Trent Houchin is Director of Newmark’s Debt & Structured Finance team in the Austin office, where he is responsible for spearheading the Student Housing Debt and Structured Finance platform. Trent works closely with Newmark’s Student Housing group and specializes in providing best-in-class financing and capital structure solutions for student housing assets across the country, including permanent, bridge, equity and mezzanine debt financing. Houchin’s team leverages direct licenses with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, as well as industry-wide relationships with Life Insurance Companies, conduits/CMBS, banks and alternative debt executions to provide the most attractive financing options available.
Prior to joining Newmark Debt & Structured Finance, Houchin led the financial analyses of the Newmark Student Housing group where he was responsible for the comprehensive analysis of over $8 billion of investment-grade student housing assets. In addition, he was actively involved throughout the entire disposition process from the production of marketing materials and reports, to assistance through due diligence, and has worked closely with some of the largest student housing owners in the country.
Houchin graduated from Texas State University with a B.S. in Business Administration and a major in finance.