CREF22: Commercial/Multifamily Real Estate Finance Convention & Expo

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We can't wait to meet again at the largest commercial/multifamily industry event of the year. To see what we did last time we met in person at CREF2020 in San Diego, you can download the schedule here

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Tuesday, February 15, 2022

  • Breakout Session: All in the Multifamily: Conversation with GSE Leadership

    Location: Seaport Ballroom B


    Speaker(s)

    Robert Koontz, Senior Vice President, Multifamily Capital Markets, Freddie Mac Multifamily

    Chad Musgrove, Associate Director, Originations, Lument

    Kelli Carhart, CBRE Capital Markets

    Amber Rao, Vice President and Senior Mortgage Banker, Key Commercial Bank & Real Estate Capital, KeyCorp

    Phyllis Klein, SVP Head of Agency Production, Capital One Commercial Real Estate

    Michele Evans, Executive Vice President and Head of Multifamily, Fannie Mae Multifamily

    Breakout Session

    Growth in multifamily lending remains a constant in commercial real estate. Get a sense of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s objectives for 2022 from GSE leadership, DUS, and Optigo Lenders.

    Speaker(s)

    Robert Koontz, Senior Vice President, Multifamily Capital Markets, Freddie Mac Multifamily

    Chad Musgrove, Associate Director, Originations, Lument

    Kelli Carhart, CBRE Capital Markets

    Amber Rao, Vice President and Senior Mortgage Banker, Key Commercial Bank & Real Estate Capital, KeyCorp

    Amber Rao is Vice President and Senior Mortgage Banker with KeyBank Real Estate Capital in Dallas, Texas. Amber provides clients with financing options through Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, FHA, CMBS and Investor Placements across a variety of multifamily asset types to include conventional, student housing, manufactured housing and affordable housing.  Amber has been directly involved in loan production totaling $2.5 Billion. She is an active member of The Real Estate Council, Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) and earned the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation in 2012.  Amber was a founding member of the MBA MPact Advisory Committee and currently serves on the MBA’s DE&I Committee.

    Phyllis Klein, SVP Head of Agency Production, Capital One Commercial Real Estate

    Phyllis Klein joined Capital One in April 2019 as Senior Vice President – Head of Agency Production.  In this role, Phyllis is responsible for the originations for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and FHA.  Previously, Phyllis spent 18 years at Fannie Mae, most recently as one of the Heads of Production managing Borrower Relationships, Structured finance, Seniors Housing and all the marketing and communications for the Multifamily Division of Fannie Mae.  During her Fannie Mae tenure, Phyllis also managed a variety of large DUS lender relationships.  Prior to Fannie Mae, Phyllis was a political appointee under State Treasurer Phil Angelides, heading the allocation of tax-exempt bonds for the State of California.  Her prior experience also includes several years at Wells Fargo Bank and Union Bank in a variety of roles within the Real Estate Group.  Phyllis graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a BA in Economics and from the University of Southern California with an MBA in Finance and Marketing.  Phyllis has also served on many non-profit affordable housing boards including Abode Housing, LINC Housing, Hollywood Community Housing Corp. and CCRC.  Phyllis also served as the President of her synagogue, Temple Israel of Hollywood.

    Michele Evans, Executive Vice President and Head of Multifamily, Fannie Mae Multifamily

    Michele M. Evans is Fannie Mae’s Executive Vice President and Head of Multifamily, responsible for all of the company's multifamily business functions and a book of business of over $366 billion. Fannie Mae's Multifamily Division is the leading source of financing and securitization for quality rental housing in the United States, in every market, for every income level, every day. Multifamily serves a wide spectrum of the market and finances all loan sizes, from a $1 million single-asset loan to a $1 billion structured transaction facility. The multifamily business is executed through a Delegated Underwriting and Servicing (DUS®) lender network and is the only risk-sharing model in the country.