Brett Katz is a Director within the Capital Markets Group at Hodges Ward Elliott. Brett is based in Los Angeles and joined the team in 2018 to expand the company’s West Coast capital markets platform. Prior to joining HWE, Brett was a Senior Managing Director at Cantor Commercial Real Estate where he was co-head of securitization and capital markets and responsible for theoperation and execution of all parts of the commercial real estate lending business. 

From 2002 to 2009, Brett was a member of the Real Estate Finance & Securitization Group at Credit Suisse. In this capacity, Brett led underwriting, structuring, securitization, distribution and execution of $10+ billion in large loan transactions, across all asset classes throughout the U.S., Caribbean and Latin America.

Brett began his career as an Analyst at Bear Stearns within the Investment Banking Department’s Leverage Finance Group.

Brett is a graduate of Cornell University with a BS in Policy Analysis and Management.

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