Brandon Smith is the Executive Vice President for the Multifamily Debt and Structured Finance group headed by Brian Eisendrath. He oversees the implementation of strategy, managing client relationships and ensuring smooth deal execution. Since mid-2011, he has overseen the origination of over 350 deals totalling over $9 billion in loans and equity raises. He also focuses on developing relationships with debt providers at banks, life insurance companies, debt funds and the Agencies. As the team continues to grow its execution platform, he is constantly looking for ways to improve efficiency and increase revenue to better serve the client.
Prior to joining CBRE, Brandon worked at Legg Mason Real Estate Investors, a high-leverage bridge and mezzanine lender. At Legg Mason, he closed over $90 million in direct multifamily investments, plus an additional $230 million in hotels, office and industrial. He has also worked as a political advisor to the San Francisco 49ers and Senate Majority Leader, Senator Harry Reid. Brandon Smith is a graduate of the University of Southern California.