Choosing the most influential rainmakers in the commercial real estate industry is not an easy task even in the best of times. Our criteria is to look for the men and women that have delivered something new, structured a highly-complex deal or introduced a change that bettered a process or transaction. But making those choices during a pandemic, when dealmaking has collapsed, investors are sitting on the sidelines and tenants and landlords are in disarray? The selection process becomes downright difficult. Anyone, it seems to us, who can cut a deal in these times is deserving of the title. However as we went through the nominations we were more struck than ever with the grit, expertise and dedication of the people in this particular slice of the CRE industry. Despite the paralysis, deals did get done, complex structures were put in place and innovation ran amok. On the following pages you will meet these debt & equity rainmakers and learn about their accomplishments.

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