Reliable Real Estate Financing

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Commercial Bridge Loan Program
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Investment Property Term Loan Program
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Fix & Flip Program
 Fairbridge Asset Management is a high-performance, vertically integrated commercial real estate investment firm that has closed more than 200 transactions totaling more than 300m. However, the value we create for investors, institutions, borrowers, and communities is greater than the sum of our assets.

At Fairbridge, we connect people with opportunities

We connect real estate developers with financing options

We connect brokers with competitive rates and commissions

We connect individuals and family offices with alternative investments

Our Philosophy

Strategic Specialization

We only back income producing properties.

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Сonsistent Performance

Solid investor returns, even in low-yield cycles.

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Active Participation

We take an active role in property investments.

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About Our Company

Fairbridge Asset Management is a trusted platform for family offices, high net-worth individuals and accredited investors seeking to broaden their portfolio with risk-adjusted returns. Through a suite of innovative financing solutions across the capital structure and risk spectrum, we originate loans and invest in debt securities collateralized by high-quality, income-generating commercial real estate.

With 100+ years of combined experience in real estate and finance, the Fairbridge team built our practice on strong investor relationships and customized financing solutions for real estate owners and developers. Many of our clients are long-term, repeat borrowers who consistently rely on our backing when it’s time to take the next step.

Leadership

Our executive team brings decades of experience in commercial real estate, including leasing and operations, debt originations, acquisitions, law, equity investing and more.

John Lettera, Esq. Partner

John Lettera is a proud veteran of the US Marines and the founder of Fairbridge Real Estate Investment Trust, LLC (“Fairbridge REIT”). In his role as Partner, he is responsible for all debt originations and is a member of the firm’s Credit Committee. Mr. Lettera has more than 20 years of legal experience and has spent more than 25 years in real estate debt originations, acquisitions and equity investing. He also founded and managed two successful real estate finance funds that together invested in excess of $100 million.

Brian Walter Partner

Brian Walter is responsible for finance and operations at Fairbridge, and is a member of the Credit Committee. He previously served as Chief Investment Officer for the Tannenbaum Family Office LLC, where he analyzed and invested in multiple asset classes, including private equity, real estate, real estate debt, credit, preferred stock, equity, structured products, tax liens and litigation claims. Prior to the family office, Mr. Walter was Managing Director, Head of Institutional Products at Fifth Street Asset Management – a $5 billion public asset manager.

Steve Wissak, Esq. Partner

As the Head of Underwriting & Asset Management, Steve Wissak focuses on alternative lending and bridge financing for real estate-secured deals. He is also a member of the Credit Committee and brings more than three decades of experience in real estate. Prior to Fairbridge, Mr. Wissak was a principal in several real estate companies that acquired multifamily apartment buildings in the New York City area. He was also instrumental in the rehabilitation of nearly 5,000 workforce housing units across the region.

Anthony Balbo, Esq. Partner

Anthony Balbo is Fairbridge’s Director & Head of Secondary, where he is responsible for all secondary business. He is also a member of the Credit Committee. Mr. Balbo has been in the real estate industry for more than 13 years. As Director of Operations for a New York-based real estate investment company, he oversaw the commercial leasing, financing and day-to-day operations of a portfolio of properties that included office space, warehousing, mixed-use buildings and residential units. During his tenure, he helped close numerous portfolio-backed loans.

Tansparency with Partners & Clients

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Attractive Risk-Adjusted Returns

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Flexible Structuring Solutions

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Capabilities

For Investors

Fairbridge provides consistent performance in any kind of economic environment, with a strong track record of risk-mitigated returns that greatly surpass those of the regular institutional investment options. Our experienced team can uncover and leverage opportunities even in low-yield cycles.

Loan Parameters

For Sponsors

Real estate owners and developers searching for a lending partner that can make projects happen repeatedly turn to Fairbridge. Our extremely well-funded and knowledgeable team offers a tested process and guarantees timely responses. We are also willing to partner on soundly structured projects with strong opportunities.

Loan Parameters

Previous Transactions

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$10.5MM Pre-Development Loan

Ridgefield Park, NJ

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$32.5MM Construction Loan

Paterson, NJ

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$4.7MM Acquisition | Pre-development Loan

Fredericksburg, TX

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$10MM Bridge Loan

Guilford, CT

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