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Healthcare
Highlights:
Eligible Properties

Multifamily and healthcare properties that currently have FHA-insured loans with a Greystone company listed as the Mortgagee

Highlights:
ELIGIBLE PROPERTIES

Licensed Nursing Homes, Assisted Living, Intermediate Care, and Board and Care.

  1. Must provide continuous protective oversight;
  2. Must offer three meals per day;
  3. Facility must be licensed by state;
  4. Non-resident day care not to exceed 20% of gross area and 20% of gross income; and
  5. May include up to 25% non-licensed independent living units
Highlights:
ELIGIBLE PROPERTIES

Licensed Nursing Homes, Assisted Living, Intermediate Care, and Board and Care.

  1. Must provide continuous protective oversight;
  2. Must offer three meals per day;
  3. Facility must be licensed by state;
  4. Non-resident day care not to exceed 20% of gross area and 20% of gross income;
  5. May include up to 25% non-licensed independent living units; and
  6. Three years must have passed since last certificate of occupancy was issued

Multifamily
Highlights:
Eligible Properties

Multifamily and healthcare properties that currently have FHA-insured loans with a Greystone company listed as the Mortgagee

Highlights:
Eligible Properties

Market rate properties of any class, cooperatives, affordable or subsidized housing. Construction or any substantial rehabilitation must have been completed at least three years before application to HUD. Student housing is allowable, but cash flows cannot assume multiple rents from one unit and rents must be in line with market rate multifamily comparables.

Highlights:
ELIGIBLE PROPERTIES

All properties that currently have HUD insured loans.

Highlights:
Eligible Properties

Market rate, low-to-moderate income and subsidized multifamily properties.


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  • Mordecai Rosenberg
    President of Greystone's Lending Platforms
  • Joe Averbook
    Vice President
  • Jennifer Cherney
    Managing Director
  • Jim Cooper
    Managing Director
  • Leor Dimant
    Associate
  • Lori DiMartino
    Vice President
  • Reuben Dolny
    Vice President
  • DJ Elefant
    Vice President
  • Lisa Fischman
    Vice President
  • Elie Gabay
    Vice President
  • Christine Griffin
    Managing Director
  • Richard Heyman
    Executive Managing Director
  • Fred Levine
    Managing Director
  • Bob Momeier
    Originator
  • Jon Morales
    Vice President
  • Donny Rosenberg
    Managing Director
  • Jonathan Rosenberg
    Managing Director
  • Dan Sacks
  • David Schwartz
    Managing Director
  • Patrick Smith
    Vice President
  • Abe Spira
    Director
  • Jason Stein
    Vice President
  • Jeff Stiel
    Vice President
  • David Varca
    Managing Director
  • John Williams
    Vice President
  • Stephen Rosenberg

    Founder and Corporate Chief Executive Officer

    As CEO, Stephen is responsible for the coordination and management of corporate matters. He founded Greystone in 1988 as an independent investment banking firm and has since developed it into a mature investment firm with a national reputation.

    Stephen leads Greystone as it successfully distinguishes itself in its creative approach and drive to provide solutions for its clients.

    Prior to joining Greystone, Stephen was a National Director with Dean Witter Reynolds.

    Stephen holds a D.M.D. degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dentistry and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School.

  • Jim McDevitt

    President, Real Estate Advisors

    Jim McDevitt is the President of Greystone Real Estate Advisors, the investment sales platform of the Greystone family of companies. Having joined the firm in 2015, Jim oversees day-to-day operations of the real estate advisory group, including strategic direction, development of support and infrastructure, oversight management, and the coordination of communication across the entire Greystone enterprise.
    Immediately prior to joining Greystone, Jim served as President of Berkeley Point Capital, where he was responsible for overseeing all origination, underwriting, and closing activities. Previously, Jim spent the majority of his career as a senior executive at Wells Fargo Bank holding several titles including Group Head of Mortgage Banking and Group Head of Multifamily Capital. Having begun his real estate career as a broker working for both CBRE and Colliers International, his extensive experience in both commercial real estate brokerage and lending gives Jim a unique understanding on bringing these two together as complementary services.
    Over the years, Jim has served in various roles on a number of key industry advisory councils and boards, including the NMHC Advisory Council, NMHC Board of Directors, the MBA Capital Markets Committee, and the National Association of Homebuilders.

  • Witt Wittenberg

    Director
  • Jimmy Mayfield

    Managing Director
  • Andy Shires

    Managing Director
  • Mark Nelson

    Director
  • Dan Wolins

    Managing Director
  • Joe Mosley II

    Managing Director
  • Richard Bassuk

    CEO, Greystone Bassuk
  • Drew Fletcher

    President, Greystone Bassuk
  • Richard Bassuk

    CEO, Greystone Bassuk
  • Luann Gutierrez

    Managing Director, Healthcare
  • Amy Ivy

    Director
  • Paul Fried

    Executive Managing Director, Greystone Bassuk
  • Richard Kourbage

    Director
  • Kyle Jemtrud

    Director
  • Lorie Hanson

    Relationship Manager
  • Frank Small

    Chief Investment Officer, Greystone Healthcare Investments

    Frank leads Greystone Healthcare Investments and oversees all aspects of Greystone’s healthcare real estate principal equity investment strategy.  He is responsible for sourcing and structuring new investments, overseeing portfolio management, while also managing capital relationships.  Prior to joining Greystone, Frank was a Managing Director at GMF Capital, where he pursued investment opportunities and potential sponsor partners for healthcare strategies across the U.S. and in the United Kingdom. Previously, he also led healthcare investment at 12 North Capital, a firm he founded, and as a Managing Director at Fortress Investment Group. Prior to that, he completed over $4 billion of fully realized investments as global head of healthcare real estate at JER Partners.  Frank received an M.B.A. in finance from NYU Stern School of Business and a B.A. in Sociology from Princeton University.

  • Mark R. Jarrell

    Head of Portfolio Lending Group

    Mark has overall responsibility for Greystone’s non-Agency lending activities, including its CMBS business and its bridge and mezzanine lending efforts. Mark has been working in commercial real estate and commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) since 1983, and has a broad base of expertise in securitization, origination, underwriting, marketing and asset management.

    Immediately prior to joining Greystone, Mark served as President and COO of the publicly-traded mortgage REIT CRIIMI MAE Inc. (NYSE: CMM), which invested in subordinate commercial mortgage-backed securities. While there, he successfully managed a going-private merger transaction, which included serving as acting CEO during the 12-month merger process. Earlier in his career, he held senior positions in the CMBS groups at Merrill Lynch, Daiwa Securities and Greenwich Capital, among other firms, from 1986-2002.

    Mark earned a Bachelor’s degree from Columbia College, Columbia University. He also holds a Master of Public Affairs degree from Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University.

  • Allison Berman

    General Counsel, Chief Risk Officer, Greystone EB-5

    Allison is the Manager and General Counsel of Greystone EB-5 Holdings Corp. She works on structuring and administering EB-5 compliant project investments on behalf of the company’s borrower clients nationwide. Allison is also responsible for working on general business matters for Greystone’s EB-5 program and for preparing legal agreements, offering and loan documents in connection with each of Greystone’s EB-5 projects.

    Allison joined Greystone in 2006 as Deputy General Counsel and has been involved in all aspects of legal representation of the Greystone affiliated companies.  Prior to joining Greystone, she was a partner in Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP’s New York real estate practice where she focused on financings of all varieties, including structured, syndicated, securitized and construction; senior/mezz intercreditor issues; and acquisitions and dispositions of assets and portfolios for both private and public companies in the real estate sector.

    She earned a J.D. cum laude from Boston University School of Law and an A.B. from Duke University.

  • Billy Posey

    CEO of Greystone's Lending Platforms

    Billy is the CEO of all Greystone’s Lending Platforms, including FHA, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, CMBS, Bridge and others. He is very active in the development of correspondent relationships with key financial institutions and mortgage bankers. Billy has worked in banking and finance with an emphasis in commercial real estate finance since 1982. Prior to joining Greystone, he was the CEO for Univest Financial Services and was a partner in an international accounting firm. He earned a B.A. from Rhodes College and is a certified public accountant.

  • Mordecai Rosenberg

    President of Greystone's Lending Platforms

    Mordecai is the President of all Greystone’s Lending Platforms, overseeing strategy and business development for multifamily and healthcare mortgage lending activities. Mordecai used to run Greystone’s FHA lending business.

    Prior to leading the FHA business, Mordecai served as a Managing Director, leading one of Greystone’s top origination teams, with a focus on FHA lending and taxable and tax-exempt bond transactions for multifamily housing and healthcare properties. Under his leadership, his team structured and closed over $2 billion in debt and equity investments. Prior to joining Greystone, Mordecai was a Vice President at Red Stone Partners where he sourced, structured and underwrote tax-exempt housing bond acquisitions for an investment group owned by Prudential Real Estate Investors.

    Mordecai graduated Magna Cum Laude with Honors from University of Pennsylvania, and also studied at several international universities, including London School of Economics, Moscow State University and University of Dar Es Salaam in Tanzania, Africa.

  • Bryan Foxley

    Managing Director
  • Rick Wolf

    Head of Production for Small Loans

    Rick Wolf is a Senior Managing Director and heads production for Greystone’s small loans platform, overseeing regional production managers in the U.S.

    Previously, he worked at Fannie Mae for 11 years as Vice President where he was responsible for small loan production, negotiated pools and large national accounts. Mr. Wolf also worked in securitization groups at Merrill Lynch and KPMG.

    Mr. Wolf holds an MBA in finance from Florida State University and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Miami.

  • Cody Tremper

    Managing Director
  • Mike Garbers

    Managing Director
  • Aaron Hargrove

    Managing Director
  • Eric Taylor

    Managing Director
  • Federico Calaf

    Relationship Manager
  • Gary Woods

    Relationship Manager
  • David Varca

    Managing Director
  • Thomas Ravert

    Director
  • John Prebarich

    Director
  • Nikhil Kanodia

    Head of Production, FHA Lending

    Nikhil Kanodia is the Head of Production for Greystone’s FHA lending group. He focuses on managing client relationships with various real estate owners, originating new loans and identifying opportunities for new initiatives in the marketplace.

    Prior to joining Greystone, Nikhil was a Vice President with Deutsche Bank’s Real Estate, Gaming, Lodging & Leisure Investment Banking Group, where he spent 10 years covering clients and executing capital market and M&A transactions totaling over $40 billion.

    Nikhil earned a Master’s degree from Rochester Institute of Technology, and an undergraduate degree from Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics in Mumbai.

  • Ken Jones

    Director
  • Barry Wolfson

    Chief Underwriter, FHA Lending

    Barry Wolfson is Greystone’s Chief FHA Underwriter. In this role, he reviews concept packages and underwriter’s narratives on all applications submitted to HUD. He also answers underwriters’ and originators’ questions on all aspects of HUD financing and assists them in structuring complex transactions. He created Greystone’s sizing and underwriting spreadsheets and a system of automated creation of large parts of the concept packages and underwriters narratives from the spreadsheets. He is also responsible for loan lead generation for Greystone’s originators.
    Prior to Greystone, he was Managing Law Partner/Underwriter’s Counsel at the law firm of Wolfson and Frankel; Underwriter’s Counsel at the law firm of Squire Patton Boggs; and Bond and Underwriter’s Counsel at The Cavanagh Law Firm. He also acted as a consultant to the Arizona Housing Finance Review Board and the Arizona and New Mexico legislatures on housing bond finance.
    He received a J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law and a B.A. from John Hopkins University (Magna Cum Laude). He also attended the Universitė de Lyon (Lyon, France) and the Graduate History of Art Program at Arizona State University.
    He is the author of “Housing Bond Finance” (Weekly Credit Markets); “Housing Finance under the Mortgage Subsidy Bond Tax Act” (The Bond Buyer), Complete Book of C Programming (Prentice Hall) and various other publications.

  • Gill Dolan

    Managing Director
  • Jim Cooper

    Managing Director
  • Blake Willeford

    Managing Director
  • Bob Momeier

    Originator
  • Brian Jones

    Managing Director
  • Harris Heller

    Managing Director
  • Ana Ramos

    Head of Western Region Small Loan Production

    Ana is a Managing Director and Regional Head of West Coast Small Loan Production. Ana is a Greystone alumnus with 20 years of total commercial real estate lending experience, specializing in Agency origination and execution.

    Ms. Ramos rejoins Greystone after serving as a Vice President at Arbor Commercial Mortgage and as a Senior Vice President & Regional Manager at Hunt Mortgage Group. Previously, she served for 8 years at Greystone as a Managing Director when the company was initially growing its West Coast lending platform.

  • Jennifer Cherney

    Managing Director
  • Patrick Smith

    Vice President
  • Anthony Alicea

    Head of Production, Portfolio Lending Group

    Anthony Alicea is Head of Production for the Portfolio Lending Group, overseeing origination for the firm’s bridge and mezzanine lending products that complement Greystone’s FHA, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and CMBS lending products.

    Mr. Alicea brings a wealth of experience in commercial real estate finance. Throughout his 20-year career, he has led CMBS and securitization projects for Arthur Andersen’s real estate consultancy, managed CMBS production at Nomura Credit & Capital, Inc., and originated Agency loans as well as CDO activity at Centerline Capital Group (now Hunt Mortgage). Mr. Alicea also previously held multifamily finance roles at Pensam Capital LLC and World Class Capital Group.

  • Kyle Kalkofen

    Relationship Manager
  • Dan Gillard

    Senior Production Manager
  • Amanuel Mekonen

    Director
  • Steve Germano

    Managing Director, Multifamily
  • Scott Kavel

    Managing Director

    Scott is a Managing Director and Head of Greystone’s Seniors Housing Finance Team. Highly regarded for his creative approach to solving problems and superior ability to execute, Scotthas been a leading industry contributor for over 20 years, and has arranged over $5 Billion in seniors housing financing.

    Scott previously led Collateral Mortgage and Grandbridge Seniors Housing Lending platforms where he earned Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s top annual producer award on multiple occasions.

    Scott earned a Bachelor’s degree from Florida State University, an MBA in Real Estate and Risk Management from the University of Georgia, and passed the CPA Exam at his first sitting. He is an Executive Board Member of American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA).

  • Curtis Pollock

    Corporate Co-Chief Operating Officer

    Curt joined Greystone in 1993. He co-manages business operations and new business development for the various Greystone companies. He is responsible for strategic planning and management of lending and general banking relationships; maintenance of quality control in accounting practices; corporate compliance; portfolio and risk management; and human resources, benefits and insurance.

    Prior to joining Greystone, he was with the CPA firm of HLB Gross Collins in Atlanta specializing in real estate, corporate finance and mortgage banking.

    He holds a B.B.A. from Georgia State University where he also attended the Masters of Taxation program.

  • Charlie Baxter

    Chief Lending Officer, Agency Lending

    Charlie is the Chief Lending Officer for Greystone’s Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac lending platforms. In this role, he oversees operations, underwriting, closing and delivery of all Agency loan production. Having joined Greystone in 2005, Charlie is also a member of the Corporate Management Committee, which is responsible for establishing short- and long-term strategy of the company.

    Prior to Greystone, Charlie was Chief Operating Officer for nationwide commercial real estate finance firm Reliant Professional Services where he was responsible for the company’s overall P&L as well as operations and new business development. He has also served senior roles at Univest Financial Services and PCA Foundation.

    Charlie received a Bachelor of Science degree from Wofford College and an MBA from Georgia State University. He also holds the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation. Charlie is a Commander in the United States Naval Reserve.

  • Kerry Brewer

    Vice President, Greystone Property Management Corporation

    Kerry Brewer is the Vice President of Greystone’s Property Management Division. With more than 20 years’ experience in managing multifamily properties, Kerry oversees all aspects of Greystone’s multifamily management operations throughout the United States. Prior to joining Greystone, Ms. Brewer held a senior management position with another large Midwest based property management company for many years. Ms. Brewer is a Certified Credit Compliance Professional and has earned her HCCP designation. She has monitored compliance with LIHTC/Bond requirements in over 12 states. Kerry has experience with various government programs including Tax Credit, Trust Fund Bond, BOND, SAIL, HOME, FMHA and HUD Section 8 and has completed over 100 hours of continuing education covering these programs.

  • Charles Di Maggio

    COO of Greystone Management Solutions

    Charles Di Maggio oversees Greystone Management Solutions. He provides a wide variety of real estate services for clients, including lease negotiation, drafting, review, use compliance, tenant relations, debt collection, marketing, quality control and client communication.

    Since 1980, Charles has been actively involved in real estate, management, law and construction in both the public and private sectors. Prior to joining Greystone, he was an executive vice president for Grenadier Realty Corp. He has also served as the City of New York’s lead housing and real estate lobbyist in Albany, the Assistant Commissioner for Local Government Affairs and Contract Management for the Department of Housing Preservation and Development, and as the Assistant Representative to the Board of Estimate for the Mayor’s Office of the City of New York under the administration of Edward I. Koch.

    Charles has a B.A. from Fordham University, a Master’s in urban planning from Hunter College, City University of New York and a J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law. He is a licensed real estate broker in New York State and a member of the New York State and Colorado Bar Associations, the American Public Transportation Association, and the Rent Stabilization Association of New York. He is licensed to practice law in the states of New York and Colorado.

  • Rob Russell

    Head of CMBS Production

    Rob brings more than 15 years of real estate experience to Greystone and has executed transactions in excess of $6 billion throughout his distinguished career. Previously, Russell was the Chief Production Officer at Pillar Multifamily, LLC and served as a Managing Director at Wachovia Securities, where his duties included originating and structuring debt/preferred equity transactions in the United States, and establishing Wachovia’s lending operations in Canada. He has also held similar positions at Credit Suisse, Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette and Nomura Asset Capital Corporation.

    Rob holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Vermont and a Juris Doctorate from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. He serves on the Advisory Board of the School of Business Administration at the University of Vermont.

  • Jay Kirsch

    Managing Director
  • Joe Averbook

    Vice President
  • Robert Barolak

    Corporate Co-Chief Operating Officer

    Bob has been a key executive since the firm’s inception. He has overseen strategy in most of Greystone’s business lines and supervised the firm’s nationwide housing business on both the debt and equity sides. He frequently guides some of the firm’s more innovative transactions. Today, his activities focus predominantly on the firm’s multifamily property acquisition and management efforts as well as its affordable housing preservation activities.

    Prior to joining Greystone in 1989, Bob was a tax-exempt finance attorney with Ballard, Spahr, Andrews & Ingersoll. He has a B.A. from Dickinson College and a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law.

  • Sharon Briskman

    Executive Vice President, Servicing and Asset Management

    Sharon leads Greystone’s servicing and asset management division and oversees Investor Reporting; Custodial Accounting; Loan Administration; Securities and Documentation; and Customer Care. She previously served as CFO of the company’s servicing and lending platforms. Greystone’s $16 billion portfolio of loans is serviced for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, FHA, USDA and other investors, and has maintained the highest rating from Standard & Poor’s (Strong) for several years.

    Prior to joining Greystone in 2005, Sharon was an Executive Vice President at Wells Fargo where she was the Director of Agency Servicing. She has also held senior roles at AMI Capital Inc., Prudential Multifamily Mortgage and Capri Capital (formerly Washington Capital).

    Sharon earned a Bachelor’s degree from George Washington University.

  • Tanya Eastwood

    President, Affordable Housing Initiatives

    Tanya’s primary focus is assisting owners and developers in meeting complex challenges associated with the recapitalization, rehabilitation and preservation of affordable housing across the US. She sources new finance and real estate preservation opportunities under the Fannie Mae, FHA and USDA product lines. Tanya has worked in multi-family real estate since 1989, specifically in development, management, fiscal analysis and asset management.

    Prior to joining Greystone, she was Executive Director of WAJ Management, LLC where she directed the asset management of LIHTC, HUD, and USDA sites located throughout North Carolina. Furthermore, she served for approximately 11 years as Regional Vice President of Development for Forest City Residential Group, a Cleveland based $10.7 billion publicly traded real estate company, where she concentrated on urban development and adaptive re-use of multifamily sites throughout the eastern US.

    Tanya holds an active North Carolina Real Estate Broker-In-Charge License. She has also been elected President of the Council for Affordable and Rural Housing (CARH) for the 2016-2018 term. Over the years, Tanya has participated in many educational conferences/workshops and is considered to be one of today’s top innovative leaders in preservation of affordable housing.

  • William B. Guessford

    Senior Vice President of Multifamily Property Management and Acquisitions

    Bill provides oversight of all REO properties, and participates in the analysis and purchase of new assets. His group is responsible for Fannie Mae property inspections and interventions in troubled assets.

    Bill is a certified property manager from the Institute of Real Estate Management and holds the CAM, CAMII, and CAMT designations through the National Apartment Association, as well as the National Assisted Housing Professional designation through the National Assisted Housing Management Association.

  • Anthony Cristi

    Managing Director
  • Neal Raburn

    Managing Director
  • Nicholas Diamond

    Director
  • Bruce Bolick

    Chief Financial Officer

    Bruce is the Chief Financial Officer of Greystone. Bruce has more than twenty-nine years of experience in public accounting including: supervised auditing, accounting principles, tax compliance and planning; consulting and business valuation engagements. His clientele included companies, large and small, public and private; in the fields of construction, real estate, retailing, high technology, manufacturing, wholesaling, professional services, and finance.

    Prior to joining Greystone, Bruce was a partner and the head of the merger and acquisition department of HLB Gross Collins and was involved with the Greystone family of companies for more than 10 years, having worked on various audits, compilations, reviews and special projects.

    Bruce is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the North Carolina Society of Certified Public Accountants. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

  • Jonathan D. Coven

    Executive Managing Director, Off Balance Sheet Lending

    Jonathan joined Greystone in 1999. He is a senior executive involved in corporate planning and special projects. Prior to Greystone, Jonathan spent 25 years working for premier real estate development companies including fifteen years with Olympia & York and Trizec. He is experienced in turning around distressed projects. Just before joining Greystone, he worked as a Vice President for Hong Kong-based Concord Properties which had foreclosed on a vacant 1.0 million square foot Manhattan office building. Through an innovative layering of city and state incentive programs, Jonathan secured two anchor tenants who leased 750,000 square feet guaranteeing the success of the project. Jonathan holds a B.A. and M.B.A. from the University of Michigan.

  • Thomas P. Ryan

    CEO - Greystone Development

    Tom is one of the original founders of Greystone Development and oversees all aspects of Greystone’s real estate development team from conception to completion.  He is responsible for sourcing and structuring new acquisitions and joint ventures, while also leading the day to day activities, along with managing capitalization, entitlements, design, construction and sale & leasing of the properties.

    Tom’s substantial experience in the real estate development business spans twenty-five years, spearheading transactions of over 4 million square feet / $2.5 billion.  His proven track record of producing quality projects of sustained value is a testament to his appreciation of real estate and his eye for detail and design.

    Tom brings a universal knowledge of the development process gained from his experience in Single and Multi-family housing, Commercial and Retail Development and Health Care Facilities.

  • Clint Darby

    Head of Midwestern Region Small Loan Production
  • Cary Tremper

    Managing Director
  • Leor Dimant

    Associate
  • Jef Elm

    Managing Director
  • Jeffrey Baevsky

    Senior Managing Director, Structured Finance

    Jeff is responsible for the firm’s project finance efforts, fostering banking relationships and managing loan syndication and capital market activities. Prior to joining Greystone, Jeff served as Head of Capital Markets at Gramercy Capital Corp. where he was responsible for arranging corporate and project debt and leading secondary loan trading activities. Over his career, he has advised on and completed mortgage-based credit facilities, mezzanine finance, off-balance sheet acquisition and asset development programs, and both public and private debt and equity capital placements. Jeff received an M.B.A. in finance and real estate from the MIT Sloan School of Management and a Bachelor of Science and Engineering degree from the University of Pennsylvania.

  • Jeff Englund

    Senior Managing Director

    Jeff is a Senior Managing Director for Greystone’s multifamily affordable housing finance platform. He is responsible for the oversight of affordable product lines within FHA, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac agency lending programs and development of proprietary affordable housing lending products.

    Jeff joined Greystone in 2005 to build a dedicated affordable housing finance team focused solely on low-income housing tax credit, tax-exempt bond and other affordable multifamily loan products designed to preserve this asset class nationwide. Prior to joining Greystone, Jeff was part of the management team at Midland Companies/MMA Financial responsible for the credit underwriting of both the construction and permanent financing / equity on multifamily affordable housing projects with 9% LIHTC and Tax Exempt Bonds with 4% LIHTC equity.

    He has over 20 years of multifamily affordable housing lending experience, received a B.A. from St. Cloud University majoring in commercial real estate and is a Certified General Real Estate Appraiser licensed in Minnesota and Florida.

  • Andrew Ellis

    Relationship Manager
  • Lori DiMartino

    Vice President
  • Doug P. Benach

    Chief Investment Officer, Real Estate

    Doug leads Greystone’s real estate acquisition and new development strategies. Before his current role, Mr. Benach oversaw the development, construction, sale and leasing of Greystone’s real estate development portfolio.

    Doug has worked for more than 40 years in real estate development, construction, marketing and management in the U.S. and the Middle East.

    He spent 12 years as a senior executive at Starrett Housing Corporation/HRH. Some notable projects Doug has been involved with include Citicorp World Headquarters, Trump Tower, Trump Plaza and the Javits Convention Center.

  • Arthur Hatzopoulos

    Executive Managing Director

    Art has been with Greystone since February 1998. He is responsible for securing financing for Greystone’s various business activities and is a key member of Greystone’s credit committees.

    Art also works closely with Greystone Health Care Management in acquisitions, financing, and operations oversight. He has worked in the public and private sectors in the areas of healthcare, multifamily, affordable housing and tax-exempt real estate finance since 1979. Prior to joining Greystone, he was a senior vice president with Related Capital Company. Earlier in his career, he was Deputy Director for the Jersey City, NJ Department of Housing and Economic Development.

    Art earned a B.A. from Columbia University and an M.C.R.P from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

  • Chip Hudson

    Head of Conventional and Affordable Agency Lending

    Chip Hudson is the Executive Vice President and Head of Conventional and Affordable Agency Loan Production. He is responsible for business development with certain key investment banks, borrowers, commercial banks and mortgage bankers. Mr. Hudson has been in a leadership role at Greystone for over 14 years, and has over 20 years of total commercial real estate finance experience. Previously, he served as Chief Underwriter of Greystone’s Agency lending platform.

    Prior to joining Greystone, Mr. Hudson helped Nationwide Life build its capital markets lending platform. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Rhodes College.

  • Keith Hires

    Managing Director
  • Reuben Dolny

    Vice President
  • Howard Katz

    Director
  • Dale Holzer

    Managing Director
  • DJ Elefant

    Vice President
  • Jonathan Russell

    Chief Information Officer

    Jon oversees all operations for Greystone IT- the exclusive provider of information technology systems and resources for Greystone and its affiliates. He is responsible for establishing IT strategy and ensuring that IT initiatives are properly aligned with corporate and business objectives. He specializes in working with businesses to design and deploy highly available systems that increase efficiency and create competitive advantages.

    Prior to joining Greystone Jon spent 14 years directing the information technology division of a CPA firm in Atlanta, Georgia. Jon is a graduate of Kennesaw State University with B.B.A. degrees in Accounting and Marketing.

  • Claudia Schiepers

    Chief Marketing Officer

    Claudia oversees all of Greystone’s marketing communications initiatives and is responsible for the company’s brand identity. She manages the firm’s public relations, advertising, conferences, internet presence and collateral.

    Claudia has been a specialist in the field of marketing communications since 1998 and has worked all over the world. Before Greystone, Claudia managed the communication and marketing efforts for companies such as Capco, Alcatel, Xircom and Technicolor.

    She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the Xios – Hogeschool Limburg in her native Belgium.

  • Brian Liske

    Head of Eastern Region Small Loan Production

    Brian Liske is a Managing Director at Greystone, based in the firm’s Atlanta and New York offices. He hires, trains and leads an active network of commercial loan originators in the Northeast and Southeast, with a focus on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac loan products tailored to meet the needs of investors in multifamily properties.

    His team has contributed to Greystone’s rank as a Top 3 national small loan originator and a Top 10 overall Agency lender.

    Mr. Liske earned a bachelor’s degree from Purdue University and an MBA from USC – Marshall.

  • Lisa Fischman

    Vice President
  • Elie Gabay

    Vice President
  • Lisa Schwartz

    General Counsel

    Lisa is responsible for the oversight of the legal department. She advises senior management on corporate governance, licensing, insurance, security, personnel matters, risk management, litigation, advertising and general business matters. She is also responsible for preparation of legal agreements and management of outside counsel and provides legal support for numerous start-up businesses.

    Lisa has provided legal counsel in the areas of corporate and securities law, structured finance, and other financial transactions since 1990. Prior to joining Greystone, she was a corporate attorney for Thacher Proffitt & Wood.

    She earned a B.S.B.A. from the University of Illinois and a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law.

  • John Marr

    Managing Director
  • Rob Meehan

    Director
  • Christine Griffin

    Managing Director
  • Victoria Spevacek

    Chief Human Resources Officer

    Victoria is Greystone’s Chief Human Resource Officer, responsible for the Human Resource functions across all Greystone companies.  In this role, she is responsible for developing and executing human resource strategy in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction of the organization.

    Before joining Greystone, Victoria was the Director, Business Manager to the Chief Information Officer at Royal Bank of Scotland where she delivered all HR programs to the technology department. Victoria has also held positions with Pepsi Bottling Group and Previsor, where she consulted with Fortune 500 organizations to set HR policies and processes for recruitment and hiring in the US, Canada, Mexico and the UK. She has led project teams aligning company hiring standards with local legal requirements for two Fortune 100 organizations.

    A graduate of Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon, Victoria studied Sociology/Anthropology and played NCAA Basketball and Tennis.

  • Tom Meunier

    Managing Director
  • Richard Heyman

    Executive Managing Director

    Mr. Heyman is an Executive Managing Director of Greystone and has been with the firm since July 1988.  Prior to that he was an associate at Dean Witter Housing and Real Estate Finance located in Atlanta, Georgia.

    Mr. Heyman manages Greystone’s FHA workout team as well as one of its leading loan origination teams.  The group has been and continues to be a pioneer in structuring workouts for FHA insured multifamily and healthcare loans we actively pursue distressed loans which have been originated and are serviced by other lenders.

    Additionally, Mr. Heyman leads an origination team which utilizes all the Greystone lending platforms.

    Mr. Heyman earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Vanderbilt University and a Masters of Management degree from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

  • Serafino Tobia

    Director of CMBS and Bond Trading

    Serafino is responsible for committing the company’s capital for the purchase and sale of FHA-insured mortgages, Fannie Mae and Ginnie Mae mortgage-backed securities, and tax-exempt municipal bonds.

    Since 1980, Serafino has handled securities trading, portfolio management and hedging and derivative structuring. He also specialized in mortgage debt securities and municipal bonds. Prior to joining Greystone, he was a bond and derivatives trader in the municipal bond proprietary portfolio group for Lehman Brothers.

    Serafino holds a B.A. from Brandeis University and an M.B.A. in finance from Stern School, New York University.

  • Dan Ross

    Managing Director
  • Kevin H. Williams

    Executive Vice President and COO, Agency & FHA Lending

    Kevin H. Williams is Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Greystone’s Agency and FHA lending platforms. Kevin has been in a leadership role at Greystone for over 10 years, and has over 24 years of total commercial real estate finance experience.

    Prior to joining Greystone, Kevin held the position of Executive Vice President with GMAC Commercial Mortgage. He was also an executive with Univest Financial Service.

    Kevin holds a Bachelor’s degree from Rhodes College and an M.B.A. from the University of Kentucky.

  • Tony Spaeth

    Managing Director
  • Matt Stevens

    Relationship Manager
  • Fred Levine

    Managing Director
  • Tim Thompson

    Managing Director
  • Jon Morales

    Vice President
  • Donny Rosenberg

    Managing Director
  • Justin Wade

    Relationship Manager
  • Jonathan Rosenberg

    Managing Director
  • Jody McClanahan

    Director of Human Resources

    Ms. McClanahan is responsible for directing all benefits, new employment and personnel matters. She is a member of the new business team that organizes and supports all office operations. These include: legal, payroll, marketing, and personnel for each new business that Greystone develops.

    Jody has worked in banking, specializing in human resources and management since 1973. Prior to joining Greystone, she served as vice president of The Fauquier Bank.

    She is a graduate of the Virginia Bankers School of Bank Management and the American Bankers Association of Human Resource Graduate School.

  • Tim Wright

    Director
  • David Schwartz

    Managing Director
  • Abe Spira

    Director
  • Jason Stein

    Vice President
  • Jeff Stiel

    Vice President
  • John Williams

    Vice President
  • Karen Marotta