Wells Fargo was the top commercial/multifamily mortgage originator in 2011, according to a set of listings released today by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). Other originators in the top 10 include HFF LP, Meridian Capital Group LLC, CBRE Capital Markets Inc., PNC Real Estate, MetLife Real Estate Investments, Deutsche Bank Commercial Real Estate, Prudential Mortgage Capital Co., Northmarq Capital LLC and JP Morgan.
According to the MBA, Wells Fargo Bank was the top originator for commercial banks/savings institutions, Fannie Mae, the Federal Housing Administration and Ginnie Mae, real estate investment trusts (REITs) and mortgage REITS, investment funds, and other investors. JP Morgan was the top originator for commercial mortgage-backed securities, while MetLife Real Estate Investments was the top originator for life insurance companies and CBRE Capital Markets Inc. was the top originator for Freddie Mac.
Also, TIAA-CREF was the top originator for pension funds, HFF was the top originator for credit companies and Mesa West Capital was the top originator for specialty finance.
The MBA announced its listing as part of its new study, ‘Commercial Real Estate/Multifamily Finance Firms – Annual Origination Volumes.’ Â Â Â Â Â Â