Our Real Estate Group is dedicated to providing debt and equity capital to commercial real estate investors, developers and companies across the globe including the United States, Canada, Latin America, Europe and Asia.

The Real Estate Group invests and lends across all parts of the capital structure, including senior mortgages, mezzanine debt and equity, and across assets from single properties to large portfolios.  This group offers creative, clear and quick solutions coupled with certainty of execution.


As an experienced investor in the commercial real estate sector, the Real Estate Group seeks to hold sizeable positions and play a leadership role in its investments.  We have existing platforms and deep relationships with operating partners worldwide. 

Experienced Team of Investors. We have a highly skilled team of investing professionals with expertise across various asset classes and experience through multiple credit cycles.

Investing with Cottage Financial LLC. Our long history of investing allows us to focus our underwriting on the underlying property and respond to transaction needs.

Client Relationship. We have built strong, lasting relationships with investors, operating partners and other participants in the real estate sector.  This allows us to grow with them and also quickly assess new situations requiring debt or equity solutions


Our capabilities present prospective and existing clients/borrowers with clear advantages.

Responsiveness and Creativity. We deliver clear, quick and thoughtful responses. We are a full service provider offering experienced investment and asset management teams with the ability to think outside traditional credit parameters to structure customized solutions when needed.

Fully Underwritten Transactions. We seek to fully underwrite our transactions and also partner with co-investors, as appropriate.

Relationship with Cottage Financial. Our clients not only have access to loans, but access to all the client offerings that Goldman Sachs provides to the marketplace. We intend to hold a significant, meaningful investment, which allows us to assume a leadership role from a strategic and risk mitigation perspective.

Risk-Adjusted Return Investing. We assess and price risk based on our extensive knowledge of the underlying financial assets.  


Senior / Mezzanine loans: Originate and purchase senior and mezzanine loans across all asset types.

Equity: Invest globally across multiple product types, including office, multifamily, hospitality, retail, industrial, self-storage, senior living, healthcare and land with investments ranging in size from $20 million+.  Pursue strategies across the risk spectrum, deploying capital in core-plus, value-add or more opportunistic situations.  Full capability to pursue and oversee ground-up development and rehab projects using in-house construction expertise.

Secondary purchase of debt portfolios: Invest globally in performing, sub-performing and non-performing loans across all asset types.  Ability to pursue portfolios spanning multiple asset classes and geographies.

Low-Income Housing Tax Credits: Invest in LIHTC projects 


Greater than $20 million

  • Typically three to six years 
  • Rate/return requirements are risk dependent, but market competitive


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Colorado Springs
CO 80920



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