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September 13, 2016

Twice-Told Tales

With relatively little fanfare or coverage in the financial press, both the OCC and FDIC have signaled their continuing concerns with the state of the commercial real estate lending environment. The OCC’s National Risk Committee released its Semiannual Risk Perspective for Spring, 2016. For those readers who need a refresher, the NRC is tasked with...

June 16, 2016

Wagging the Dog: Tales From the World of Risk

Like many shops in the debt arena, we go to the various industry conferences to meet with our current clients, prospect for new ones, talk shop with our peers and generally take stock of how the market is feeling. These events are typically very well run and cover subjects that are broadly germane to most attendees.  We have noticed over the past f...

May 04, 2016


The start of any new year brings most people feelings of happiness and the chance to start fresh. Hopes and dreams for the next twelve months are carefully considered and solemn oaths are uttered in the form of resolutions, which usually fall along the spectrum of health and self improvement. For a lot of commercial real estate lenders, the new yea...

April 06, 2016

Market Regulators Flash Yellow Warning Lights To Commercial Real Estate Lenders

   OCC Semiannual Risk Perspective, Fall 2015 - Click to View Article  Statement on Prudent Risk Management for Commercial Real Estate Lending - Click to View Article

April 01, 2016

Why Then, Can One Desire Too Much of a Good Thing?

While the Bard of Avon is credited with that classic turn of phrase, history is replete with hard lessons learned from indulging in behaviors of excess.  On a personal level, who hasn’t debated whether or not to take that second helping because it just…tastes…so…good?  Then, after eating too much and feeling guilty (not to mention, bloated), don’t ...