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Gary Bechtel

Money 360

Gary Bechtel serves as president of Money360. Prior to joining the company, he was chief lending/originations officer of CU Business Partners, LLC, one of the nation’s largest credit union service organizations (CUSO). He has also held management or production positions with Grubb & Ellis, Meridian Capital, Johnson Capital, FINOVA Realty Capital, Pacific Southwest Realty Services and Hometown Commercial Capital.

Bechtel began his career with the Alison Co. and over the past 29 years has been involved in all aspects of the commercial real estate finance industry as a lender and an intermediary, including the origination, underwriting, structuring, placement and closing of more than $8 billion in commercial debt transactions.

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How Liquidity Promotes Opportunity, Yield and a Greater Public Good
While traditional bank lenders remain constrained by the regulations enacted by Dodd-Frank and Basel III, alternative lenders in large part have been filling the void.
The Pros and Cons of Proposed Federal Charters for Fintech
The special charter proposal levels the playing field by applying the same statutes that currently apply to national banks to those Fintech companies that choose to apply for the national charter.
How to Evaluate Investment Opportunities in CRE Marketplace Lending 1
For investors interested in adding commercial real estate to their fixed-income portfolios, there are several factors to consider.
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Shrinking CMBS Market Casts Uncertain Jobs Forecast
Brace yourselves: The CMBS market is facing turbulent waters, and some issuers are likely to jump ship.
U.S. Commercial Real Estate: A Favorite among Foreign Investors
The real story lies in the steady growth of overseas investment in small- to mid-balance commercial real estate transactions.
How to Evaluate Commercial Real Estate Investment Opportunities with Online Lenders
While marketplace lending platforms utilize technology to improve deal flow and widen the investor base, it does not mean that traditional lending practices are outdated.
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Creating Your Own Rules: The Need for Regulation and Expertise in Alternative Lending Programs
Many marketplace lenders have already started to create these standards internally, and this trend will continue industry-wide.
Creating Demand for Investment in Secured Loans
More recently, marketplace lenders have transitioned to offering investors opportunities to break into the secured debt space, specifically through commercial real estate debt.
What Marketplace Lending Offers for Borrowers and Investors
Many of the commercial real estate borrowers searching for capital from non-traditional lenders, like marketplace lenders, may not be able to source debt from traditional lenders.
The Benefits and Risks of Online CRE Lending
There are significant complexities in evaluating properties and understanding commercial real estate cycles.
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