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Hunt Mortgage Group Hires Jon Trauben as Head of Capital Markets


Joins the Hunt Team in New York

New York, NY — July 27, 2015 — Hunt Mortgage Group, a commercial real estate lender, announced today that Jon Trauben has been hired to lead the firm’s capital markets effort.  Trauben joins as a Senior Managing Director and will focus on expanding Hunt Mortgage Group’s capital markets activities and its overall commercial lending business. 

Trauben comes to Hunt Mortgage Group from Barclays where he was a Managing Director and held positions including Head of Large Loan Origination and Head of Subordinate Debt Origination and Distribution.  While at Barclays he was a senior member of the Real Estate Finance group and was a participant in all major business decisions including hiring, business management, strategic growth and capital allocations.

“Jon is a seasoned real estate finance executive that brings more than 20 years of solid industry and management experience to his new role at Hunt Mortgage Group,” noted Chris Hunt, President of Hunt Mortgage Group.  “His track record of success is impressive.  We are pleased to have Jon join our team and look forward to tapping his expertise and leadership in growing our business nationwide.”

Prior to Barclays, Trauben was with Cantor Fitzgerald & Company’s real estate finance business CCRE where he was a Managing Director and Head of Capital Markets and High Yield Real Estate and Loan Syndications.  In this role he was a member of the senior management team that established all aspects of a newly launched CMBS lending business.  Prior to Cantor he was with Credit Suisse Group AG where he was a Managing Director and Head of High Yield Real Estate and Loan Syndications for the Americas.  Earlier in his career he was Vice President at APC Realty Advisors, and Manager at Ernst & Young.  He earned a B.A. in Political Science from Rutgers University.


About Hunt Mortgage Group

Hunt Mortgage Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hunt Companies, Inc., is a market leader focused on financing commercial real estate throughout the United States.  The Company finances all types of multifamily properties (including small balance), affordable housing, manufactured housing, healthcare/senior living, office, retail, industrial, and self-storage facilities nationwide.  It offers Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, HUD/FHA in addition to its own proprietary loan products.  The Company maintains a servicing portfolio of $11 billion. Headquartered in New York City, Hunt Mortgage Group is comprised of 139 employees located in 16 locations throughout the United States.  To learn more about Hunt Mortgage Group, visit

07/26/2015 - 16:15


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