Lawrence Britvan is Managing Director/Group Head of Capital Markets at Hodges Ward Elliott. Lawrence is based in New York and joined the team in 2016 to expand the company’s capital markets platform across all markets and asset classes. Prior to joining HWE, Lawrence was a Senior Managing Director at Cantor Commercial Real Estate where he was a member of the senior management team that oversaw the development and operation of all parts of the business.

From 2005 to 2009, Lawrence was a senior member of the Real Estate Finance Group at Credit Suisse. In this capacity, Lawrence managed the origination, pricing, structuring, closing, syndication and securitization of large fixed and floating rate first mortgages and mezzanine loans throughout the U.S., Latin America and Asia. Lawrence was also critical to the group’s real estate equity investments and asset management business, including the underwriting, investment and development of hotel and casino projects throughout the United States.

From 1996 to 2004, Lawrence was an attorney solely advising on real estate matters and focused exclusively on real estate finance from 2000 to 2004.

Lawrence graduated from State University of New York at Albany and received his J.D. from Cardozo Law School.