Andrew Kleinberg (Andy) joined Axiom Capital Corporation as Partner continuing his long successful 25 plus year career in commercial real estate (CRE) finance. Andy is based in the NYC/NJ metropolitan area and runs the firm’s Montclair, NJ office. Andy is responsible for commercial mortgage and equity origination and placement, as well as CRE advisory. Throughout his career, Andy has closed more than $3.5 billion in commercial mortgage financings on all property types. He brings commercial owners/investors a unique set of skills as he has been a lender for more than 25 years. In this capacity he has developed many long standing relationships with owners and developers who rely on his expertise and knowledge. Equally important, he is extremely well respected within CRE lending circles. The trust his former peers have in Andy helps to expedite and optimize his client’s financing requests.
Before joining Axiom, Andy worked very closely with the Axiom team, for more than 18 years, in his various CRE lending positions. Immediately prior to Axiom, Andy spent eight years with UBS Investment Bank as an Executive Director within the CRE group where he was responsible for originating, structuring, and closing commercial fixed rate and bridge loans. Prior to this, he spent three years with CIBC World Markets as Executive Director where he was the regional head of originations, responsible for originating and structuring commercial fixed rate, bridge and construction loans. In addition, Andy spent six years as a Director for AIG Mortgage Finance Company Inc., responsible for all originations and underwriting for the Northeast and Southeast regions. Prior to becoming a senior lender Andy was the Manager for the Real Estate Portfolio Services Group of Arthur Andersen, Vice President for Pearce, Mayer & Greer, a national mortgage brokerage firm, and Vice President of Integrated Resources Inc. Real Estate Finance Group.
Andy holds a Bachelors of Science in Accounting from the University of Colorado. He has his Series 7 and 64 certificates.