Mr. Summers serves as Vice President with the Capital Markets Debt & Structured Finance Group in Phoenix, Arizona. Representing a range of clients from institutional real estate funds to local private capital investors, Summers and his team assess the unique needs of each client and provide a tailored financing solution to the borrower’s specific ownership strategy.
Leveraging CBRE’s extensive life insurance company, CMBS, commercial bank, and bridge lending relationships, Mr. Summers and his team customize capital to maximize flexibility and return on investment. With expertise across the major asset classes and capital structures, the team in concert with the CBRE Capital Markets platform offer clients a full range of commercial real estate advisory capabilities.
Mr. Summers joined CBRE Capital Markets in 2000. He comes to CBRE Capital Markets with several years of Finance and Sales experience from the Consumer Lending arena, where he served as a Branch Manager for AmeriCredit Financial Services and Western Regional Sales Manager for Emerald First Financial.
In his current position as a Vice President for CBRE Capital Markets, Mr. Summers arranges and places debt and equity on commercial real estate projects across North America.
Mr. Summers has 18 years 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). Mr. Summers has placed several billion dollars in real estate debt and equity with these various financial institutions over his tenure. Mr. Summers and his team have earned several awards given their top production, such as Top Team in 2004 and 2005, and one of the Top 10 producing teams in the company each year since 2000. He was a member of the Lippincott Circle in 2005 and 2006, based on his production. Most recently, Mr. Summers was awarded the Top Team Member designation for the Phoenix office in 2015 & 2016.
Professional Affiliations / Accreditations
- Licensed Real Estate Agent (State of Arizona)
- Member of the Arizona Commercial Mortgage Bankers’ Association
- Member of the International Council of Shopping Centers
- Member of NAIOP
- Arizona State University, Bachelor of Science; Finance