Rebecca Van Reken Joins Berkadia as Managing Director in Firm’s Orlando, Florida Office

ORLANDO, FL  – Berkadia announced today that it has hired Rebecca Van Reken as Managing Director. Van Reken specializes in debt and equity placement for commercial real estate transactions across all asset types. She will be based in Berkadia’s Orlando office, where she will co-lead a top-producing team of capital markets professionals alongside Michael Weinberg, who joined Berkadia in August.

 “We’re fortunate to have Van Reken co-leading the Orlando team,” said Hilary Provinse, Berkadia Executive Vice President and Head of Mortgage Banking. “She brings over 15 years of expertise in lending and structured finance, and is admired among her peers for her deep market expertise and capabilities as a team leader.”

Prior to joining Berkadia, Van Reken served as Managing Director of HFF’s Orlando office. Previously, she also worked as Executive Vice President for A10 Capital, a private real estate lender, and at CapitalSource, where she spent almost 10 years in loan origination and portfolio management roles. She holds an MBA from Rollins College, Crummer Graduate School of Business and a BA from Calvin College, is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and CREW, and holds a Florida real estate license.

About Berkadia®: Berkadia, a joint venture of Berkshire Hathaway and Jefferies Financial Group, is a leader in the commercial real estate industry, offering a robust suite of services to our multifamily and commercial property clients. Through our integrated mortgage banking, investment sales and servicing platform, Berkadia delivers comprehensive real estate solutions for the entire life cycle of our clients’ assets. To learn more about Berkadia, please visit