ColumbiaNational Real Estate Finance is a member of REFA (Real Estate Finance Associates), a national organization of independent mortgage banking firms. Created in 1979, REFA evolved from the pioneering James W. Rouse & Company, the commercial mortgage banking affiliate of the prominent regional mall developer. Through membership in REFA, firms share on a real time basis, capital market investors, and real estate market information throughout most of North America. REFA member firms frequently assist one another in transactions and markets across the country. There are currently nine REFA companies, or groups of companies, nationally with 24 offices in all, with representation in key cities across the United States. The combined offices originated $6 Billion in debt/equity transactions in 2016 and serviced loan portfolios totaling more than $15 Billion at year end.
- BlueMark Capital
- Keystone Mortgage Corporation
- Churchill Commercial Capital
- ColumbiaNational Real Estate Finance, LLC
- Newmark Realty Capital, Inc. (Pacific Northwest)
- Goedecke & Co., LLC
- Largo Group of Companies
- Medalist Capital, Inc.
- Trinity Real Estate Finance
Arris Realty Capital
Arris Realty Capital is a joint venture between KLNB and ColumbiaNational Real Estate Finance, LLC. Through this partnership, Arris Realty Capital is able to provide commercial real estate financing options to KLNB clients.
Pillar Financial, a division of SunTrust Bank
ColumbiaNational Real Estate Finance, LLC has a long-term strategic relationship with Pillar Financial, a division of SunTrust Bank. The relationship provides us access to market rate and affordable loan programs through Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae for our multifamily clients.