SL Capital, the correspondent of Cantor Fitzgerald Commercial Real Estate, has hired Neal S. Cooper as vice president. Cooper will be based in Miami and his duties will focus on originating commercial mortgage loans intended for securitization, as well as building strategic correspondent relationships with community banks.
Cooper has more than 25 years of experience in the real estate industry, spending most of that time originating and brokering commercial real estate loans. Most recently, he served as a principal in the Commercial OREO Group at Bank of America. Earlier, he served as a principal of the bank's CMBS Global Capital Markets group. Before that, Cooper owned and operated Steel River Development, a real estate investment and management company located in Pittsburgh.