CommLoan's focus is to provide a superior lending experience. By combining state-of-the-art technology with a concierge service, the borrower will have unprecedented access to the capital markets. CommLoan is
the first true commercial real estate lending marketplace, putting the borrower in the driver's seat.
With our innovative platform CUPIDTM (Commercial Underwriting Pricing Index Data), CommLoan has streamlined the process of obtaining commercial real estate financing. With the touch of a button, we can sort through hundreds of lenders and thousands of loan programs to find the right loan that fits the borrower's specific needs.
In addition to our one-of-a-kind technology, we provide hands-on customer service throughout the entire loan process. CommLoan truly is a high-tech and hi-touch company who believes that all of our borrowers deserve the best option available to achieve their commercial real estate goals.
After being exposed to the painful process of obtaining a commercial mortgage, Mitch was determined to create a platform that empowered the borrower and changed the way commercial financing was secured. At the time, giving the borrower access to the capital markets while providing a superior lending experience was a problem that needed to be solved. With the help of a talented development team, Mitch was able to bring his vision to life. Mitch has been in mortgage banking for over 30 years and has overseen the closing of several billion dollars in loans. Drawing on this experience and surrounding himself with a highly skilled and diverse team, CommLoan has gone from strength to strength. Mitch will tell you that by taking the cutting-edge technology of the CommLoan platform (CUPID™), and combining it with good old-fashioned customer service, anything is possible. Mitch holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a master’s degree in finance.
John was first introduced to CommLoan as an investor of a class A office building. Seeing how powerful CommLoan’s CUPID™ platform was for clients, John wanted to help strengthen CommLoan’s presence in the lending community and expand the partnerships with referral and lender partners. John has extensive experience in sales, marketing and working with partners in bringing products and services to market. After being an essential part of starting the nation's largest Utility Management company, John assisted with the sale of Conservice to a private investment company. John holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Arizona State University and a Master of Business Administration from Grand Canyon University.
Peeyush was introduced to Mitch through mutual friends and after hearing Mitch’s idea of digitalizing the commercial financing process, he was immediately drawn to CommLoan. From the early days of white-boarding ideas with Mitch, Peeyush and his engineering team have built the software system and workflow, which powers the CommLoan (CUPID™) platform today. Peeyush leads the technical strategy and product development team at CommLoan. Peeyush earned his bachelor’s in computer science from Portland State University and brings 25+ years of technology leadership experience. Prior to CommLoan, he has helped develop software for successful startups and taken them to multi-million-dollar valuations, has built his own software company and has provided technical consulting services to fortune 100 companies. Having experienced the CommLoan platform himself, he is even more passionate today about the prospect of transforming the commercial real estate financing model through technology.
Working in commercial financing and seeing the immense value CommLoan and the CUPID™ platform bring to the marketplace, Lindsay joined CommLoan in 2017. Since joining the team, Lindsay has created countless process improvements, operational efficiencies and continues to lead projects centered around enhancing the superior customer service provided to CommLoan’s borrowers, referral partners and lenders. Lindsay believes that if you keep your focus on the customer experience, everything else will follow. With commitment, dedication, and a lot of hard work, she knows the possibilities are endless. Lindsay’s 15+ years in financing, a master’s degree in business and leadership from Grand Canyon University, and her extensive operational experience have enabled her to be an integral part of building the company.
Eric joined CommLoan in 2015, wanting to disrupt the status quo in commercial real estate lending. He has over 30 years of sales and marketing experience, 20 of which have been in real estate lending. His focus has always been providing the borrower a superior lending experience and has brought that focus and passion to CommLoan. Having originated billions of dollars in loans, Eric and his team still treat each loan like it is the only one they are working on. Eric attended Arizona State University, studying Business and Finance.
David was immediately drawn to the CommLoan mission of creating a better borrower experience when joining the firm in 2015. Initially, David helped grow the lenders on the platform by 6X and worked closely with the software team to improve accuracy and efficiency within the loan fulfillment process. David has underwritten and closed more than $2 billion in transactions ranging from bridge to permanent financing across all major capital sources. He appreciates the wealth creation that real estate has to offer and has been self-managing a small portfolio of single and multifamily properties for the last 10 years. David earned a master’s degree in business from W.P. Carey School of Business at ASU and will be completing his CCIM Designation in 2021.
After working in Manhattan for 11 years primarily in the CMBS lending marketplace, Mike decided to move out west and join CommLoan after discovering the power of their CUPID™ technology platform. After initially serving in a hybrid role including both production and transaction management responsibilities, he decided to focus his efforts on the latter, having previously facilitated the closings of $500 million of CMBS and bridge loans across all major property types nationwide. Mike’s experience working at various lending institutions allows him to view a transaction from their perspective and translate the same to his clients. He has also contributed to the successful growth of multiple PropTech companies and is set to continue that trend at CommLoan. Mike holds a Bachelor’s in Finance from the University of Delaware and a Master’s in Real Estate Finance from NYU.
Heather was initially drawn to CommLoan because she saw the opportunity to use her entrepreneurship and customer service skills to grow personally and professionally within the Commercial Real Estate industry. With a diverse background, from management to recruiting, Heather joined CommLoan as a Lender Services Coordinator in 2020. Since joining the company, Heather has shown great leadership skills and excelled at building new relationships with lenders throughout the country. With a proven track record, she has now transcended into a manager role for the Lender Services department. Heather received her bachelor’s degree at the University of Miami in Miami, Florida.
Having been a business and marketing consultant to multiple SaaS startups, Vitaly quickly saw the potential in CommLoan's CUPID™ platform and the opportunity to be part of a true disrupter in the commercial lending industry. Vitaly runs several E-commerce and content websites along with his own Digital Agency that helps static websites turn into revenue generating machines.
Arun has been involved with CommLoan since 2015, overseeing the IT operations and development processes for the company. He led the effort to get the ISO certification for the CommLoan infrastructure. Arun brings his passion and over 25 years of experience in IT to keep the CUPID™ platform meeting the highest technical and security standards in the industry. In addition to his IT responsibilities, Arun is a resident motivational speaker and gives many leadership and motivational talks within the company. Prior to CommLoan, Arun worked in technical leadership roles in MNCs having operations across the globe. Arun completed his bachelor’s degree in engineering at Bangalore University and earned a master’s degree in Leadership from Dale Carnegie.
Sushma is an experienced, hands-on software architect involved in the architecture, design, and implementation of CommLoan’s CUPID™ Platform. She works to ensure that the workflow between the disciplines of user experience, creative design, and technology are executed efficiently. Sushma and her team work hard to keep the application running smoothly and meet CommLoan’s high quality standards. With an innate love of writing code and architecting complex systems, Sushma has been programming for 10 years. After obtaining her master’s degree in Computer Science, Sushma began her career as a web developer and now is the Lead Architect for CommLoan.