Jay Spearman is Co-founder and Managing Principal of Hunter Spearman. He is responsible for the strategic planning and growth of the company and oversees its day to day activities. His responsibilities include the firm’s creation of client strategies, debt and equity capital markets activities and capital partner relationships. Mr. Spearman has substantial experience in a broad range of commercial real estate transactions involving industrial, multifamily, office, retail and hotels. He represents clients in senior debt and structured financing, joint ventures, portfolio loan sales and restructuring.
Prior to co-founding Hunter Spearman, Mr. Spearman was a Senior-Vice President of Debt, Equity and Structured Finance at Meridian Capital Group, which is the most active debt brokerage in the country. Mr. Spearman’s responsibilities included the management of lender relationships and placement of large balance loans.
Previously, Mr. Spearman was the Managing Director and Head of Originations for Gulfstream Financial Services, a boutique commercial real estate firm, where he led a team of professionals responsible for the origination of agency, CMBS, life company and bank debt transactions.
Mr. Spearman is active in ULI, NMHC, ISCS and NAIOP. With his family, Mr. Spearman has organized multiple fundraisers that support the American Cancer Society and various charitable organizations serving at-risk children.
Our focus is singular: Achieve the best possible execution for our clients.
- Integrity :We put our clients’ interests first and live by the highest standards of integrity, transparency and discretion. We invest in long-term relationships with our clients through independent, trusted, and innovative advice. We strictly adhere to the principle of doing the right thing at all times and in all circumstances.
- Accountability : Our clients’ results are our reputation. We share an uncompromising dedication and personal commitment to the needs of our clients. We act with conviction informed by experience and due diligence.
- Client Value Creation :At the core of every engagement, we focus on adding value to our clients. We measure our success by our ability to deliver market leading terms regardless of the assignment. Our lean business model, institutional relationships and focus on execution allows us to maximize value creation.
- Collaboration :United by a collaborative and intelligence-driven team mindset, we strive to be seamless and integrated in all that we do. This is fundamental to providing better client solutions and superior execution. We encourage intellectual curiosity, question assumptions and challenge conventions.
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