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Bruce Francis

Vice Chairman

Bruce Francis

Vice Chairman
Phoenix
Capital Markets, Debt & Structured Finance
Lic: BK-0018505
Meet the Team
+1 602 735 1781
+1 602 524 0826
+1 602 735 5177

Phoenix

2575 East Camelback Road
Suite 500
Phoenix, AZ 85016
+1 602 735 5555
+1 602 735 5655

Professional Experience

 

In his current position as a Vice Chairman for CBRE Capital Markets, Mr. Francis arranges and places debt and equity on commercial real estate projects across North America, including Hawaii. He also is the Western Region Manager for CBRE’s Debt and Structured Finance Division which includes the offices located in Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, San Jose, Sacramento, Los Angeles, San Diego, Newport Beach, Salt Lake City, Las Vegas, Phoenix, Tucson, and Albuquerque. Mr. Francis has closed approximately $17 billion in debt and equity transactions throughout 33 states.

Mr. Francis has a broad range of experience in the origination, structuring, placement, closing, and servicing of commercial real estate debt and equity for life insurance companies, pension funds, banks, government sponsored enterprises (Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac), and Wall Street sources (CMBS). He has been actively involved with debt and equity financing since 1983 and has been a multi-year Top Producer and Top-10 Producer for CBRE Capital Markets Debt & Structured Finance Division, and is a multiple year recipient of the Colbert Coldwell Circle Award of CBRE. Bruce was also the recipient of the Capital Markets Debt and Structured Finance Division President’s Award, recognizing his contributions to the Debt and Structured Finance Division and the Capital Markets Group as a whole. Mr. Francis is a member of CBRE’s Institutional Properties Group and is also the designated representative of CBRE Capital Markets for several of the Company’s life insurance company correspondent relationships.

Mr. Francis joined Eberhardt Company in the summer of 1997 as part of Eberhardt’s acquisition of Kennelly Mortgage & Investment, Inc. where he eventually became a Principal and its President (1987-1997), responsible for originating, packaging and supervising the closing of permanent, construction, and equity financing of commercial real estate. Eberhardt Company was then acquired by L.J. Melody & Company (now CBRE Capital Markets) in 1999. Additionally, his extensive finance and real estate experience includes prior activities with Century Bank/Century Bank Realty (Vice President Asset Recovery), Merrill Communications, Inc./Merrill Properties (CFO), and Contempo Construction & Realty Co. (Vice President).

 

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

 

  • Licensed Mortgage Broker (State of Arizona)
  • Licensed Real Estate Agent (State of Arizona)
  • Member of the National Mortgage Bankers Association
  • Member of the California Mortgage Bankers Association
  • Member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
  • Member of the CBRE Capital Markets Institutional Properties Group
  • Member of the CBRE DSF G-20 Group
  • Member of the CBRE Net Lease Property Group
  • Member of the CBRE National Office Partners Group
  • Member of the CBRE National Retail Partners Group

 

Education

 

  • Arizona State University, Master of Business Administration; Finance
  • Arizona State University, Bachelor of Science; Marketing, Magna Cum Laude
  • Extensive studies in Japanese language and Asian history; Bilingual, Japanese

Press Releases

Rogers Ranch

CBRE Completes $10.65 Million Sale of The Shoppes at Rogers Ranch Shopping Center in Phoenix

June 21, 2018
June 21, 2018
BMO Tower at Central Arts Plaza

Trophy High Rise in Phoenix’s Central Corridor Sells for $80.7 Million

January 31, 2018
January 31, 2018
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CBRE Announced the Sale of Retail Property in Hawaiian Gardens for $22 Million

August 8, 2017
August 8, 2017

Bruce Francis

Vice Chairman
Phoenix
Capital Markets, Debt & Structured Finance
Lic: BK-0018505
Meet the Team
+1 602 735 1781
+1 602 524 0826
+1 602 735 5177

Phoenix

2575 East Camelback Road
Suite 500
Phoenix, AZ 85016
+1 602 735 5555
+1 602 735 5655

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