Editor's note: The following rankings are based on responses to NREI's 18th annual Top Lenders Survey and reflect total dollars financed or arranged in commercial real estate during the 2008 calendar year. In light of the current market conditions, some lenders and financial intermediaries chose not to participate in the survey.

2009 Top Lenders Survey Results:


Top 25 Direct Lenders ( #'s 1-8 | 9-16 | 17-25 )

Top 25 Financial Intermediaries ( #'s 1-8 | 9-16 | 17-25 )

Government-Sponsored Enterprises

Key:

Editor's Note
Top 25 Direct Lenders ( #'s 1-8 | 9-16 | 17-25 )
Top 25 Financial Intermediaries ( #'s 1-8 | 9-16 | 17-25 )
Government-Sponsored Enterprises

TOP 25 DIRECT LENDERS

1. Bank of America
Financed in 2008: $129.2 billion

100 North Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28255
Website: www.bankofamerica.com/commercialre
Officers: Eugune J. Godbold, President, Commercial Real Estate Banking; Ron D. Sturzenegger, Managing Director and Global Head of Real Estate Gaming & Lodging; George G. Ellison, Managing Director, Head Global Structured Products

2. Wells Fargo
Financed in 2008: $31.4 billion

420 Montgomery St.
San Francisco, CA 94104
Website: www.wellsfargo.com/realestate
Officers: Larry Chapman, Executive Vice President and Head of Commercial Real Estate; Ed Blakey, Executive Vice President and Head of Commercial Mortgage; Joe Kerwin, Vice President and Marketing Manager

3. Wachovia
Financed in 2008: $13.4 billion

301 S. College St.
Charlotte, NC 28202
Website: www.wachovia.com
Officers: Lynn Hughes, Vice President, Marketing Communications Manager

4. Deutsche Bank Commercial Real Estate
Financed in 2008: $11.3 billion

60 Wall Street
New York, NY 10005
Phone: (212) 250-2500
Website: www.db.com/cre
Officers: Jon Vaccaro, Global Head; Ken Dickey, Head of North America Origination; Susie Roberts, Vice President, Marketing

5. PNC
Financed in 2008: $11 billion

249 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-2707
Phone: (877) 762-7775
Website: www.pnc.com/realestate
Officers: Diana Reid, Executive Vice President and Head of Real Estate

6. Capmark Financial Group Inc.
Financed in 2008: $7.8 billion

116 Welsh Road
Horsham, PA 19044
Phone: (888) 848-2276
Website: www.capmark.com
Officers: Jay N. Levine, President/CEO; Barry Gersten, Executive Vice President; Joyce Patterson, Senior Vice President

7. KeyBank Real Estate Capital
Financed in 2008: $7.7 billion

127 Public Square
Cleveland, OH 04114
Phone: (888) 539-2221
Website: www.key.com/realestatecapital
Officers: E. J. Burke, Executive Vice President, Group Head; Norman V. Nichols, Executive Vice President, National Manager; Daniel Walsh, Executive Vice President, Director Real Estate Capital Markets; Gregory Hoeth, Marketing Manager

8. Prudential Mortgage Capital Co.
Financed in 2008: $7.6 billion

100 Mulberry St. 8th Floor GC4
Newark, NJ 07102
Phone: (888) 263-6800
Website: www.prumortgagecapital.com
Officers: David Twardock, President

Key:

Editor's Note
Top 25 Direct Lenders ( #'s 1-8 | 9-16 | 17-25 )
Top 25 Financial Intermediaries ( #'s 1-8 | 9-16 | 17-25 )
Government-Sponsored Enterprises

Key:

Editor's Note
Top 25 Direct Lenders ( #'s 1-8 | 9-16 | 17-25 )
Top 25 Financial Intermediaries ( #'s 1-8 | 9-16 | 17-25 )
Government-Sponsored Enterprises

TOP 25 DIRECT LENDERS

9. Natixis Real Estate Capital Inc.
Financed in 2008: $5.1 billion

9 West 57th Street, 36th Floor
New York, NY 10019
Phone: (212) 891-5700
Website: www.re.natixis.com
Officers: Scott Zucker, Managing Director, Head of Origination; Janine Shagoury, Managing Director, Head of US CIB Marketing Communications

10. CBRE Capital Markets
Financed in 2008: $3.1 billion

2800 Post Oak Blvd.
Houston, TX 77056
Phone: (713) 787-1932
Website: www.cbre.com/capitalmarkets
Officers: Brian Stoffers, President; Greg Vorwaller, Chief Operating Officer; Meagan Long, Marketing Manager

11. Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Financed in 2008: $2.5 billion

85 Broad Street
New York, N.Y. 10004
Phone: (212) 902-1000
Website: www.gs.com
Officers: Michael Graziano, Managing Director; Andy Jonas, Managing Director; Ted Borter, Managing Director

12. TIAA-CREF
Financed in 2008: $2.4 billion

730 Third Ave.
New York, NY 11762
Phone: (212) 916-5641
Website: www.tiaa-cref.org
Officers: Scott Evans, Executive Vice President, Asset Management; Rick Coppola, Managing Director, Commercial Mortgage; Glen Weiner, Vice President, Marketing

13. Northwestern Mutual
Financed in 2008: $2.1 billion

720 E. Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone: (414) 665-2457
Website: www.northwesternmutualrealestate.com
Officers: David D. Clark, Senior Vice President Real Estate; Michael P. Cusick, Managing Director - Real Estate West; Aaron Peterka, Corporate Relations Consultant

14. Grandbridge Real Estate Capital LLC
Financed in 2008: $2 billion

227 West Trade St.
Charlotte, NC 28202
Phone: (704) 332-4454
Website: www.gbrecap.com
Officers: Thomas S. Dennard, CEO; David A. Roberts, COO; Scott Kavel, Senior Vice President/Commercial Office Manager; Patricia Muse, VP/Marketing

15. Principal Real Estate Investors
Financed in 2008: $1.9 billion

801 Grand Ave.
Des Moines, Iowa 50392-0490
Phone: (800) 533-1390
Website: www.principalglobal.com
Officers: Patrick Halter, Executive Director, Real Estate; Randall Mundt, President and Chief Investment Officer; Steve Walker, Managing Director, Marketing and Client Services

16. M&T Realty Capital Corp.
Financed in 2008: $1.4 billion

25 South Charles St., 17th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: (800) 737-2344
Website: www.mandtrealtycapital.com
Officers: Tari Flannery, President; Arnold Smeenk, National Production Manager; Lisa Matwijow, Vice President/Marketing Coordinator

Key:

Editor's Note
Top 25 Direct Lenders ( #'s 1-8 | 9-16 | 17-25 )
Top 25 Financial Intermediaries ( #'s 1-8 | 9-16 | 17-25 )
Government-Sponsored Enterprises

Key:

Editor's Note
Top 25 Direct Lenders ( #'s 1-8 | 9-16 | 17-25 )
Top 25 Financial Intermediaries ( #'s 1-8 | 9-16 | 17-25 )
Government-Sponsored Enterprises

TOP 25 DIRECT LENDERS

17. GE Healthcare Financial Services
Financed in 2008: $1.24 billion

2 Bethesda Metro Center, Suite 600
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
Phone: (301) 347-3100
Website: www.gehealthcarefinance.com
Officers: Darren Alcus, President, GE Healthcare Financial Services; John Crosby, Chief Risk Officer, GE Healthcare Financial Services; Brian Beckwith, Senior Managing Director; Matthew Downs, Chief Marketing Officer

18. Walker & Dunlop
Financed in 2008: $1.22 billion

7501 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 1200
Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: (301) 215-5500
Website: www.walkerdunlop.com
Officers: William M. Walker, President & Chief Executive Operating Officer; Howard W. Smith III, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer; Ted Patch, Senior Vice President, Chief Production Officer

19. The Royal Bank of Scotland (tie)
Financed in 2008: $1.2 billion

600 Washington Boulevard
Stamford, CT 06901
Phone: (203) 625-2700
Website: www.rbs.com
Officers: Geoff Souter, Managing Director; Chris Wilson, Managing Director; Doug Tiesi, Managing Director; Peter Ward, Managing Director

19. Corus Bank, N.A. (tie)
Financed in 2008: $1.2 billion

3959 N. Lincoln Ave.
Chicago, IL 60613
Phone: (800) 890-8837
Website: www.corusbank.com
Officers: Robert J. Glickman, President & CEO; Timothy J. Stodder, Senior Vice President; Tina Dendrinos, Vice President, Credit Administration

21. Zions Bank National Real Estate
Financed in 2008: $900 million

1 South Main Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Phone: (801) 844-8288
Website: www.zionsbank.com
Officers: Scott Anderson, President; Peter Morgan, Executive Vice President; Matthew Hunt, Senior Vice President; Howard Anderson, Senior Vice President

22. Hudson Realty Capital LLC
Financed in 2008: $836 million

250 Park Ave. South, Third Floor
New York, NY 10003
Phone: (212) 532-3553
Website: www.hudsoncap.com
Officers: David Loo, Founder; Spencer Garfield, Managing Director

23. The Community Preservation Corp.
Financed in 2008: $606 million

28 East 28th Street
New York, NY 10016
Phone: (212) 869-5300
Website: www.communityp.com
Officers: Michael D. Lappin, President & CEO; John McCarthy, Executive Vice President& COO; Jack Greene, Senior Vice President & Chief Lending Officer; Brenda Ratliff, Vice President, Communications

24. Alliant Capital LLC
Financed in 2008: $433 million

4746 11th Ave. NE Suite 102
Seattle, WA 98105
Phone: (800) 522-6865
Website: www.alliantcapitalllc.com
Officers: Shawn Horwitz, Chairman; Byron Steenerson, President; Jay Blasberg, Senior Vice President

25. Wrightwood Capital
Financed in 2008: $430 million

Two North LaSalle Street, 9th Floor
Chicago, IL 60602
Phone: (312) 324-5900
Website: www.wrightwoodcapital.com
Officers: Bruce Cohen, Chief Executive Officer & Chairman of the Board; David Friedman, Managing Director, Fund Management; Jason Choulochas, Managing Director, Investments; Tanya Hiebler, Manager, Marketing

Key:

Editor's Note
Top 25 Direct Lenders ( #'s 1-8 | 9-16 | 17-25 )
Top 25 Financial Intermediaries ( #'s 1-8 | 9-16 | 17-25 )
Government-Sponsored Enterprises

Key:

Editor's Note
Top 25 Direct Lenders ( #'s 1-8 | 9-16 | 17-25 )
Top 25 Financial Intermediaries ( #'s 1-8 | 9-16 | 17-25 )
Government-Sponsored Enterprises

TOP 25 FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES

1. Bank of America
Arranged in 2008: $108.8 billion

100 North Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28255
Website: www.bankofamerica.com/commercialre
Officers: Eugune J. Godbold, President, Commercial Real Estate Banking; Ron D. Sturzenegger, Managing Director and Global Head of Real Estate Gaming & Lodging; George G. Ellison, Managing Director, Head Global Structured Products

2. HFF (Holliday Fenoglio Fowler LP)
Arranged in 2008: $13.7 billion

9 Greenway Plaza, Suite 700
Houston, TX 77046
Phone: (713) 852-3500
Website: www.hfflp.com
Officers: John H. Pelusi, Jr., Executive Managing Director; Mark D. Gibson, Executive Managing Director; Myra F. Moren, Director, Marketing & Research

3. Meridian Capital Group
Arranged in 2008: $11.5 billion

1 Battery Park Plaza
New York, NY 10004
Phone: (212) 972-3600
Website: www.meridiancapital.com
Officers: Ralph Herzka, President & CEO; Aaron Birnbaum, Executive Vice President; Dani Sabesan, Director of Marketing & Communications

4. Eastdil Secured
Arranged in 2008: $8.5 billion

40 West 57th St.
New York, NY 10019
Phone: (212) 315-7200
Website: www.eastdilsecured.com
Officers: Benjamin Lambert, Chairman; Roy March, CEO

5. Strategic Alliance Mortgage LLC
Arranged in 2008: $8 billion

c/o M. Robert Goldman Company, 100 Jericho Quadrangle, Suite 336
Jericho, NY 11753
Phone: (516) 224-5760
Website: www.samalliance.com
Officers: Jonathan Goldman, President; Treak Tasker, Executive Committee Member; Brock Walter, Executive Committee Member; Dennis Bernard, Executive Committee Member

6. CBRE Capital Markets
Arranged in 2008: $7 billion

2800 Post Oak Blvd.
Houston, TX 77056
Phone: (713) 787-1932
Website: www.cbre.com/capitalmarkets
Officers: Brian Stoffers, President; Greg Vorwaller, Chief Operating Officer; Meagan Long, Marketing Manager

7. Wells Fargo
Arranged in 2008: $6.1 billion

420 Montgomery St.
San Francisco, CA 94104
Website: www.wellsfargo.com/realestate.com
Officers: Larry Chapman, Executive Vice President and Head of Commercial Real Estate; Ed Blakey, Executive Vice President and Head of Commercial Mortgage; Joe Kerwin, Vice President and Marketing Manager

8. NorthMarq Capital
Arranged in 2008: $6 billion

3500 American Blvd West, Suite 500
Bloomington, MN 55431
Phone: (952) 356-0100
Website: www.northmarq.com
Officers: Edward Padilla, CEO; Michael J. Myers, Executive Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer; Lawrence Stephenson, Executive Vice President

Key:

Editor's Note
Top 25 Direct Lenders ( #'s 1-8 | 9-16 | 17-25 )
Top 25 Financial Intermediaries ( #'s 1-8 | 9-16 | 17-25 )
Government-Sponsored Enterprises

Key:

Editor's Note
Top 25 Direct Lenders ( #'s 1-8 | 9-16 | 17-25 )
Top 25 Financial Intermediaries ( #'s 1-8 | 9-16 | 17-25 )
Government-Sponsored Enterprises

TOP 25 FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES

9. Jones Lang LaSalle
Arranged in 2008: $3.62

300 East Randolph
Chicago, IL 60654
Phone: (312) 782-5800
Website: www.joneslanglasalle.com
Officers: Colin Dyer, President & Chief Operating Officer; Bart Steinfeld, Managing Director, Real Estate Investment Banking; Molly Kelly, Chief Marketing Officer, Americas

10. PNC
Arranged in 2008: $3.6 billion

249 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-2707
Phone: (877) 762-7775
Website: www.pnc.com/realestate
Officers: Diana Reid, Executive Vice President and Head of Real Estate

11. Q10 Capital LLC
Arranged in 2008: $2.6 billion

5110 Maryland Way, Suite 200
Brentwood, TN 37027
Phone: (615) 370-0241
Email: bstout@q10capital.com
Website: www.q10capital.com
Officers: James Murphy, Chairman; Robert M. Stout, President and CEO

12. Capmark Financial Group Inc.
Arranged in 2008: $2.5 billion

116 Welsh Road
Horsham, PA 19044
Phone: (888) 848-2276
Website: www.capmark.com
Officers: Jay N. Levine, President & CEO; Barry Gersten, Executive Vice President; Joyce Patterson, Senior Vice President

13. Johnson Capital
Arranged in 2008: $1.9 billion

2603 Main Street, Suite 200
Irvine, CA 92614
Phone: (949) 660-1999
Website: www.johnsoncapital.com
Officers: Guy K. Johson, President & CEO; Cliff B. Carnes III, COO

14. Ackman-Ziff Real Estate Group
Arranged in 2008: $1.8 billion

110 East 42 Street, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Phone: (212) 697-3333
Website: www.ackmanziff.com
Officers: Simon Ziff, President; Russell Schildkraut, Principal; Gerald Cohen, COO

15. Grandbridge Real Estate Capital LLC
Arranged in 2008: $1.6 billion

227 West Trade St.
Charlotte, NC 28202
Phone: (704) 332-4454
Website: www.gbrecap.com
Officers: Thomas S. Dennard, CEO; David A. Roberts, COO; Scott Kavel, SVP/Commercial Office Manager; Patricia Muse, VP/Marketing

16. Colliers Meredith & Grew
Arranged in 2008: $1.16 billion

160 Federal Street
Boston, MA 02110
Phone: (617) 330-8000
Website: www.colliersmg.com
Officers: Thomas J. Hynes Jr., Chairman; Kevin C. Phelan, President; Laura L. Spressert; David M. Douvadjian, Executive Vice President

Key:

Editor's Note
Top 25 Direct Lenders ( #'s 1-8 | 9-16 | 17-25 )
Top 25 Financial Intermediaries ( #'s 1-8 | 9-16 | 17-25 )
Government-Sponsored Enterprises

Key:

Editor's Note
Top 25 Direct Lenders ( #'s 1-8 | 9-16 | 17-25 )
Top 25 Financial Intermediaries ( #'s 1-8 | 9-16 | 17-25 )
Government-Sponsored Enterprises

TOP 25 FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES

17. Marcus & Millichap Capital Corp.
Arranged in 2008: $1.1 billion

19800 MacArthur Blvd., Suite 150
Irvine, CA 92612
Phone: (949) 419-3200
Email: whughes@marcusmillichap.com
Website: www.mmCapCorp.com
Officers: William E. Hughes, Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Marcus & Millichap Capital Corp.; Harvey E. Green, President and CEO of Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services

18. Walker & Dunlop
Arranged in 2008: $782 million

7501 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 1200
Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: (301) 215-5500
Website: www.walkerdunlop.com
Officers: William M. Walker, President and Chief Executive Operating Officer; Howard W. Smith III, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer; Ted Patch, Senior Vice President, Chief Production Officer

19. Dominion Healthcare Financial Corp.
Arranged in 2008: $650 million

11355 West Olympic Boulevard, Suite 210
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Phone: (310) 477-3041
Website: paul@dominfin.com
Officers: Paul S. Horvitz, President; Keith A. Olson, Executive Vice President

20. Metropolitan Capital Advisors
Arranged in 2008: $560 million

18111 Preston Road, Suite 650
Dallas, TX 75252
Phone: (972) 267-0600
Website: www.metcapital.com
Officers: Scott R. Lynn, Director & Principal

21. Principal Real Estate Investors
Arranged in 2008: $500 million

801 Grand Ave
Des Moines, Iowa 50392-0490
Phone: (800) 533-1390
Website: www.principalglobal.com
Officers: Patrick Halter, Executive Director, Real Estate; Randall Mundt, President and Chief Investment Officer; Steve Walker, Managing Director, Marketing and Client Services

22. NAI BlueStone Real Estate Capital
Arranged in 2008: $420 million

1717 Arch Street; Suite 4120
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: (215) 717-2227
Website: www.bluestonecap.com
Officers: Matthew McManus, Chairman; Kristopher Wood, Managing Director; Sue Moses, Director of Operations

23. Quantum First Capital
Arranged in 2008: $356 million

8235 Douglas Avenue, Suite 910
Dallas, Texas 75225
Phone: (214) 346-0200
Website: www.qfclp.com
Officers: Stuart Wernick, President; Eli Gershenson, Director; Jason Rice, Director

24. Beacon Realty Capital Inc.
Arranged in 2008: $270 million

549 W. Randolph Street, Suite 700
Chicago, IL 60661
Phone: (312) 207-0060
Website: www.beaconrealtycapital.com
Officers: Jim Ablan, Principal; Bill Johnson, Principal

25. Wachovia
Arranged in 2008: $132 million

301 S. College St.
Charlotte, NC 28202
Website: www.wachovia.com
Officers: Lynn Hughes, Vice President, Marketing Communications Manager

Key:

Editor's Note
Top 25 Direct Lenders ( #'s 1-8 | 9-16 | 17-25 )
Top 25 Financial Intermediaries ( #'s 1-8 | 9-16 | 17-25 )
Government-Sponsored Enterprises

Key:

Editor's Note
Top 25 Direct Lenders ( #'s 1-8 | 9-16 | 17-25 )
Top 25 Financial Intermediaries ( #'s 1-8 | 9-16 | 17-25 )
Government-Sponsored Enterprises

GOVERNMENT-SPONSORED ENTERPRISES

Freddie Mac
Financed in 2008: $24 billion

8200 Jones Branch Drive
McLean, VA 22102
Phone: (703) 903-2000
Website: www.freddiemac.com
Officers: John Koskinen, Interim CEO; Mike May, Senior Vice President, Multifamily; David Palombi, Senior Vice President, Corporate & Marketing Communications

Fannie Mae
Financed in 2008: $35.5 billion

3900 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20016
Phone: 202-752-7000
Website: www.fanniemae.com
Officers: Herbert M. Allison, President & CEO; Kenneth J. Bacon, Executive Vice President, Housing & Community Development; Phil Weber, SVP of Multifamily; Chuck Greener, SVP of Communications & Marketing Services