Real Estate Capital Markets

PRIMARY CONTACT: Peter J. Lieberman

Schneider Downs' Real Estate Capital Markets is a real estate investment banking division of Schneider Downs Corporate Finance LP.

We work alongside experienced real estate developers to plan and arrange equity and debt capital for the acquisition or development of real estate projects throughout the country. Our experiences include:

  • Conventional multifamily
  • Student housing 
  • Industrial/flex
  • Retail and hotel/lodging
  • Qualified opportunity zone projects
  • More than 4,500 multifamily units, 1,500 student housing beds and 490 hotel rooms financed

We can provide:

  • High net worth equity placement ($5-15 million)
  • Arranging debt financing for acquisition or development projects
  • Capital markets advisory and consulting services, including recapitalization of existing assets

Why Choose the Schneider Downs Real Estate Capital Markets Professionals?

We leverage our investment banking experience and draw on our firm’s relationships with a broad range of accredited investors to design and execute effective capital solutions.

Unique High NetWorth Offering for Experienced Developers

With our High Net Worth offering, we focus on raising equity capital in increments that large institutions typically will not provide. The amounts start at about $5 million. Our capital-raising provides support to seasoned developers seeing to complete innovative projects. 

Strategic Access to a Variety of Private Capital Sources

Schneider Downs Corporate Finance, along with our affiliates, have key relationships with family offices and high net-worth individuals who are seeking real estate investments across asset classes and U.S. geographic markets. 

Hands-On Approach

Our experienced team leverages expertise in real estate development, investment banking and tax structuring to uniquely assess opportunities and design effective solutions for the entire capitalization of your project. We design capital solutions specific to each project, balancing investment returns, specific needs of the developer and preferences of potential investors.

For Investors

Our Real Estate Capital Markets group takes an investor first approach to real estate investments. We maintain a network of developers and real estate companies in select markets to identify the optimal real estate investment opportunity. We have developed a thorough underwriting process for the evaluation of the real estate investment vehicle and the developer or acquisition sponsor.

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Contact a member of our Real Estate Capital Market Services Team Today for a confidential conversation.

Schneider Downs Real Estate Capital Markets Process

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About Schneider Downs Corporate Finance

Schneider Downs Corporate Finance is a leading, full-service investment banking, corporate finance and strategic advisory firm serving the needs of mid-market and small companies. With close to 100 combined years of financial transaction and executive management experience across a broad spectrum of industries and client situations, our focus is to provide premier advisory services in the areas of company sales and divestitures, acquisitions, fund-raising and strategic advisory.

Schneider Downs Corporate Finance, LP is a registered broker/dealer. Member FINRA/SIPC.

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