MBA Announces Commercial Real Estate/Multifamily Finance Board of Governors for 2022

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WASHINGTON D.C. (October 19, 2021) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today announced the members of its Commercial Real Estate/Multifamily Finance Board of Governors (COMBOG) for 2022.

"This year's COMBOG lineup represents a comprehensive collection of industry experts, who know what's best for the entire real estate finance industry," said Kristy Fercho, MBA Chairman, and Executive Vice President and Head of Home Lending at Wells Fargo. "I look forward to working with COMBOG as we continue to address top-line priorities for the industry."  

COMBOG is comprised of MBA member executives representing all aspects of the commercial/ multifamily real estate finance industry. COMBOG leads the strategic development of MBA's commercial/multifamily policy and initiatives, as well as best practices and standards. Matthew Galligan, Vice Chairman Real Estate Finance, CIT will serve as COMBOG Chairman in 2022. Christine Chandler, Chief Credit Officer and COO, M&T Realty and Jeff Weidell, CMB, Chief Executive Officer, NorthMarq will serve as COMBOG Vice Chairs.

MBA named the following newly elected and appointed members of COMBOG:

  • Brian Hanson, CWCapital
  • Richard Hill, Morgan Stanley
  • Greg Michaud, Voya Investment Management
  • Smriti Popenoe, Dynex Capital
  • Hilary Provinse, Berkadia
  • Robert Slatt, Gantry
  • Steven Theobald, Walker & Dunlop
  •  John Waldeck, Pacific Life
  • Stephanie Wiggins, PGIM Real Estate  

Reinstated COMBOG members:  

  • Jeff Majewski, CBRE Capital Markets
  • Steven R. Johnson, Principal Real Estate Investors
  • Deborah Rogan, Bellwether Enterprise Real Estate Capital
  • Wally Reid, JLL Capital Markets
  • Katie Hubbard, CFA, State Farm Life Insurance Company
  • Richard "Rick" Jones, Esq, Dechert LLP


Continuing members of COMBOG:          

  • Stacy Ackermann, K&L Gates
  • Steven Bean, Claris
  • J. Theodore Borter, Goldman Sachs
  • Victor Calanog, Ph.D., CRE, FRICS, Moody's Analytics 
  • Jim Costello, Real Capital Analytics
  • Michele Evans, Fannie Mae
  • Amy Frazey, StanCorp Mortgage Investors LLC
  • Jeff Friedman, Mesa West Capital, LLC
  • Jack Gay, Nuveen Real Estate
  • Gregg Gerken, TD Bank N.A.
  • Jonathan Goldman, M. Robert Goldman & Company, Inc
  • Deborah L. "Debby" Jenkins, Freddie Mac
  • Frank Lutz, Arbor Realty Trust
  • Angela Mago, Key Commercial Bank & KeyBank Real Estate Capital
  • John "Jack" Maher, Hartford Investment Management Co
  • Patrick Mattson, KKR Real Estate Finance Trust, Inc
  • Kara McShane, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
  • Gary N. Otten, MetLife, Inc
  • Dilip Petigara, Latitude Hospitality, Inc
  • Mark Reichter, Q10 | Triad Capital Advisors, Inc
  • Matthew Rocco, Grandbridge Real Estate Capital, LLC
  • Erin Stafford, DBRS Morningstar
  • Mike Tanner, Pacific Southwest Realty Services