Paul Ahmed joined CBRE as Senior Vice President in 2016. Previously, Mr. Ahmed was also a Senior Vice President at Walker & Dunlop. Mr. Ahmed is an accomplished professional with an extensive knowledge of the commercial real estate lending market, specializing in debt placement through Life Insurance Companies, Agency (Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae), Banks and other Structured Finance Lenders. Throughout the course of his career, Mr. Ahmed has placed in excess of $10 billion in commercial real estate loans. He was named a Top South Florida Dealmaker in 2015.
Notable financing transactions include Century Homes Portfolio (Various cities throughout Florida), Harbour Centre (Aventura), San Marco/Mizner Court Apartments (Boca Raton), and Doral Costa Park (Doral).
Mr. Ahmed has a Finance Degree from the University of Florida as well as a Master’s in Business Administration Degree from Florida Atlantic University. He is an active member of several industry organizations including International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), National Multi-Housing Council (NMHC), National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), and Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). Mr. Ahmed also serves as a Board Trustee and Chapter Chair for the South Florida Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.