Erik Binkowski Joins IPA Capital Markets as Senior Director
June 06, 2017
Washington, D.C., June 6, 2017 – Institutional Property Advisors Capital Markets (IPA Capital Markets), a leading provider of debt and equity placements and advisory solutions for major investors, is pleased to announce Erik Binkowski has joined the firm as a senior director in the Washington, D.C. office.
Binkowski will be responsible for arranging senior and bridge financings as a commercial real estate capital advisor on behalf of institutional, middle-market and private clients in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern offices. He joins IPA Capital Markets with 16 years capital markets experience and has sourced over $8.4 billion in various types of commercial debt.
“Erik’s expertise navigating complex transactions and achieving phenomenal financing terms will add tremendous value to our clients,” says Bryn Merrey, senior vice president/division manager of the firm’s Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern offices. “He will play a key role as we continue to expand our retail, office and industrial footprint throughout the region.”
Before joining IPA Capital Markets, Binkowski served for three years as vice president of CBRE’s Debt & Structured Finance Group in Washington, D.C., where his team closed more than $2.4 billion in transactions in 2015. He began his career at Goldman Sachs managing more than $4 billion in CMBS loan originations and held similar positions at The Carlyle Group, HFF, Spaulding & Slye and Studley throughout his career, which has allowed him to understand the real estate industry from various aspects.
Binkowski has experience managing, financing and structuring various types of transactions including REIT mergers and acquisitions, CMBS bond offerings, development projects and FIRPTA tax restructurings.
Binkowski holds an A.B. degree in economics from Harvard College.