CBRE appoints Matt Murray to lead EMEA Loan Servicing

CBRE Capital Advisors has appointed Matt Murray as an Executive Director and Head of EMEA Loan Servicing. Matt will report into Clarence Dixon, Global Head of Loan Services.

Matt joins from Mount Street Group where he was Executive Director and Head of Primary Servicing. In the role he managed a team of 22 employees and was responsible for a portfolio of over 300 CRE loans across the UK and Europe. His team was also the appointed servicer on 20 CMBS transactions with over £10bn exposure. Prior to Mount Street, Matt had roles at a number of finance houses, including Hudson Advisors, Hatfield Philips, Puma Property Finance and Deutsche Bank and has over 18 years of experience in the credit and finance industry.

Matt will replace Steve Harle in the role who is moving into a more strategic position as Head of Business Development and Operations. Matt will manage CBRE’s 55-strong Loan Servicing team in the UK, Germany and Spain. He will be responsible for the team’s continued expansion as well as implementing technology and new servicing products, such a corporate and infrastructure loans.

CBRE globally manages over $300bn of commercial real estate debt while in EMEA CBRE’s Loan Servicing team has over £55bn of AUM and manages 675 loans across Europe. So far in 2021, the team has onboarded £9bn of new loans in Europe.

Clarence Dixon, Global Head of Loan Sales, CBRE
We have seen rapid growth in our Loan Services division over the last few years and so we are delighted to welcome Matt into the team to continue to drive this positive momentum. Matt’s broad range of client contacts and his wealth of experience in driving operational improvements, will be invaluable as we strive to continue to provide a best in class service for our clients.
Clarence Dixon, Global Head of Loan Sales, CBRE

Matt Murray added: “I’ve watched from afar as Clarence and his team at CBRE Loan Servicing have built a market-leading, third-party Servicing platform and I’m delighted to be joining the group to help drive that continued growth story. I’m looking forward to meeting my new colleagues and clients and am very excited about the opportunities in the sector currently.”