CKPP is a founding member of Real Estate Finance Associates (“REFA”), a national organization of independent mortgage banking firms. Created in 1979, REFA evolved from the pioneering James W. Rouse & Company.

Through membership in REFA, we are able to share information on a real time basis concerning capital market investors and obtain current real estate market information throughout much of the country. The REFA member firms frequently assist one another when real estate owners from one market own properties in different markets.

There are currently nine REFA companies, or groups of companies, nationally with 23 offices in all, with representation in key cities across the United States.

Members include:

BlueMark Capital - Cincinnati, Cleveland & Dayton, OH

Carey, Kramer, Pettit, Panichelli & Associates - Philadelphia, PA

The Churchill Mortgage Corporation - Los Angeles, Newport Beach & San Diego, CA & Las Vegas, NV

Churchill Commercial Capital - Phoenix, AZ

ColumbiaNational Real Estate Finance, LLC - Baltimore, MD & Washington, DC

Goedecke & Co., LLC - Boston, MA & Westport, CT

Largo Real Estate Advisors, Inc. - Albany, Buffalo & New York, NY & Toronto, CAN

Medalist Capital, Inc. - Raleigh & Charlotte, NC, Charleston, SC & Atlanta, GA

Trinity Real Estate Finance - San Antonio & Austin, TX