Lenders may be excused from feeling particularly stressed right now. In typical times they have often had to make difficult decisions but now they must also factor in an uncertain economy that is being driven by the virus.
The men and women on the following pages—our choices for this year’s lender influencers—were selected based on the criteria we always use for influencers: their proficiency in assessing and underwriting CRE deals. We don’t look at numbers or rankings, but instead look for financial savvy and industry knowledge. If anyone can steer a deal through right now, it will be this group.