Greg E. Schecher joined NAI Global in April of 2011 in the capacity of Senior Vice President CRE Finance.
Greg is a member of the Capital Markets team and is responsible for establishing the Mortgage Finance Group that will fulfill the financing requirements of all NAI members nationally.
Background & Experience
Mr. Schecher has been an active participant in the financing, acquisition, and disposition of commercial real estate for twenty five years.
Prior to joining NAI, Greg was the managing member of Lexington Capital Advisors LLC.
Lexcap represents commercial borrowers facing loan default.
The firm provides advice and counsel and arranges for the recapitalization or sale of distressed assets.
Johnson Capital recruited Mr. Schecher
in July of this 2005, as a Senior Vice President, Greg
was responsible for establishing the Johnson brand in Florida.
tenure Mr. Schecher
completed multiple mortgage financing and investment property sale transactions.
Greg became a senior member of the Johnson Capital NYC team during 2009; he was responsible for leadership in obtaining multiple borrower re-capitalization assignments.
Mr. Schecher joined the David Cronheim Mortgage Corporation as a Senior Vice President in June of 2002, where he was responsible for the procurement of disposition assignments and the structuring and closing of equity and debt financing assignments.
Cronheim Mortgage Corporation
is located in Chatham, New Jersey and is the largest and oldest privately owned mortgage banker located on the east coast.
In 1994, Mr. Schecher
founded the conduit lender Westminster Capital Company (WCC).
tenure as Managing Director of WCC
closed 200 CMBS loans.
While managing WCC, Mr. Schecher became a founding member and a director of The Bankers Capital Group (BCG), a national conduit lending consortium.
produced $500 million of conduit loan volume during its first year of operation.
Mr. Schecher subsequently sold his interest in WCC and remained a director of BCG until April of 2002.
Mr. Schecher was the Chief Operating Officer of JDL Inc. from 1990-1993.
was an established New Jersey based commercial leasing, property management and investment sales organization.
In 1992, "New Jersey Business" named the company the sixth largest New Jersey commercial real estate firm.
In 1987 Mr. Schecher became the Regional Director of Cushman and Wakefield's Financial Services Group located in Boca Raton, Florida.
was responsible for investment property sales and mortgage financing in the southeast.
He relocated to the main office in New York City during 1989 and was appointed Vice President.
has appeared as a speaker at conferences sponsored by Crittenden, Real Share, the Florida Mortgage Brokers Association, as well as the International Council of Shopping Centers
, NAIOP, and private seminars.
has authored articles for Commercial Mortgage Insight, The Daily Business Review, The National Real Estate Investor, Shopping Center News, Southeast Real Estate News, and Real Estate Forum
holds a New York State real estate broker's license and a Florida real estate license.
represented the seller of PGA Plaza, a landmark property located in Palm Beach County, Florida, refinanced the historic Daily News building on the island of Palm Beach, the MedPlex building in Boca Raton, University Plaza in Tamarack, Andrews Office Center
in Cypress Creek, and financed a major land acquisition loan in Palm Beach County.
In New Jersey, Mr. Schecher
represented the seller of the Morgan Stanley Building located in Lawrenceville. brokered the sale and arranged the acquisition loan for Market Square Plaza, consisting of a sixteen story, 179,000 square foot class A office building located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, valued at $36 million.
also originated and closed the refinancing of Shadow Wood Square
, a landmark Boca Raton shopping center.