Elmer Cole

Senior Vice President

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5905 E. Galbraith Road | Suite 4300 | Cincinnati, OH 45236

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Elmer has 38 years of experience in commercial loan origination, 35 of them in the mortgage banking industry.  He has arranged over $4 Billion in loan origination, participating debt, joint ventures, and sale transactions with institutional lenders and investors.  In addition to his duties as a loan producer, Elmer leads the Cincinnati office as its manager.

Elmer was a founding member of Bellwether Real Estate Capital, LLC, a full-service mortgage banking operation, formed in 2008, and today has become Bellwether Enterprise.  Prior to Bellwether, Elmer was a Senior Vice President at Capstone Realty Advisors and W. Lyman Case.


Elmer earned a BS in accounting at The University of Akron, graduating in 1976.


University of Cincinnati Board of Executive Advisors in Real Estate
MidWest Real Estate Hall of Fame in 2013, Member
Advisory Board of Heritage Hill Capital Partners
Cincinnati NAIOP, Member
Urban Land Institute, Member
Cincinnati Mortgage Bankers Association, Member
University of Cincinnati Real Estate Roundtable, Member
Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky Apartment Association, Member

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© 2020 by Bellwether Enterprise Real Estate Capital, LLC, a subsidiary of Enterprise Community Investment, Inc. Bellwether Enterprise is a national, full-service commercial and multifamily mortgage banking company that puts people and communities first. As a subsidiary of Enterprise Community Investment, Inc., we support its mission of creating and preserving affordable housing in thriving communities. With an unwavering commitment to regional expertise and unmatched customer service, we are making an impact beyond the bottom line.  We provide a variety of loan products from Life Insurance Companies and Pension Funds, Freddie Mac Targeted Affordable Housing Lender and Optigo® Lender, Fannie Mae Delegated Underwriting and Servicing (DUS®) - Multifamily Affordable and Market Rate Housing Lender, FHA, USDA and CMBS to name a few. We are Capital on a Mission.