M&T Realty Capital Corp. Appoints Sigeti Managing Director

M&T Realty Capital Corp. Appoints Sigeti Managing Director
M&T Realty Capital Corp. appointed John Sigeti a Managing Director in Buffalo, N.Y.

Sigeti will originate debt placements for commercial real estate properties in upstate New York, primarily through M&T Realty Capital Corporation’s life insurance company relationships.

Sigeti joined M&T Realty Capital Corp. from working as an independent debt broker. His company, Sigeti Capital Markets, placed $77 million in debt during 2017. Prior to this, he worked at Five Star Bank as a commercial real estate team leader for two years and at M&T Bank for sixteen years in various roles of increasing responsibility in mortgage lending and loan workouts.

Love Funding Names Thole Director of Originations
Love Funding, Washington, D.C. hired Sharon Thole as a Director of Originations.

Thole will be based in Minneapolis. She joined Love Funding after serving as a multi-site COO for a non-for-profit senior living organization in Minneapolis. She has also served in executive operations and business development positions with national nursing home organizations.

HFF Hires Salinas as Director in San Francisco
HFF, Houston, announced Rick Salinas joined the firm as a director focused on multifamily debt and equity placement transactions. He is based in San Francisco.

Salinas has more than 15 years of experience in commercial real estate finance. He joins HFF from Berkadia where he was a senior director focused on multifamily loan production in the Western region with an emphasis on GSE, life company and bridge lending.

Previously, Salinas worked for 10 years at Wells Fargo with positions in the Multifamily Capital Group and the Capital Markets Group.

JLL Hires 15 Investment Sales, Debt Professionals in Denver, Phoenix and Seattle
JLL expanded its multifamily platform by adding 15 professionals across Denver, Phoenix and Seattle.

Expanding JLL’s multifamily presence in Denver are David Martin, Pamela Koster and Mike Grippi. They join from Moran & Company along with three additional team members. Together, they have more than 50 years of experience and nearly $8 billion in multifamily debt and sales transactions.

Joining JLL in Phoenix are Managing Directors Brandon Harrington and Matt Steffen, a duo specializing in multifamily debt and equity opportunities nationwide. Bringing over 25 years of combined experience, Harrington and Steffen arranged more than $1 billion of financing in the past two years alone, with nearly 75 percent of the volume financed with Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and HUD.

Managing Director Jim Schneider and Vice Presidents Madeleine Roach and William “Wim” Roach joined JLL’s multifamily platform in Seattle, along with one other team member. A 16-year veteran of HUD originations in the Pacific Northwest, Schneider has closed more than $2 billion in HUD loans in his career, including more than $1.2 billion in the last seven years with his prior firm, Centennial Mortgage. Prior to that, he was Director of Operations for PGIM Real Estate Finance, one of the largest FHA loan originators in the country.