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Jim Cooper Joins Greystone as Managing Director for Healthcare Finance

NEW YORK, Feb. 26, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Greystone, a real estate lending, investment and advisory company, today announced that Jim Cooper has joined as Managing Director for Healthcare Finance. Based in New York, Mr. Cooper will report to Mordecai Rosenberg, head of Greystone’s FHA lending group. In his new role, he will focus on growing Greystone’s healthcare finance business through FHA, tax-exempt bond, and other structured finance executions.

Mr. Cooper brings to Greystone more than 18 years of healthcare and senior living financing experience. He has closed more than $3 billion in tax-exempt and taxable financing deals utilizing a variety of credit structures, including FHA/GNMA securities, tax-exempt bonds, bank placements, bond anticipation notes and investor-backed LLC structures. Prior to joining Greystone, he was a Managing Director at BB&T Capital Markets.

Before BB&T Capital Markets, Mr. Cooper was a Senior Vice President at AMS Health Care Mortgage Corporation, where he had national responsibility for originating and processing healthcare and long-term care FHA transactions. Prior to AMS, Mr. Cooper headed up the senior living investment banking group at J. P. Morgan and spent nine years at H. J. Sims as Senior Vice President. Mr. Cooper received his bachelor’s degree from Washington and Lee University, and his master’s degree from Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey.

“We are thrilled to add Jim to the Greystone team,” said Rosenberg. “Jim brings a tremendous amount of industry and structured finance expertise and his creative, tenacious, compassionate attitude makes him a terrific cultural fit for our firm as well.”

Greystone provides mortgage finance solutions across multiple platforms, including FHA, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, USDA, CMBS, bridge, mezzanine and other proprietary loan programs.

About Greystone

Greystone is a real estate lending, investment and advisory company with an established reputation as a leading commercial mortgage lender, consistently ranking as a top FHA and Fannie Mae lender in multifamily and healthcare financing. 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. Loans are offered through Greystone Servicing Corporation, Inc., Greystone Funding Corporation and/or other Greystone affiliates. For more information, visit www.greyco.com.

PRESS CONTACT: Jennifer Little Relevance New York – for Greystone 212-920-7057 Jennifer@relevancenewyork.com

Source: Greystone