CBRE Debt & Structured Finance provides debt and equity funding options to developers and owners of commercial properties nationwide. Through our relationships with numerous domestic and international investors, we originate fixed-rate and floating, construction, forward, standby and participating loans, as well as joint ventures. CBRE secures the funding and services loans for all property types including multi-family, office, retail and industrial real estate, with loans ranging from $1 million to over $250 million.

Closing $37 billion in originations and $128 billion in total US market activity in 2016 alone, CBRE Debt & Structured Finance investment bankers offer the highest level of expertise and customer commitment to every client.

Geoffrey Harris, Michael Kolt and Amber Coleman specialize in financing net leased properties, spanning retail, office, industrial and medical product. The team offers a full suite of services, helping private clients evaluate deals, analyze market conditions and access capital sources to identify financing options that meet their investment objectives.

With over 2100 transactions to date since 1999, the team has more experience than any other Debt & Structured Finance group in financing net leased properties, leading the nation in this market segment. The team’s extensive deal volume and focused expertise yields unparalleled lender relationships that bring better deal certainty and favorable terms for their clients.

Our areas of expertise include: Permanent Financing, Bridge Loan, Construction Financing, Joint Venture Equity, Loan Sale Advisory, Loan Servicing, Mezzanine Debt, Structured Equity and Tenant-in-Common Financing.

As part of our full suite of integrated services, CBRE Capital Markets offers loan servicing. This is managed through GEMSA Loan Services, LP, a partnership formed in 2001 between CBRE Debt & Structured Finance and GE Real Estate. Since its formation, GEMSA has become one of the largest commercial loan servicing companies in the U.S., managing loans for both portfolio lenders and CMBS pools. GEMSA has earned the highest ratings from Fitch Ratings and Standard & Poor’s.

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Related Services

Debt & Structured Finance

CBRE Debt & Structured Finance offers clients assistance with placement of debt and equity for all major property types.

Loan Services

CBRE Loan Services offers expert primary servicing and loan administration for commercial mortgage portfolios, securitized pools and individual loans.

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Client Testimonials

"I have had the pleasure to work with Geoff on a number of transactions over the past 7 years. He has been able to produce the best lending options and provide solutions for any circumstance. He is someone you are proud to call a friend and a colleague. Geoff displays a great sense of morals, professionalism and has a constant pulse on the current lending market. His years of experience and knowledge enable any client to be in a position for success."
Tim Bulman ~ Investor/NFL Retired 

"I started financing NNN deals with Geoffrey in 2007. Since then, we have closed nearly $100 million together. Seven years later, the bank’s delinquency rate on that $100 million is 0%. Making him by far my most trusted, loyal and #1 mortgage banking client. He’s a true commercial real estate professional and more importantly, a true friend."
Sean Keane ~ Banker/First Savings Bank 

"Geoffrey and his team are very dedicated to their clients, they go above and beyond to make sure every detail of the transaction is taken care of. We were on a very tight timeline and Geoff said he could make it happen, he kept his word and we closed exactly when he promised. In a world full of brokers who promise to “take care of you”, Geoff and CBRE truly do! I have closed several loans with Geoffrey and will continue to. A MAN OF HIS WORD!"
Craig Menin ~ Investor / Developer

"Geoff and his team were able to efficiently secure debt for my client on a challenging deal. Without their knowledge and connections within the lending community, the deal wouldn’t have happened. True professionals that add value."
Justin Zahn, CRE Broker ~ Commercial Investor Advisors



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