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James Bach, First Vice President

James Bach

First Vice President

James Bach First Vice President
Seattle 1420 5th Avenue
Suite 1700
Seattle, WA 98101

Professional Experience

James Bach is a First Vice President at CBRE Capital Markets.  As a specialist in Debt and Structured Finance, Mr. Bach originates mortgages (construction, bridge, mezzanine and permanent) and equity opportunities for correspondent life insurance companies, banks, pension funds, conduits (CMBS), agency lenders (Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and FHA-HUD), credit companies and other institutional investors.

Property types financed by Mr. Bach include:

  • Multi-Family (apartments, seniors, mobile home parks)
  • Retail shopping centers
  • Office buildings (including medical use)
  • Hotels
  • Industrial buildings
  • Mini-storage
  • Land acquisition/development
  • Mixed-use developments

Mr. Bach's professional experience includes acquisition/disposition of commercial properties, financing and loan syndication.  He joined CBRE | Melody in 2005 and has financed more than $250,000,000 in commercial real estate mortgages.  Prior to joining CBRE, Mr. Bach originated commercial mortgages for HomeStreet Capital and acquired/disposed of commercial properties and syndicated loans for GE Capital.

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  • Certificate in Commercial Real Estate, University of Washington 
  • City of Bellevue Planning Commissioner (2003-2008)
  • Eagle Scout, Board of Directors - Chief Seattle Council, BSA


  • University of Washington, Bachelor of Arts; Business


Clients Represented

  • FS Development
  • Metrovation
  • Heritage Properties
  • Intracorp
  • J. Scott Construction
  • KAMG Management
  • Prime Locations
  • Powell Development
  • Trinity Real Estate

Leaders Represented

  • 40|86
  • Allstate
  • Advantus
  • Aetna
  • AIG
  • Delaware Investments
  • Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac/FHA-HUD
  • ING
  • MetLife
  • MMA
  • Nationwide
  • Pacific Life
  • PPM America
  • Riversource
James Bach First Vice President
Seattle 1420 5th Avenue
Suite 1700
Seattle, WA 98101