John Beam is a Managing Director at Hunt Real Estate Capital. Mr. Beam supervises the Atlanta office and focuses on financing programs for multifamily and commercial developers and investors. Mr. Beam has more than 30 years experience in management, commercial real estate evaluation, institutional investment, acquisition, disposition, finance, and mortgage banking.
Previously, Mr. Beam served as Senior Vice President and Atlanta Manager with Capmark Finance Inc. (GMAC Commercial Mortgage until it was acquired by Capmark in 2005). There, he supervised mortgage bankers who produced well over $1 billion in loans during his last three years there. During his 11-year tenure, Mr. Beam held a number of managerial roles in other divisions of Capmark/GMAC including Chief Executive Officer of the small balance loan conduit. Prior to that Mr. Beam was the President of Insignia Mortgage & Investment Company, Inc. (IMIC) and for seven years served as an executive officer of parent company and NYSE-member, Insignia Financial Group, Inc. (IFC), a public real estate holding company. IMIC performed mortgage banking and property brokerage for its own accounts and third-party clients, originating $4 billion in mortgage loans and $500 million in property brokerage. He co-created and initiated in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic regions the PruExpress Loan Advisor exclusive correspondent program for the Prudential Insurance Company of America in 1987. Other past real estate experience includes eight years as an appraiser and supervisor in MetLife’s Atlanta regional office.
Mr. Beam is a graduate of Georgia State University with a Bachelor of Science, holds a Certificate in Real Estate (CRE) designation from the university, and is on its Real Estate Honor Board. In 2012, Mr. Beam was presented with the GSU Distinguished Real Estate Alumni award. He is a past member of the National Society of Real Estate Appraisers, a Board Member of the Real Estate Investment Advisory Council (REIAC), and a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA).