06 Dec. 2016

Arbor Appoints Stuart Gans as FHA Originator in Dallas Office

Arbor Appoints Stuart Gans as FHA Originator in Dallas Office

UNIONDALE, NY (Dec. 5, 2016) – Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR), a real estate investment trust and national direct lender specializing in loan origination and servicing for multifamily, seniors housing, healthcare and other diverse commercial real estate assets, has announced the appointment of Stuart Gans as FHA Originator in Arbor’s Dallas, TX, office. Mr. Gans is responsible for originating multifamily, healthcare and hospital loans nationwide utilizing Arbor’s FHA loan program. He will report directly to Jeffrey Allshouse, Arbor’s SVP, FHA Sales.

“Stuart is an excellent addition to Arbor’s origination team,” said Allshouse. “We believe Stuart possesses the leadership and knowledge necessary to expand our geographic FHA originations footprint to local southwestern markets.”

Before joining Arbor, Mr. Gans originated HUD loans for Love Funding, and prior to that, he spent 22 years at Lend USA, the commercial and mortgage lending company he founded in 1992. Under his leadership, the company closed more than $1 billion in loans over a 15-year period, including FHA multifamily, Fannie Mae and private bridge financing.

Prior to entering the lending business, Mr. Gans was a hospital sales executive for a Fortune 100 company.

Mr. Gans is a graduate of Rowan University of New Jersey with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications.

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For over 20 years, Uniondale, NY-based Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ABR) has been helping multifamily and commercial real estate clients achieve their financial goals by focusing on growing long-term relationships and conducting business as not simply another real estate lender, but a partner. We value our clients to such an extent that we are more comfortable calling them partners, and their relationships with Arbor are the foundation of our business.

Founded by Chairman and CEO Ivan Kaufman, Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. is a real estate investment trust and direct lender specializing in loan origination and servicing for multifamily, seniors housing, healthcare and other diverse commercial real estate assets. Arbor is a Top 10 Fannie Mae DUS® Multifamily Lender by volume and a Top Fannie Mae Small Loan lender, a Freddie Mac Multifamily Seller/Servicer and the Top Freddie Mac Small Balance Loan Lender, a Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Seniors Housing Lender, an FHA Multifamily Accelerated Processing (MAP)/LEAN Lender, a HUD-approved LIHTC Lender as well as a CMBS, Bridge, Mezzanine and Preferred Equity lender, consistently building on its reputation for service, quality and flexibility. With a current servicing portfolio of more than $12 billion, Arbor is a primary commercial loan servicer and special servicer rated by Standard & Poor’s with an Above Average rating. Arbor is also on the Standard & Poor’s Select Servicer List and is a primary commercial loan servicer and loan level special servicer rated by Fitch Ratings. Arbor Realty Trust is externally managed and advised by Arbor Commercial Mortgage, LLC.

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