Published on Thursday, April 30, 2015

AREC closes $18 million loan on distribution facility in S.C.

AREC closes $18 million loan on distribution facility in S.C.

JUNE 2013 - American Real Estate Capital of Coral Gables, FL , an affiliated company of Great American Life Insurance Company, has hired Anthony Manno as Director, Originations, for its commercial real estate lending platform. 

He joins American Real Estate Capital with 15 years of experience in commercial mortgage origination, product development, management, financial modeling, operations, and business development. Prior to joining AREC, Mr. Manno co-founded Steelbridge Real Estate Services in 2008, to acquire and manage office and retail space in the continental US.

Mr. Manno started his commercial real estate career at Bayview Financial, where he began as a Regional VP, sourcing commercial mortgages for Bayview's large-balance program. He subsequently co-developed Commercial Direct, Bayview Lending Group's retail mortgage platform, as Production Director, responsible for commercial loan originations, operations, and platform development. Recruited to join Bayview subsidiary Silver Hill Financial in 2006 as Director of Correspondent Lending, Mr. Manno utilized his business and product development skills to help the department set new production records, as well as build proprietary sales tools and practices for his team.

He has a BS from Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business and is a licensed real estate sales person in the state of Florida. Mr. Manno can be reached at or 305.722.6600. 

About AREC
Miami, Florida-based American Real Estate Capital (AREC) is a commercial and multifamily mortgage lender, operating as the loan origination platform for the insurance subsidiaries of American Financial Group (NYSE: AFG). AFG is a $39 billion holding company based in Cincinnati, Ohio, whose primary business is insurance and investments. With a focus on real estate lending throughout the United States, AREC provides permanent commercial and multifamily mortgages, services loan portfolios, and offers asset and portfolio management.

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