Grandbridge Hires Guild

Grandbridge hires Jeff Guild as loan originator in Norfolk, Va., office

02.25.2019 – Grandbridge Real Estate Capital is pleased to announce that Jeff Guild has joined the company’s Norfolk commercial loan origination team as an assistant vice president. Jeff is based in the company’s 999 Waterside Drive office.

In his new role, Jeff is directly responsible for the origination of commercial and multifamily loans for real estate transactions.

“We’re excited to welcome Jeff to our team. His commercial real estate background, exemplary military record, and education create a depth of experience for our clients,” said Norfolk Production Office Manager, Senior Vice President Victor Pickett. “Having served as Vice President of Debt and Structured Finance at CBRE-Hampton Roads, Jeff knows our region and our business. His expertise in debt origination and equity placement is an asset for our growing team.”

Before joining the Navy, Jeff attended The Virginia Military Institute. While on active duty he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from Excelsior College. After retiring from the Navy he received his MBA from the Acton School of Business. He has completed the Cornell Certificate in Commercial Real Estate and anticipates finalizing his CCIM designation in 2019. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI), Hampton Roads Association of Commercial Real Estate and the Greater Richmond Association of Commercial Real Estate.

About Grandbridge Real Estate Capital LLC

Headquartered in Charlotte, NC, Grandbridge Real Estate Capital, a subsidiary of Branch Banking and Trust Company (BB&T), arranges permanent commercial and multifamily real estate loans; services loan portfolios; and provides asset and portfolio management through its broad investor base that includes insurance companies, CMBS investors, pension fund advisors, commercial banks and capital markets investors, as well as its proprietary lending platform, BB&T Real Estate Funding. The company is a Freddie Mac Optigo℠ lender, a Fannie Mae DUS® lender and an approved FHA MAP and LEAN healthcare lender.

With a current servicing portfolio of $29.5 billion, Grandbridge, an S&P "Strong" rated servicer, services loan portfolios and provides asset and portfolio management nationwide for all capital providers including Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, Ginnie Mae, insurance companies, banks and more than 250 securitizations.


About BB&T

BB&T is one of the largest financial services holding companies in the U.S. with $227.7 billion in assets and market capitalization of approximately $35.6 billion, as of March 31, 2018. Building on a long tradition of excellence in community banking, BB&T offers a wide range of financial services including retail and commercial banking, investments, insurance, wealth management, asset management, mortgage, corporate banking, capital markets and specialized lending. Based in Winston-Salem, N.C., the company operates more than 1,800 financial centers in 15 states and Washington, D.C., and is consistently recognized for outstanding client service by Greenwich Associates for small business and middle market banking. More information about BB&T and its full line of products and services is available at

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