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MBA Recognizes New Commercial/Multifamily Future Leaders Program
Oct 27, 2014

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) has recognized 17 of the best and brightest mortgage professionals in a graduation ceremony for MBA’s inaugural Commercial/Multifamily (C/MF) Future Leaders ProgramMBA's C/MF Future Leaders Program delivers a comprehensive leadership training experience for selected participants through three events offered throughout the year. These three hands-on sessions are geared toward customized assessment of leadership skills and their strategic application; business analysis and problem solving and experiential learning through collaboration, networking and peer group interaction. MBA initiated a Future Leaders program 18 years ago, and now boasts a national network of more than 400 real estate finance professionals who have completed the program. This year’s graduates, however, are the first to complete a rigorous program with a specific focus on grooming new leaders in the $2.6 trillion commercial/multifamily real estate debt industry.

"It is very exciting to see the inaugural class of talented and motivated industry professionals complete the Commercial/Multifamily Future Leaders Program,” said MBA Vice Chairman Rodrigo López. “The future of the industry’s success lies in grooming our next generation of leaders.  MBA’s advanced and challenging curriculum equipped these outstanding new leaders to further their companies’ goals and objectives and, in doing so, to strengthen the industry’s foundation as a whole."

This program seeks to enhance executive skills and provides a unique opportunity for participants to develop relationships that last an entire career. Congratulations to the following graduates:

►Jon Boone, Grandbridge Real Estate Capital LLC
Nicole Bozich, Situs
►Robert Brown, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
►Noah Byrd, KeyBank Real Estate Capital
►John-Sun Cha, CBRE Capital Markets
►Jayson Donaldson, AmeriSphere Multifamily Finance, L.L.C
►Michael R. Dury, P/R Mortgage & Investment Corporation
►Jeffrey Erxleben, NorthMarq Capital, LLC
►Emily S. Franke, PPM Finance, Inc.
►Robert N. Kaplan, M&T Realty Capital Corporation
►Robert Meier, Deloitte
►Gregory Nalbandian, NorthMarq Capital, LLC
►Siobhan O'Keefe, Berkadia
►Wallace Reid, HFF
►W.E. Adam Roberts, Oak Grove Capital
►Laura Smith, Berkadia
►Michael S. Tanner, Pacific Southwest Realty Services

Oct 27, 2014