Christopher Apone has joined Berkadia as Managing Director. Based in the firm’s South Florida office, Apone will be active in the placement of debt and equity for a variety of asset types with a focus on providing capital solutions for multifamily and office properties.
Apone has been involved in more than $10 billion in real estate sale and finance transactions over the course of his 15-year career. He reports to Senior Managing Directors Mitch Sinberg and Charles Foschini.
Prior to joining Berkadia, Apone served as Senior Vice President within CBRE’s Capital Markets Debt & Structured Finance Division. In 2015 alone, he was involved in nearly $2 billion in total debt and capital placements with a multitude of correspondent and third party sources, such as agencies, banks, debt funds, life companies and Wall Street.
Apone earned a Master of Business Administration in finance as well as a Bachelor of Business Administration in international finance from the University of Miami. He was named one of the Daily Business Review’s Top Dealmakers in 2012, 2014 and 2015.
Berkadia, a joint venture of Berkshire Hathaway and Leucadia National Corporation, is a leader in the commercial real estate industry, offering a robust suite of services to our multifamily and commercial property clients. Through our integrated mortgage banking, investment sales and servicing platform, Berkadia delivers comprehensive real estate solutions for the entire life cycle of our clients’ assets.