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Grandbridge, a subsidiary of Branch Banking and Trust Company (BB&T), provides the vital link between complex market conditions, capital solutions and clients. As a national full-service leader in commercial and multifamily finance, we combine our wide range of capital sources with knowledgeable and experienced team members to deliver results.

The company provides permanent, interim and construction loans for commercial and multifamily properties; services loan portfolios; and provides asset and portfolio management as well as real estate brokerage services utilizing its broad capital provider base that includes insurance companies, CMBS lenders, pension fund advisors, and commercial banks as well as its proprietary lending platform, BB&T Real Estate Funding.

Grandbridge is a Fannie Mae DUS (Delegated Underwriting and Servicing) lender, a Freddie Mac Program Plus seller/servicer and an active participant in FHA-insured loan products as a MAP-approved multifamily lender and a LEAN-approved healthcare lender.

In 2012, the company originated and closed 603 commercial and multifamily loans in 39 states and Washington, D.C., totaling more than $4.9 billion.

Grandbridge acquired Dwyer-Curlett & Co., a leading commercial real estate finance firm with three full-service offices in southern California. The addition of experienced staff in Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego fully anchors Grandbridge’s national footprint on the West Coast.

In addition to the company’s West Coast expansion, Grandbridge opened a southeast Florida Regional office in Miami focused on financing all types of income-producing properties including office, apartments, hotels, industrial and retail.

Based in the company’s Washington, D.C., office, Frank Guzikowski, EVP, joined Grandbridge to manage the company’s agency lending platform. In this role, he advises the firm’s national team of loan originators and clients on multifamily products and loan structures available through Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and FHA, and works with Grandbridge’s Executive Management Team to grow the company’s overall multifamily lending platform.

With a current servicing portfolio of approximately $30 billion, the company represents nearly 100 capital providers. Standard and Poor’s Rating Service affirmed Grandbridge’s above average commercial mortgage primary servicer ranking.

Learn more about our national scope of services and find the lending professionals in your area at grandbridge.com.

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