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Key members of the CBRE Multifamily division are Peter Donovan, Executive Managing Director; Brian McAuliffe, President, Institutional Properties; Mitchell W. Kiffe, Co-Head, National Production; and Jeanette Rice, Head of Multifamily Research, Americas.

CBRE Multifamily consists of more than 300 dedicated professionals specializing in all aspects of brokerage and finance for a broad range of investors in the US and globally. The group’s investment and advisory services are further bolstered by its ability to tap into capital markets markets solutions for its clients, and the wealth of proprietary data and insights at local, regional, national and global levels.

Consistently named a top US apartment broker by Real Capital Analytics since 2001, CBRE had a strong year in 2017. The firm completed $25.6 billion in multifamily investment sales last year and handled $24.7 billion in financing. Due to this volume, the Mortgage Bankers Association named CBRE the No. 1 multifamily loan originator and No. 1 GSE Originator in 2017.

Industry veteran Peter Donovan co-leads the CBRE Capital Markets, Multifamily service line as executive managing director overseeing the firm’s Fannie Mae and FHA debt platforms nationally. He has gathered a vast knowledge throughout his career, which spans 34 years. As the former CEO of Deutsche Bank Berkshire Mortgage, he helped the firm become one of the leading players in GSEs, growing the servicing portfolio to more than $18 billion. More than $4 billion in Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, FHA and affordable housing loans were originated annually. Donavan, past chairman for both the NMHC and Fannie Mae Advisory Council, is a recipient of the Fannie Mae Larry Dale Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Sule Aygoren

Aygoren oversees the editorial direction and content for ALM’s Real Estate Media Group, including Real Estate Forum and GlobeSt.com. In her tenure with ALM, she’s held roles of increasing responsibility, including Managing Editor. Aygoren has received several awards for her coverage including Best Trade Magazine Report from the National Association of Real Estate Editors and the James D. Carper Award for Young Journalists. Under her direction, Forum has received four national NAREE awards for Best Commercial Real Estate Trade Magazine.

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