Medlin Re-Joins Grandbridge

Medlin Re-Joins Grandbridge as a CRE originator in Charlotte, NC

04.16.2019 - Effective May 1, Keith Medlin will re-join Grandbridge Real Estate Capital’s Charlotte production office as a vice president of origination. His responsibilities will encompass a broad array of advisory and placement services focused on providing permanent, construction/permanent, bridge, mezzanine, and equity capital to developers, buyers, and owners of commercial and multifamily real estate.

Medlin originally joined Grandbridge in 2007 and was a member of Charlotte Production’s analyst team from 2011 through 2014. He then transferred to Grandbridge’s proprietary lending platform, BB&T Real Estate Funding (BBTREF)(opens in a new tab), where his roles included sourcing, underwriting, and closing commercial and multifamily loans throughout the U.S. for BBTREF’s structured, stabilized, and construction lending programs. 

“We are excited about Keith’s return to production and believe that his ability to combine strong analytics and the lender’s perspective will create added value for our clients and position him extremely well for success as a mortgage banking originator,” said Senior Vice President Mike Ortlip, manager of the Charlotte production office.

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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