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Real Estate Underwriting

As a Managing Director of Chemical and Chase Manhattan Banks, predecessors to JP Morgan Chase Bank, Gerald M. Levy has been a leader and manager of lending units that have made real estate and construction loans and also had extensive experience in restructuring and/or working out loans that have been impacted by a wide variety of difficulties.

Mr. Levy served as a senior member of the credit committee and has had extensive experience with real estate and construction loans in all regions of the United States and certain international locations. He led loan groups that originated, underwrote, documented, and administered construction and real estate loans and approved or denied and made other key decisions about many billions of dollars of proposed or existing commercial real estate loans.

Gerald M. Levy & Co. LLC is prepared to assist lenders or borrowers with their financing challenges including but not limited to one or more of the following issues:

  • Business Development
  • Loan Origination
  • Field Investigations
  • Borrower Analysis
  • Market Analysis
  • Project Analysis
  • Construction Issues
  • Environmental Issues
  • Takeout Commitments
  • Participating Loans
  • Joint Ventures
  • Underwriting
  • Risk Analysis
  • Risk Reduction Techniques
  • Pricing
  • Documentation
  • Loan Sales and Distribution
  • Loan Administration
  • Restructurings and Workouts
  • Evaluation of Loan Underwriting Process