MBA Honors Stacey Berger with 2020 CREF Distinguished Service Award

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 13, 2020) -  The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) on Monday awarded Stacey Berger, Executive Vice President of Midland Loan Services, with the 2020 Commercial Real Estate Finance (CREF) Distinguished Service Award at the 2020 Commercial Real Estate Finance/Multifamily Housing Convention & Expo in San Diego.

MBA created the CREF Distinguished Service Award to honor an individual's outstanding contributions to the commercial/multifamily real estate finance industry, and to the MBA.  

"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, 2020 MBA Chairman, and Global President, 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 over 50 MBA conferences and is active in planning content for the association's Capital Markets Summit, for which he also serves as a moderator.

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.