Freddie SBL Originator



Basis is seeking to hire an experienced loan originator to join its Multifamily lending platform in Chicago, Oregon, Texas and Washington. Basis is a New York based Agency lender and is also a multi-strategy CRE investment platform that directly originates and securitizes senior mortgages, invests in subordinate debt including mezzanine loans, B-Notes and preferred equity, and opportunistically buys CMBS tranches including B-Pieces, performing and distressed whole loans. Please visit our website ( for more information about Basis.    


  • Originate loans with Multifamily focus ($1 to $100 million)
  • Cross market and source fixed rate conduit loans, floating rate loans, mezzanine loans, and preferred equity investments
  • Prepare initial deal review summaries and preliminary loan analysis
  • Generate quote sheets and loan applications
  • Work with other members of the Basis team to underwrite, close and securitize loans
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Strong network of broker, borrower and industry contacts with emphasis on agency lending programs
  • Proven track record of deals closed in Multifamily transactions
  • Recent experience originating loans for Freddie Mac SBL and conventional execution 
  • Bank balance sheet for Multifamily lending and Fannie Mae experience a plus
  • 10+ years of experience in the real estate finance industry
  • BA/BS degree in finance, economics, real estate, or related discipline preferred. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, with a focus on Excel and Word
  • Knowledge of Bloomberg, Reis, and CoStar a plus
  • Exceptional organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Strong valuation, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Self-motivated worker with the ability and flexibility to work in a dynamic, team setting as well as independently
  • Extensive travel required
October 3, 2019