • Mezzanine Financing
  • Freddie Mac


San Francisco

415 Mission Street
Suite 4600
San Francisco, CA 94105
+1 415 7720123
+1 415 7720459