Greystone Provides $5.9 Million Bridge Loan for Colorado Multifamily Property

Greystone Meets 1031 Tax Exchange Time Constraints for Montecito, CA Borrower With Fully Funded, Non-Recourse, Interest-Only Bridge Loan

NEW YORK, July 9, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Greystone, a leading national provider of multifamily and healthcare mortgage loans, today announced it provided a $5.9 million bridge loan for a 168-unit multifamily property in Colorado Springs, CO. The transaction was originated by Dale Holzer, Director and mortgage originator at the firm.

The non-recourse, interest-only bridge loan included $4.4 million in financing at close with the remaining $1.5 million to be future funded for property improvements. The fully funded loan amount is 78% of total costs, which carries a two-year term with two six-month extensions. Greystone worked closely with brokers David Pascale and Steve Bram of Los Angeles-based George Smith Partners throughout the loan process.

"We found Greystone quite easy to work with, in both the origination phase, as well as during the usually difficult underwriting phase," said Joel Shefflin of Montecito, CA-based Shefflin Properties. "They put together a most efficient team to underwrite the loan in a timely manner, which came out as anticipated. With our 1031 tax exchange timelines, we were nervous as a first time customer, but Greystone delivered as advertised, closing the transaction within two weeks of loan approval," he added.

"Time and again, our team of experienced and creative relationship managers prove they are well-versed and knowledgeable in a range of multifamily financing solutions, and deliver the option that serves the borrower's best interests with the highest level of service," said Rick Wolf, Senior Managing Director at Greystone.

Greystone provides mortgage finance solutions across multiple platforms, including FHA, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, USDA, CMBS, bridge, mezzanine and other proprietary loan programs. In 2013, Greystone ranked #1 in combined multifamily and healthcare FHA lending, #3 in Affordable Housing volume as a Fannie Mae DUS lender, and as a top-5 Freddie Mac lender for seniors housing.

About Greystone

Greystone is a financial services and private investment group whose original core business is multifamily real estate lending. Over the years, Greystone has added business lines that are related to, and natural extensions of, its core business. Headquartered in New York with offices across the U.S., Greystone is active in three major business segments: Mortgage Finance, Healthcare and Real Estate. Greystone's mission is to apply unparalleled creativity while modeling corporate compassion. Loans are offered through Greystone Servicing Corporation, Inc., Greystone Funding Corporation and/or other Greystone affiliates. For more information about Greystone's multifamily and healthcare financing solutions please visit


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