Cathy Bronkema

Senior Vice President

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P.O. Box 141576 | Grand Rapids, MI 49504

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616.238.0967

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Biography

Cathy has over 25 years of commercial real estate finance, debt/equity origination, and underwriting experience. She is responsible for the origination and placement of debt and equity structures for development, acquisition and permanent financing throughout the United States. Her clients include middle market investors, developers, high net-worth individuals and family offices. Cathy has a proven track record in placing debt for her client with such lenders as FHA, agencies, life insurance companies, CMBS lenders, banks, credit unions, and finance companies. She has extensive experience with all types of commercial real estate assets, including multifamily, retail, office, and industrial, hospitality, and all level of senior housing/healthcare.


Prior to joining Bellwether Enterprise, Cathy served as Managing Director at Cohen Financial/Truist originating debt, and was a Director of Portfolio Management with Lowe Enterprises Investment Management in Los Angeles, CA. She oversaw investments in commercial real estate portfolios valued at over $785 million including office, industrial, retail, multifamily, mixed-use and high-end master-planned resort communities. She began her real estate career with CB Commercial Real Estate Group as an Accounting Payroll Manager and later as the Financial Reporting Supervisor/Controller.


Education

Davenport University, BA in Business Administration


Recognition

Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) - Founding Member and President Elect 2021

Leading Women In Real Estate - Midwest Real Estate News, 2019 & 2020

Recent Transactions

Retail
Bank
$2,790,000.00
Paducah
KY
Retail
Bank
$2,140,000.00
Gadsden
AL
Retail
Life Company
$2,425,000.00
Killeen
TX
Retail
Bank
$2,415,000.00
Office
CMBS
$30,000,000.00
Ann Arbor
MI
Multifamily
Fannie
$17,049,000.00
Grand Rapids
MI
Retail
Life Company
$10,000,000.00
Chicago
IL
Office
Other
$17,400,000.00
Oak Brook
IL
Multifamily
Fannie
$15,637,000.00
Grand Rapids
MI
Multifamily
Freddie
$11,745,000.00
Lawton
OK
Retail
CMBS
$21,500,000.00
Various
USA
Multifamily
Bridge
$9,600,000.00
Grand Rapids
MI
Healthcare
Bank
$180,000,000.00
New Haven
CT
Office
Bridge
$11,900,000.00
Troy
MI