CBRE Group, Inc. announced that Sarah Garland has joined CBRE Affordable Housing as Director, Capital Markets, Affordable Housing Production.
One of the foremost industry specialists in affordable housing finance, Ms. Garland will join CBRE Affordable Housing’s Debt & Structured Finance team and will be responsible for supporting origination of affordable and workforce housing debt financing. She will be leading a company initiative to leverage CBRE’s broad originations platform with CBRE Affordable Housing’s deep expertise in the regulated multifamily finance market.
“We are very excited to have Sarah join CBRE Affordable Housing, bringing her wealth of knowledge and expertise to our team,” said Robert Sheppard, Managing Director of CBRE Affordable Housing, “Her experience and leadership will be a substantial benefit to our clients, CBRE, and our team.”
Ms. Garland joins CBRE from PNC Bank where she was responsible for affordable housing debt production, specifically focused on Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and FHA. Prior to PNC, she served as Fannie Mae’s National Director of Multifamily Affordable Housing, and is a former chair of the MBA FHA Committee and Vice-Chairman of the MBA Multifamily Steering Committee.
CBRE Affordable Housing is a specialty group within CBRE Group, Inc. that combines investment sales, debt and structured finance, and investment banking into a fully integrated service offering for clients in the affordable housing industry. They have closed over $16.2 billion dollars in sales and financing since 2001 and have conducted transactions in all 50 states and Puerto Rico.