Austin Katai is a Senior Production Analyst of CBRE Capital Markets and is an analyst on the Debt & Structured Finance team serving the Central U.S. Austin is responsible for assisting with each process of the transaction to ensure a timely execution and funding. Mr. Katai works closely with banks, conduits, insurance companies, agencies and other sources of capital to help provide debt and equity solutions to CBRE clients in Indianapolis, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Lansing, Louisville, Cleveland, Cincinnati and Columbus.
Prior to joining CBRE Capital Markets, Austin was a Commercial Relationship Associate with BBVA Compass’ Commercial Real Estate Group in Atlanta, GA. During his time with BBVA, Austin was responsible for supporting the Atlanta CRE team by profiling and conducting underwriting on incoming debt requests to determine if credit standards were met. In addition, Austin was responsible for pipeline management and seeing requests from origination through closing. Austin primarily worked on construction lending in the multifamily, office, retail and industrial product types throughout the Southeast with projects typically ranging from $10MM-$50MM.
Prior to BBVA, Austin spent two summers interning with PNC Bank’s Multifamily and CRE Groups in Dallas, TX and Philadelphia, PA, respectively. While at PNC, Austin learned the foundations of Real Estate and focused specifically on underwriting incoming requests.
Austin joined the CBRE Capital Markets Team in November 2015.