The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced the election of Rodrigo Lopez, CMB, president and chief executive officer of AmeriSphere Multifamily Finance LLC as the new chair of its Commercial Real Estate/Multifamily Finance Board of Governors (COMBOG). R. Paige Hood, managing director of Prudential Mortgage Capital Company and Robert M. Stout, CRI, president and chief executive Officer of Q10 Capital, LLC will serve as vice chairs.
COMBOG is comprised of MBA member executives representing all aspects of the commercial/ multifamily real estate finance industry. COMBOG leads the strategic development of MBA’s commercial/multifamily policy and initiatives, as well as best practices and standards. It represents the diverse interests of MBA’s member companies through standing councils, which are led by industry leaders and supported by expert staff, and special work groups and task forces.
“I want to thank outgoing Chairman Brian Stoffers for his leadership of COMBOG over the last year and welcome Rodrigo Lopez as the new chair. Rodrigo brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the chairman position, something he has shown repeatedly during his time on the Board,” said MBA Chairman E.J. Burke. “Additionally, I want to welcome Paige Hood and Bob Stout as vice chairs, and our new COMBOG members as well. I have no doubt this year’s team will carry on MBA’s tradition as the leader in advancing the commercial/multifamily real estate finance industry’s business objectives.”
Lopez was previously Vice Chair of COMBOG. In addition to their service on COMBOG, Lopez, Hood and Stout all serve on MBA’s Board of Directors.
MBA’s new members of COMBOG are:
Rick Coppola, TIAA-CREF
Grace Huebscher, Beech Street Capital
Tony Love, Forest City Capital Corporation
Gregory R. Michaud, ING Investment Management Americas
T. Anthony Premer, Pacific Life Insurance Company
Gregory R. Reimers, JP Morgan
MBA’s returning members of COMBOG are:
Joseph F. Beggins, GEMSA Loan Services LP
David Brickman, Freddie Mac
Margie Custis, Principal Real Estate Investors
Thomas Dennard, Grandbridge Real Estate Capital LLC
Keith Dunsmore, Esq., Bryan Cave LLP
Thomas O. Fish, Jones Lang LaSalle
Mark B. Fisher, CMB, StanCorp Mortgage Investors LLC
Hugh Frater, Berkadia
J. Kingsley Greenland, II, DebtX
Ken J. Griggs, NBS Financial Services
Brad Hauger, PNC Real Estate/Midland Loan Services
Jeffery R. Hayward, Fannie Mae
David Iannarone, CWCapital
Guy K. Johnson, Johnson Capital Group Inc.
Richard D. Jones, Esq., Dechert LLP
Jeffrey S. Juster, Newport Capital LLC
Reginald Leese, BlackRock Financial Management Inc.
Zanda Lynn, Fitch Ratings
Brigid Mattingly, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
Phoebe Moreo, Deloitte
Kevin Riordan, Annaly Commercial Real Estate
William Ross, NorthMarq Capital, LLC
Brian F. Stoffers, CMB, Immediate Past COMBOG Chair, CBRE Capital Markets
Jody Thornton, Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P.
Jon B. Weinberg, Ameritas Investment Partners