Headquartered in New York, the US arm of ING Real Estate Finance has established a second real estate lending office in Los Angeles to better serve its expanding regional and national client base on the west coast. Christopher S. Godlewski has been appointed head of the Los Angeles office. Joining Mr. Godlewski is Christine Tran, as Associate in originations.
ING Real Estate Finance focuses on a wide array of creative financing solutions, tailored to meet specific client objectives. Active in construction, acquisition, bridge, value-add, interim, working capital, and term loan situations, ING Real Estate Finance targets well-established public and private developers, funds, advisors, and REITs nationwide. ING Real Estate Finance is active in all major property sectors and markets, coast to coast. With its organizational parent headquartered in The Hague, The Netherlands, ING Real Estate Finance manages a global real estate loan portfolio in excess of USD 27 billion.
David A. Mazujian, Managing Director and President of ING Real Estate Finance (USA) LLC noted "establishing a second beachhead in the US will fortify a key part of our growth strategy and allow us to be more responsive to our west coast clients' financing needs. Setting up a dedicated office on the west coast will directly address ING's desire to identify growth markets beyond ING's existing footprint."
Source: ING Real Estate