Senior Vice President of CBRE’s Debt & Structured Finance Group
As Senior Vice President of CBRE’s Debt & Structured Finance Group, Mrs. Leachman’s primary focus is arranging senior debt, mezzanine debt and equity for a wide variety of apartment/condominium, office, retail, industrial and other properties and development projects. The team is comprised of 12 real estate professionals who work collaboratively with the other groups within CBRE to secure funds from a wide range of capital sources including Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac, FHA, pension funds, endowment funds, sovereign wealth funds, family offices, offshore and domestic banks, mezzanine debt funds, mortgage REITS and other sources. Specializing in multi-housing loan originations, Mrs. Leachman is responsible for the origination and closing of multifamily debt & equity placements, as well as overseeing the financial analysis, underwriting, and due diligence process for the Mid-Atlantic region. Over the last five years, Mrs. Leachman and her team have closed over $12 Billion in debt and equity transactions, representing the largest annual volume ever for CBRE’s Mid-Atlantic Region. Prior to joining CBRE, Mrs. Leachman worked at a large commercial real estate finance firm where she focused on Fannie Mae DUS® and Freddie Mac Program Plus® loan origination and underwriting. During her time there, Mrs. Leachman closed over 80 Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac transactions representing over $1 Billion in financing for her clients.