All Hail, The Mighty Boutique Servicer!

As the CMBS industry was coming into its own, I spent most of the 1990s working for what was then a top-3 commercial mortgage loan servicer in terms of assets under management (“AUM”). Thanks to our largest client, an innovative Japanese investment bank, we went from being a small division of a white shoe life company […]

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Fancy French Cuisine And Servicing Are The Same

Every now and then I get ambitious and try to cook a dish that is well over my head. It is usually for a dinner with friends which means there is no Plan B. It is fun but there is always some sticker shock and high anxiety. Not only are the ingredients not run-of-the-mill but the process requires […]

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