Greystone appointed Robert Russell as the head of CMBS production and managing director for the firm’s Fannie Mae platform. In his new role, Russell will report to Joe Mosley, executive managing director of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac lending. 

Russell will coordinate the firm’s production of CMBS loans and originate multifamily Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac loans for Greystone’s agency platform. He will be located in the New York City office. 

"Robert’s experience working with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, coupled with his unparalleled creativity and knowledge of the industry, is a fantastic addition to Greystone," said Mosley. "Robert will play a key role in our organization as we continue to expand our offerings, and we are thrilled to welcome him to the team."

Previously, Russell was the chief production officer at Pillar Multifamily and served as a managing director at Wachovia Securities. He has also held similar positions at Credit Suisse, Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette and Nomura Asset Capital Corporation. He brings more than 15 years of real estate experience to Greystone and has executed transactions in excess of $6 billion throughout his distinguished career.