DEBT & EQUITY
Choosing the most influential rainmakers in the commercial real estate industryis not an easy task even in the best of times. Our criteria is to look for the menand women that have delivered something new, structured a highly-complex dealor introduced a change that bettered a process or transaction. But making thosechoices during a pandemic, when dealmaking has collapsed, investors are sittingon the sidelines and tenants and landlords are in disarray? The selection processbecomes downright difficult. Anyone, it seems to us, who can cut a deal in thesetimes is deserving of the title. However as we went through the nominations wewere more struck than ever with the grit, expertise and dedication of the peoplein this particular slice of the CRE industry. Despite the paralysis, deals did getdone, complex structures were put in place and innovation ran amok. On the following pages you will meet these debt & equity rainmakers and learn about theiraccomplishments.