Greystone Promotes Sharon Briskman to Head of Loan Servicing Platform

NEW YORK, Oct. 05, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Greystone, a real estate lending, investment and advisory firm, today announced Sharon Briskman has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Servicing and Asset Management, assuming responsibility for Greystone’s $16 billion loan servicing platform. She succeeds Mark R. Jarrell, Corporate Executive Vice President, who led the platform since 2010 and will now focus on Greystone’s rapidly growing non-agency lending businesses, including CMBS and bridge financing.

Ms. Briskman’s new role as Executive Vice President of Greystone’s commercial loan servicing business includes her existing duties of Investor Reporting and Custodial Accounting, and adds leadership of Asset Management, Loan Administration, Securities and Documentation, and Customer Care. Ms. Briskman previously served as Chief Financial Officer of Greystone Servicing Corporation, Inc. and has been a senior executive at Greystone since joining in November 2005.

“I am honored to take over leadership of the entire servicing platform, which has seen immense growth over the past five years,” said Ms. Briskman. “With the launch of our customer care portal and the entire team’s commitment to service excellence, I am confident the portfolio will continue to grow and succeed under my tenure.”

“Sharon has been an incredible asset to Greystone for many years, and I believe her financial stewardship, instincts and natural leadership qualities will continue to elevate the servicing platform as we add new asset types and overall volume,” said Stephen Rosenberg, founder and CEO of Greystone.

Greystone’s loan servicing portfolio, approaching $16 billion, includes commercial mortgages originated by Greystone on the Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, FHA, and USDA platforms, as well as proprietary loans including bridge, mezzanine and EB-5.

In September 2015, Standard & Poor’s reaffirmed Greystone’s STRONG ranking as a commercial loan primary servicer, the highest possible rating, based on Greystone’s status as a top Fannie Mae and FHA lender; its effective management structure based on unique portfolio requirements; its controlled growth and successful tracks record in serving agency lender clients and borrowers; its good compliance and control environment; and its experienced and tenured management team and staff.

About Greystone
Greystone is a real estate lending, investment and advisory company headquartered in New York. Our range of services includes commercial lending across a variety of platforms such as Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, CMBS, FHA, USDA, bridge and proprietary loan products; Mortgage servicing; Real estate investment and development; Acquisitions / management of multifamily properties and healthcare facilities; Affordable housing preservation; Public transport real estate management; and Investment sales advisory. For more information, visit www.greyco.com.

PRESS CONTACT: Karen Marotta Director of Communications, Greystone 212-896-9149 KMarotta@Greyco.com

Source: Greystone