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Jim Rice Joins Berkeley Point Capital as Managing Director

January 08, 2018

Jim_RicePortland, OR – Berkeley Point Capital is pleased to announce the addition of Jim Rice as Managing Director in the Firm’s Portland, Oregon office. With over twenty years in mortgage banking, Mr. Rice has extensive experience in all aspects of loan originations including Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, FHA/HUD, Life Insurance Companies, Wall Street Conduits and Banks. He has financed approximately $5 billion worth of real estate during his career and earned Top Producer awards on numerous occasions.

Previous to Berkeley Point, Mr. Rice served as Senior Managing Director and Branch Manager of Berkadia Commercial Mortgage’s Portland, Oregon office. Prior to that, he served at Barings Multifamily Capital and CBRE Capital Markets.

“Having worked with Jim for many years, we’re delighted to bring him onboard,” said Mike May, Executive Managing Director at Berkeley Point. “Jim brings keen insight and excellent relationships within the Pacific Northwest, which when paired with our affiliate ARA Investment Sales platform, makes for a truly powerful partnership. We are excited to have Jim on the team.”

Mr. Rice earned a J.D. from the Lewis & Clark Law School and a Bachelor’s degree from University of California at Davis.


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about berkeley point capital
Berkeley Point Capital is the preeminent source of capital solutions for multifamily owners and operators. With a nationwide presence and unparalleled expertise, Berkeley Point boasts a 30 year history and a servicing portfolio of over $58 billion representing in excess of 3,300 loans in 49 states. A top five Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Lender in 2017, Berkeley Point offers a full complement of GSE, FHA, Life Company and Conduit products paired with extensive multifamily, affordable, student, seniors housing and healthcare expertise. This extensive and diverse national platform provides clients with superior execution in every market across the country.

Berkeley Point is owned by Newmark Group, Inc., which is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol “NMRK”. Newmark Group, Inc. is a publicly traded subsidiary of BGC Partners, Inc. (BGC), a leading global brokerage company servicing the financial and real estate markets. BGC’s common stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol “BGCP”. BGC also has an outstanding bond issuance of Senior Notes due June 15, 2042, which trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “BGCA”.