John M. Stewart
Senior Vice President | Regional Manager


Senior Vice President John M. Stewart joined Grandbridge in June 2014, bringing more than 30 years of real estate finance experience to his role as a commercial real estate mortgage originator. His focus is on the origination, structuring and sourcing of debt and equity capital for income producing real estate in the western United States and includes all aspects of credit, underwriting, loan negotiation and portfolio management.

During his career he has been involved in the origination, structuring and financing of all types of income producing real estate including multifamily, industrial, office and retail.

Prior to joining Grandbridge, Mr. Stewart served as a senior vice president with NorthMarq Capital Denver office where his transactions included commercial and multifamily financing and equity raising. Before his tenure with NorthMarq, Stewart served as a vice president and commercial mortgage banker with Capmark Finance, Inc., and as a senior mortgage loan originator with Bank One Capital Markets.

Mr. Stewart earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from The Colorado College and his master’s degree with a concentration in finance from the University of Denver. He is an active licensed real estate broker in California and Colorado.

Mr. Stewart may be reached at 303.912.9610 or by email at

About Grandbridge Real Estate Capital
Based in Charlotte, N.C., Grandbridge is a subsidiary of Branch Banking and Trust Company (BB&T). The company arranges permanent commercial and multifamily real estate loans; services loan portfolios; and provides asset and portfolio management, as well as real estate brokerage services. With a current servicing portfolio of almost $29 billion, Grandbridge has a broad investor base of approximately 100 capital providers 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 Fannie Mae DUS® lender, a Freddie Mac Program® Plus Seller/Servicer, and an approved FHA MAP and LEAN healthcare lender. More information about the company is available at