Hunt Real Estate Capital, a leader in financing commercial real estate throughout the United States, announced today that Megan Goodfellow has re-joined the firm as Chief Credit Officer for commercial real estate. Her focus will be on  Hunt Real Estate Capital’s balance sheet Proprietary Lending Group, a program that launched three years ago.  She will be based in the New York office and will report to Jim Flynn, President and Chief Investment Officer.

“Megan has more than 30 years of experience working in various aspects of the commercial real estate industry,” noted Flynn.  “She is a veteran industry executive who spent eight years with Hunt Real Estate Capital’s predecessor firm, Centerline Capital Group as Credit Officer for various high-yield debt and equity funds and structured investment vehicles. She joined Centerline in 2007 and participated in the restructuring and special servicing of a $2.5 billion multifamily bond portfolio.”

Prior to rejoining Hunt Real Estate Capital, Goodfellow was Chief Credit Officer at where she was a member of the executive and investment committees and oversaw underwriting, closing and asset management for debt, sub-debt and equity investments originated by the platform.  Before her time at Centerline, Goodfellow was with JP Morgan Chase where she was the credit officer and head of underwriting for the bank’s CMBS division.  Earlier in her career, she held senior positions at American General (an AIG company) and Fidelity Investments.

“The dynamic growth we have been experiencing at Hunt Real Estate Capital over the past two years has been significant,” added Michael Becktel, Managing Director in charge of Proprietary Lending at Hunt Real Estate Capital.  “We are actively working to build our platform nationwide and have launched a number of new products to accelerate our balance sheet lending business.  In the first six months of 2017, we opened five new offices and have grown our staff to 198 professionals.  Megan’s return to Hunt Real Estate Capital signals her confidence in our expanded platform and the outstanding additions we have made to the team across the country. We are confident she will play a pivotal role in helping us achieve our growth goals.”

Goodfellow earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Houston, and a Bachelor of Arts in Social Science, with a minor in Business Administration, from St. Bonaventure University.  She is a member of the CFA Institute and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.