Ben Fazendin, CCIM

Ben Fazendin, CCIM

Vice President
Production
Minneapolis, MN
BFazendin@Grandbridge.com
612-341-7889

Bio

Ben currently serves as vice president with Grandbridge Real Estate Capital. He is responsible for the production of new business, originating and closing commercial property mortgages and equity placements. He is knowledgeable and experienced with different lending platforms including those of agency lenders, life insurance companies, CMBS lenders, banks and pension funds. Ben strives to understand clients’ objectives and partner their goals with the capabilities of lending partners. Over the past several years, he has been successful in closing more than $300 million in commercial and multifamily real estate loans.

Prior to joining Grandbridge, Ben worked in a number of capacities for Heartland Realty Investors, Inc. He has 6 years of experience in multifamily management, finance and acquisition. During this time, he completed HUD multifamily and Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) acquisitions, HUD conversions and market rate financing and acquisitions.

Ben received his bachelor of science degree from Santa Clara University, and earned his master’s degree in finance from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. He received his Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation in 2014 and serves on several committees with the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), and holds a real estate license in the state of Minnesota.

Representative closings

Boutique 28

  • $10,460,000
  • 42 units
  • Refinance
  • Insurance company
  • Originated by Ben Fazendin

Goodwill Central

  • $9,280,000
  • 25,000 square feet
  • Refinance
  • Originated by Ben Fazendin

Arboretum Village

  • $26,200,000
  • 308 units
  • Refinance
  • Fannie Mae DUS ®
  • Originated by Ben Fazendin

Gateway Industrial

  • $5,316,000
  • 182,000 square feet
  • Insurance company
  • Originated by Ben Fazendin

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