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Ryan Abell

Investment Banking

Real Estate | Kennett Square, PA


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About Ryan

Ryan Abell is a member of Chatham’s Real Estate Investment Banking team, advising institutional commercial real estate clients across debt capital financing, project capitalizations (loan procurement and joint venture equity), loan restructuring and workouts, capital raising, capital structure advisory, acquisition and disposition advisory, and leveraged portfolio analytics and strategy.

Prior to joining the Real Estate Investment Banking team, Ryan was a senior consultant in Chatham’s defeasance and prepayment practice where he strategically guided clients through hundreds of defeasance and prepayment transactions totaling over $10 billion in principal. His experience comprised single-loan, portfolio, and bond defeasances and prepayments, including some of the largest defeasances in history by loan amount.

Ryan serves as an advisory committee member for the Mortgage Bankers Association’s young professionals network, mPact, and is a graduate of Bucknell University with a bachelor’s degree in economics and a minor in English and creative writing.



Negative defeasance penalties return for the first time since 2006

Chatham Financial has executed several defeasance transactions with negative penalties this fall. Negative defeasance penalties occur when replacement Treasury yields exceed the loan’s coupon. This scenario allows commercial real estate (CRE) owners to exit their CMBS (Commercial Mortgage Backed...


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