#CREF2020: MBA Honors Stacey Berger with 2020 CREF Distinguished Service Award

SAN DIEGO–The Mortgage Bankers Association this week awarded Stacey Berger, Executive Vice President of Midland Loan Services, with its 2020 Commercial Real Estate Finance Distinguished Service Award.

MBA presented Berger with the award here at its 2020 Commercial Real Estate Finance/Multifamily Housing Convention & Expo.

MBA Chairman Brian Stoffers, CMB, presents Stacey Berger with MBA CREF Distinguished Service Award.

“Throughout his illustrious career, Stacey has been an active participant with the MBA and has been a thought leader on various issues affecting the commercial/multifamily finance industry,” said Brian Stoffers, CMB, MBA 2020 Chairman and Global President of Debt & Structured Finance at CBRE. “His leadership, ability and intelligence have contributed to his success, and it is an honor to present him with this award.”

Berger is Executive Vice President with Midland Loan Services, where he has worked for the past 30 years and is a former Executive in Residence at the Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Tulane’s Freeman School of Business.

Berger is a past Vice Chair of MBA’s Commercial Real Estate/Multifamily Finance Board of Governors and continues to serve on several MBA committees. He has been to more than 50 MBA conferences and is active in planning content for the association’s Capital Markets Summit, for which he also serves as a moderator.

MBA created the CREF Distinguished Service Award to honor an individual’s outstanding contributions to the commercial/multifamily real estate finance industry and to MBA. Nominees for the CREF Distinguished Service Award must be associated with an MBA member firm, have a record of sustained and extraordinary service to MBA and the commercial/multifamily real estate finance industry and possess a strong reputation of ethical and professional conduct. This award is the highest honor an individual can receive from fellow MBA members.