Multifamily Capital Markets - Newmark

Multifamily Capital Markets

Newmark offers solutions to market single assets and portfolios and structure complex debt solutions, and directs life-of-loan servicing and asset management. We help clients effectively manage their real estate operations and portfolios. Our strategies are designed to optimize capital structure, boost efficiency, and maximize value.

Newmark's Multifamily Capital Markets Investment Sales team offers nationwide expertise and tailored, asset-specific strategies. Leveraging a proprietary database, our advisors harness unique market insights to match client assets with a diverse group of investors, from private and institutional owners to global capital.

The Multifamily Capital Markets Debt & Structured Finance team and investment sales advisor work together, from loan origination and underwriting, to closing, loan servicing, and asset management. They advise as to a wide range of debt products, including Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, FHA, Bridge, Life Company, Bank, and CMBS options.

The Multifamily Capital Markets platform includes:

  • "Top 2" Multifamily investment sales platform*

  • Top Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae lender

  • Multifamily production of $64 billion in 2022

  • 178k units sold in 2022

  • Access to global capital

  • Servicing portfolio of over $71 billion, including 3,500 loans in 48 states

  • National coverage, local expertise

  • Advisors with an average 20+ years’ experience

  • Deep bench of talent with over 575 Multifamily professionals

  • Proven track record of excellence in execution

*Source: Real Capital Analytics, 2022 National Rankings for Multifamily Sales

Our Services

Affordable Housing

Newmark's Affordable Housing Advisors team represents sellers and buyers of government-subsidized and tax credit, multifamily properties. Our commitment to excellence and ability to adapt has established our long-standing reputation as the industry’s leading broker of Section 8 and Section 42 properties.

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Newmark's Land Services team expertly aligns strategy, context, and development goals to secure the best possible sale price for our clients.

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Manufactured Housing

Newmark Manufactured Housing manages the sale of both family and age-restricted manufactured housing, as well as recreational vehicle investment properties.

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Student Housing

Newmark's Student Housing group offers investment advice paired with debt and equity placement services.

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Single-Family Rental Group

Newmark's Single-Family Rental (SFR) group offers customized investment sales, equity placement, and debt & structured finance services to meet our clients' unique needs.

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Workforce Housing

Newmark's Workforce Housing team specializes in advisory and brokerage services for multifamily property owners. Our expertise focuses on properties financed through Low Income Housing Tax Credits, Tax Exempt Bonds, and HUD rental and financing subsidies.

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The Multifamily Capital Markets team is responsible for $27 billion in transactions in 2023.

The Multifamily Capital Markets team is responsible for $27 billion in transactions in 2023.

The Multifamily Debt & Structured Finance group coordinates loan origination, underwriting, and closing. Ranked a Top Lender by Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae in 2023, our team delivers innovative and comprehensive investment solutions. We provide access to a wide range of debt products, including those from Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, FHA, as well as Bridge, Life Company, Bank, Equity Sourcing, and Conduit products, through our affiliates and partners.

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The Multifamily Capital Markets Servicing & Asset Management team manages over $176 billion of assets and more than 4,600 loans in 48 states. We offer a wide variety of financing options such as permanent loans, construction and forward products, mezzanine financing, and negotiated or multi-asset transaction loans, all secured by diverse property types including multifamily, healthcare, lodging, mobile home parks, office buildings, retail spaces, self-storage facilities, industrial sites, and mixed-use properties.

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Multifamily Capital Markets Leadership

Sharon Karaffa

Multifamily Capital MarketsPresident, Multifamily Debt & Structured Finance

Chad Lavender

President of Capital Markets for North America

Peter Torti

Multifamily Capital MarketsVice Chairman, Head of Production

Ron Steffenino

Vice Chairman, Servicing, Asset Management and Special Asset Management