Who We Are

For over 125 years, we have sourced commercial real estate debt and equity for acquisitions, new construction, rehabilitation, and refinancing across all asset classes nationally.  From the entrepreneur making her first real estate investment to the major pension fund advisor with billions in assets, we have the relationships and financial expertise to successfully capitalize your project.

Our relationships are strong and work with us to find our clients creative financing solutions across the entire capital stack.  We represent more than 25 life insurance companies, some of which we have represented for over 100 years.  Whether the best capital for your project is a life insurance company, CMBS, Freddie Mac/Fannie Mae, HUD, bank, debt fund, mezzanine lender, or an equity partner, we have access to decision makers who get deals done.  These relationships have helped make us the largest single office mortgage banking firm in the country, originating $16 billion in more than 25 states since 2015.

Strategic Alliance Mortgage (SAM) Member

Draper and Kramer is a member of the Strategic Alliance Mortgage, LLC, a group of independently owned commercial mortgage firms located around the country. As a group, there are over 40 branch offices and a production staff in excess of 200 producers that provide a data base that assists in the access of market data, property data and debt and equity source data that enables the group to complete successfully with the national mortgage brokerage firms.

 

 

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We source commercial debt and equity financing for new construction, rehabilitation, acquisition and refinancing deals. Our expertise and investor relationships are invaluable to a range of clients, from the entrepreneur looking to make a small real estate investment to the major pension fund manager with billions in assets.

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William T. Barry

Senior Vice President, Commercial Finance Group

312-580-6553

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Christine Zarndt Barry

Senior Vice President, Commercial Finance Group

312-795-2416

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Chris Beck

Vice President, Commercial Finance Group

312-795-2663

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Dan Freedman

Senior Vice President, Commercial Finance Group

312-580-6543

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Rachel Janus

Vice President, Commercial Finance Group

312-795-2238

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Brian Livingston

Vice President, Commercial Finance Group

312-580-6523

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Andy Margolis

Senior Vice President, Commercial Finance Group

312-795-2507

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Carter Page

Senior Vice President, Commercial Finance Group

312-580-6542

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Mark Perkowski

Vice President, Commercial Finance Group

312-795-2661

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Bill Stewart

Senior Vice President, Commercial Finance Group

312-795-2662

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Dave Tomfohrde

Senior Vice President, Commercial Finance Group

312-580-6659

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Scott J. Ward, CFA

Vice President, Commercial Finance Group

312-795-2512

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Jay A. Wheeler

Vice President, Commercial Finance Group

312-580-6541

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Matthew Wurtzebach

Senior Vice President, Commercial Finance Group

312-795-2664

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Brennan Cascarano

Analyst, Commercial Finance Group

312-795-2207

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Mike Howlett

Analyst, Commercial Finance Group

312-795-2458

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Kevin Superko

Analyst, Commercial Finance Group

312-795-2395

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Cynthia Lee

Administrative Assistant, Commercial Finance Group

312-795-2328

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Leon Athas

Senior Vice President, Commercial Finance Group

312-795-2594

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Tim Hartnett

Senior Vice President, Commercial Finance Group

312-795-2383

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