Prior to joining CBRE in February 2013, Curtis Palmer was a founding Partner of Multi-Housing Capital Advisors (MHCA). Since 2009 MHCA has sold, financed and equitized $2 Billion in apartment and office product. In 2010, MHCA represented Gables and CIM in a $214 million sale of six Class A apartments, including the sale of City Vista in Washington DC as well as properties in Housting, Dallas and Los Angeles.
Before co-founding MHCA, Curtis Palmer was Managing Director at Transwestern Multi-Housing Capital Advisors from 2004 through January 2009. During his tenure, Mr. Palmer completed over $8 billion of multifamily transactions including sales, debt and equity financing. Major clients included Fairfield Residential, Archstone-Smith, EQR, BlackRock Realty, DLJ Real Estate Capital Partners/Credit-Suisse, Camden Property Trust, Morgan Stanley Real Estate, Essex Property Trust, AIMCO, CIM, JH Snyder Company, Canyon-Johnson, Oaktree Capital Management, Blackstone, Sequoia Equities, Prudential and Legacy Partners.
From 2000-2003, Mr. Palmer served as Senior Managing Director with Insignia/ESG responsible for running the company’s west coast multifamily platform. During his tenure at Insignia Palmer was involved in over $5 billion of apartment sales transactions. Also, in 2003 Mr. Palmer’s team executed the recapitalization of the $182 million Thurman Portfolio on behalf of Fifteen Group. Thurman was a 6,868 unit portfolio comprising 26 properties located in 8 states. From 1993 through 1998 Mr. Palmer was a Managing Director of the Financial Services Group for Aztec Group, Inc. in Miami, Florida. At Aztec Mr. Palmer was consistently one of the top producing investment sales brokers in the country. At the end of his tenure Palmer represented Regency Windsor in the sale of their 7,800 unit portfolio, located in 10 states to AIMCO for $380 million. His team also sold the Lennar Corporate Portfolio and the Marco Realty Portfolio with an aggregate value of $350 million. During the period from 1992 through 1993, Mr. Palmer was Vice President for Ocwen Financial Corporation Discounted Loan Group in West Palm Beach, Florida. From 1988 through 1992, Mr. Palmer served as Vice President at the Yarmouth Group in New York City. From 1990-92 Palmer ran dispositions nationwide for Yarmouth.
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