MBA Releases 2015 Rankings of Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Firms’ Origination Volumes

WASHINGTON, D.C. March 23, 2016 – (RealEstateRama) — According to a set of commercial/multifamily real estate finance league tables prepared by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), Wells Fargo; Eastdil Secured, JP Morgan Chase & Company; HFF, L.P.; Meridian Capital Group, LLC; Bank of America Merrill Lynch; CBRE Capital Markets, Inc.; PNC Real Estate; Key Bank; and Capital One Financial Corp. were the top commercial/multifamily mortgage originators in 2015.

The MBA report, Commercial Real Estate/Multifamily Finance Firms – Annual Origination Volumes, is the only one of its kind to present a comprehensive set of listings of 126 different commercial/multifamily mortgage originators, their 2015 volumes and the different roles they play.  The report presents origination volumes in more than 140 categories, including by role, by investor group, by property type, by financing structure type, and by the location of the originating office.

Ten different companies were at the top of the 11 lists reporting total originations by investor groups:

  • Wells Fargo topped the list of total origination volumes
  • Eastil Secured, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., and JP Morgan Chase & Company were the top originators for commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS)
  • JP Morgan Chase & Company, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, and PNC Real Estate were the top originators for commercial bank loans
  • MetLife, HFF, L.P., and Prudential Mortgage Capital Company were the top originators for life insurance companies
  • Wells Fargo, Walker & Dunlop, and Berkadia were the top originators for Fannie Mae
  • Berkadia, CBRE Capital Markets, Inc., and Walker & Dunlop were the top originators for Freddie Mac
  • Berkadia, Red Mortgage Capital, LLC, and Wells Fargo were the top originators for FHA/Ginnie Mae
  • TIAA, Cushman & Wakefield, and CBRE Capital Markets, Inc. were the top originators for pension funds
  • CBRE Capital Markets, HFF, L.P., and Cushman & Wakefield were the top originators for credit companies
  • Key Bank, Capital One Financial Corp., and Eastdil Secured were the top originators for REITS, Mortgage REITS, and Investment Funds
  • JLL, Meridian Capital Group, LLC, and Mesa West Capital, LLC were the top originators for specialty finance;
  • Wells Fargo, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., and HFF, L.P. were the top originators for the “other investors” category

By dollar volume, the top five originators for third parties in 2015 were Eastdil Secured; HFF, L.P.; Meridian Capital Group, LLC; CBRE Capital Markets; and Wells Fargo.

The top five lenders in 2015 were Wells Fargo, JP Morgan Chase & Company, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Key Bank, and Capital One Financial Corp.

The report is available for purchase through MBA’s Online Store here.  Members of the press may request tables from the report by emailing Ali Ahmad at">

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The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) is the national association representing the real estate finance industry, an industry that employs more than 280,000 people in virtually every community in the country. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the association works to ensure the continued strength of the nation’s residential and commercial real estate markets; to expand homeownership and extend access to affordable housing to all Americans. MBA promotes fair and ethical lending practices and fosters professional excellence among real estate finance employees through a wide range of educational programs and a variety of publications. Its membership of over 2,400 companies includes all elements of real estate finance: mortgage companies, mortgage brokers, commercial banks, thrifts, Wall Street conduits, life insurance companies and others in the mortgage lending field.

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