Our Strategies


ArrowMark’s commercial real estate (“CRE”) finance investment platform was launched in 2019 and is managed by seasoned leadership with a long track record of structuring flexible and reliable, debt and equity capital solutions for commercial real estate operators and sponsors across a wide range of property types.

We specialize in middle-market commercial mortgage (“CML”) lending in the U.S. where we believe an attractive and persistent investment opportunity exists relative to other CRE assets due to innate market inefficiencies and the mismatch of opportunities with capital dedicated to this segment of the market.

The team’s investment activities primarily focus on cash-flowing opportunistic and value-add assets, where our target deal size and structuring agility offer execution reliability in complex and/or expeditious circumstances.

The team sources and manages structured debt and equity investments for ArrowMark’s multi-sector credit and multi-asset strategies, along with a dedicated CRE Structured Finance strategy and related co-investments.

CRE Statistics

As of 9/30/2023

Recognition & Awards

ArrowMark Partners is the recipient of Real Estate Capital USA’s 2022 Small Ticket Lender of the Year award. Thank you to our clients, partners, and Real Estate Capital USA readers for the continued support.

ArrowMark Partners has been recognized by Real Estate Business Review as a top CRE financing services provider of 2023. Portfolio Manager, Rob Brown, is featured in this month’s issue.

Articles & Insights

Real Estate Business Review – ArrowMark 2023 Feature

September 19, 2023

“As a balance sheet lender, we have capital where we can provide both first mortgage financings as well as preferred equity solutions. Being a liquidity provider in this time of illiquidity and volatility has allowed business and deal flow to remain robust as sponsors look to us for creative, reliable capital solutions,” says Rob Brown, Portfolio Manager and Head of CRE Finance at ArrowMark Partners.

An Office Requiem –  Matt Michalovsky

August 24, 2023

The commercial real estate industry was one of the more exciting places to be as 22-year-old entering Wall Street in the early 2000’s. It was the middle of another bull market and seemingly everyone was getting rich. Office buildings were the asset class of choice with photos of office skyscrapers adorning investment brochures and fund documents as a symbol of success, durability, and safety.

Real Estate Capital USA – Rob Brown Interview 2023

July 17, 2023

Rob Brown, portfolio manager and head of real estate at Denver-based ArrowMark Partners, believes it is important for commercial real estate managers with debt capital to deploy to take a flexible and creative approach in today’s volatile market.

Investment Team Leads

Rob Brown

Portfolio Manager, Head of CRE Finance

Jack Cohen

Head of CRE Originations

David Lattimer

Head of CRE Asset Management

Matt Michalovsky

Head of CRE Investments

Nathan Rillstone

Head of CRE Structuring

Contact ArrowMark CRE Origination Team