Merrie S. Frankel
VP & Senior Credit Officer, Moody's Investors Service
Merrie S. Frankel is a Senior Credit Officer/Vice President in the Commercial Real Estate Finance group at Moody’s Investors Service, the global rating agency. At Moody’s she is responsible for a ratings portfolio of real estate investment trusts (REITs) and real estate operating companies (REOCs) in the United States and Canada where she interacts daily with senior management at issuers, institutional investors, and investment bankers. Ms. Frankel has extensive experience in real estate portfolio management, commercial real estate and mortgage transactions, real estate law, and strategic consulting. She is a frequent speaker at conferences and seminars on real estate capital markets, net lease transactions, and retail real estate. Prior to joining Moody’s, Frankel was a Senior Vice President and Director of Portfolio Management for the Argo Funds, a real estate opportunity fund with $1.5 billion in assets.