The Firm ▼
|Loan Size||$10 to $125 million collateralized by institutional quality CRE assets|
|Loan Type||Floating rate, senior loans on middle market property acquisitions and refinances backed by value-add investment strategy|
|Asset Types|| |
Primary sectors: Office, retail, multifamily, industrial, mixed-use and hotel properties
Other potential sectors: self-storage, student housing, and single family rental portfolios.
|Geography||Markets across the United States|
|Loan Term||Estimated: 2 to 5 years|
|Loan To Value/Loan To Cost||Up to 75% LTV/LTC|
|Debt Service Coverage Ratio Requirements||Existing DSCRs below 1.0x are acceptable|
|Loan Fees||Typically 1 to 1.5%|
Vice President, Originations
Joe Herzog is a Vice President within the Originations group for the Commercial Real Estate Lending business at Amherst Capital. In this role, Joe is responsible for assisting with the origination of mortgage debt on all types of commercial real estate assets.
Prior to joining Amherst Capital, Joe worked at Prudential in various functions within their Real Estate platforms on both the debt and equity side. Most recently, Joe worked within Prudential Mortgage Capital’s conduit business, responsible for the underwriting and loan sale of mortgage investments on all property types.
Joe holds an MBA in finance and accounting from Fordham University and a BA in Finance and Information Systems from Villanova University. Joe also holds the CFA® designation.
(1) As of June 30, 2020. AUM includes gross assets managed in the commercial real estate strategy.
Amherst Capital is a real estate investment specialist offering traditional and alternative strategies to institutional clients in the public and private real estate credit markets. Amherst Capital manages $2.4 billion of assets1 across private credit and public markets.
Information We Collect
Names, addresses, physical characteristics or description, unique personal identifier, Internet Protocol address, email address, account name, Social Security number, driver’s license number, passport number, or other similar identifiers.
|Personal information categories listed in the California Customer Records statute (Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.80(e)).|| |
Names, signatures, Social Security numbers, physical characteristics or description, addresses, telephone numbers, passport numbers, driver’s licenses or state identification card numbers, , educational information, employment, employment history, or any other financial information.
|Commercial information||Records of personal property, products or services purchased, obtained, or considered, or other purchasing or consuming histories or tendencies|
|Internet or other similar network activity.||Browsing history, search history, and information on a consumer’s interaction with a website, application, or advertisement|
|Professional or employment-related information.||Job applications, resumes, and CVs .|
|Inferences drawn from other personal information||Profiles about a consumer’s preferences, characteristics, psychological trends, predispositions, behavior, attitudes, intelligence, abilities, and aptitudes|
Information That is Not Personal Information
- Publicly available information that is lawfully made available from federal, state, or local government records
- Consumer information that has been de-identified or aggregated
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- Medical or health information governed by the California Confidentiality of Medical Information Act or clinical trial data and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and;
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Sources From Which We Collect Personal Information
- Directly from you. For example, from loan applications you complete or other services you purchase from us.
- Indirectly from you. For example, from observing your actions on our website or from information your computer or mobile device transmits when interacting with our computer system, website, or mobile applications, among other things.
- From our parent entities, affiliates, subsidiaries and partners;
- From third parties that are authorized to share your information with us, such as intermediaries, broker dealers, our institutional clients and service providers; and
- From publicly available sources of information.
Use of Personal Information
- To complete the transaction, or provide the product or service, for which we collected the personal information, and to fulfil or meet the obligations associated with the transaction, product and service.
- To comply with our anti-money laundering obligations under applicable laws. We will process certain personal information about you (or use a third party such to do so) to permit us to meet legal obligations or to pursue our interests in relation to, the prevention of fraud, money laundering, terrorist financing, sanctions-prohibited actions, bribery, corruption, and/or tax evasion, on an on-going basis.
- To investigate and prevent fraud; to detect, prevent, investigate and prosecute crime; and to enforce or defend our rights.
- To carry out statistical analysis and market research.
- To provide you with information about products and services we offer that may be of interest to you.
- To detect security incidents, protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity, and prosecute those responsible for that activity.
- To perform debugging in order to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality.
- To undertake internal research for technological development and demonstration.
- To undertake activities to verify, maintain, improve, upgrade, or enhance the quality or safety of our services
Sharing Personal Information
- Parent entities, affiliates and subsidiaries;
- Service providers.
- Governmental agencies when required by applicable law, such as the Internal Revenue Service, or when necessary to complete your transactions, such as with recorders’ offices.
- Data aggregators.
- California Customer Records personal information categories.
- Commercial information.
- Internet or other similar network activity.
- Service providers.
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- The categories of personal information we collected about you.
- The categories of sources for the personal information we collected about you.
- Our business or commercial purpose for collecting that personal information.
- The categories of third parties with whom we shared that personal information.
- The personal information we collected about you.
- If we disclosed your personal information for a business purpose, the categories of personal information that we disclosed
- Complete the transaction for which we collected the personal information, provide a good or service that you requested, take actions reasonably anticipated within the context of our ongoing business relationship with you, or otherwise perform our contractual obligations.
- Detect security incidents, protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity, or prosecute those responsible for such activities.
- Debug products to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality.
- Exercise free speech, ensure the right of another consumer to exercise their free speech rights, or exercise another right provided for by law.
- Comply with the California Electronic Communications Privacy Act (Cal. Penal Code § 1546 et. seq.).
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- Enable solely internal uses that are reasonably aligned with consumer expectations based on your relationship with us.
- Comply with a legal obligation.
- Make other internal and lawful uses of that information that are compatible with the context in which you provided it.
Exercising your Access and Deletion Rights
- Calling us at: 1-(833)-496-0298
- Emailing us at: email@example.com
- Visiting: amherstcapital.com
- Provide sufficient information that allows us to reasonably verify you are the person as to whom we collected personal information or an authorized representative.
- Describe your request with sufficient detail that allows us to properly understand, evaluate, and respond to it.
We cannot respond to your request or provide you with personal information if we cannot verify your identity or authority to make the request and confirm the personal information relates to you.
- Deny you goods or services.
- Charge you different prices or rates for goods or services, including through granting discounts or other benefits, or imposing penalties.
- Provide you a different level or quality of goods or services.
- Suggest that you may receive a different price or rate for goods or services or a different level or quality of goods or services.
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Commitment to Privacy
At Amherst Capital Management LLC ("Amherst Capital"), we take the issue of privacy very seriously. We want to assure visitors to our web site of the security, privacy and confidentially that they expect from a premier financial services institution.
Amherst Capital does not collect any personal information from anyone who is merely visiting or browsing our web site. Personal information may be collected if the visitor chooses to send Amherst Capital an e-mail message.
E-Mail and Product Inquiry
Visitors of our web site are encouraged to send e-mail messages to us so that we may respond to inquiries regarding Amherst Capital and our products or services. Amherst Capital retains copies of these e-mail messages. The information provided by a visitor will only be used to respond to the visitor's inquiry and to provide better customer service.
Important Notice for Amherst Capital Clients
Please be advised that Amherst Capital will never contact you by e-mail to request or confirm personal account information or any other type of sensitive information. If you do receive an e-mail that asks you to provide or confirm sensitive information (such as passwords or sign-on IDs) or personal information (such as social security numbers, credit card numbers or personal bank account numbers), please assume that the request is fraudulent. Some e-mails, links or websites may even include an Amherst Capital logo or resemble existing Amherst Capital internet sign-on pages. Despite the graphics, you should continue to assume that the request is fraudulent because Amherst Capital will never contact you by e-mail to request or confirm personal or sensitive account information. If you receive e-mail requests to visit a website or to submit personal information, consider them fraudulent and notify Amherst Capital immediately. We strongly recommend that you do not visit the site, submit your personal information via the site or e-mail, or respond in any way.
Use of Information Collected
Amherst Capital uses the information collected from visitors to our web site to address the specific needs of those visitors and to provide better customer service, including the provision of the latest information regarding financial products and services offered. The information collected also is used to provide a record of communications between Amherst Capital and our web site visitors and to comply with any applicable legal and/or regulatory requirements.
Access to Information Collected
Certain of the employees of Amherst Capital will be provided with a visitor's information in order to respond to that visitor's needs and provide the visitor with information regarding specific products or services in which the visitor may have an interest. Amherst Capital employees are instructed to use care in handling the personal, confidential information of Amherst Capital customers, and the guidelines regarding the handling of such information are discussed in our code of conduct. Amherst Capital employees who do not conform to Amherst Capital's confidentiality rules are subject to disciplinary sanctions that include dismissal.
Amherst Capital Affiliates
Amherst Capital Management LLC is a majority-owned subsidiary of Amherst Holdings, LLC ("Amherst Holdings"). BNY Mellon and its subsidiaries, such as the other members of the Bank of New York Mellon Asset Management ("BNY MAM") group, along with nonrelated service providers that assist Amherst Capital in meeting the needs of its customers, may receive personal information collected from a web site visitor. Such information will be disclosed only in an effort to respond to the visitor's needs and provide information to the visitor about other financial products and services offered. The personal information is treated with the same standards of confidentiality that Amherst Capital itself uses, as the employees of Amherst Capital affiliates are subject to Amherst's information security policy, and Amherst's non related service providers are legally bound to employ strict standards of confidentiality.
Amherst Capital does not transmit any personal information collected through its web site to any third-parties. Personal information may be transmitted, however, if there is a specific need to complete a transaction requested by the visitor.
Information Collected from Representatives of Institutional Clients
If you work for one of our institutional (business) clients, we may obtain from you or your firm your business contact information, such as your name, title, office address, business phone number and email address. We may use this information for the purpose of conducting business with your firm, managing our relationship with your firm, and advising your firm of products and services that we believe might be of interest. We may (i) share this information with affiliated companies within the Amherst corporate enterprise, (ii) disclose it to service providers that we use to process the information and that have agreed to confidentiality restrictions, and (iii) export this information to the United States and other jurisdictions where we, or our service providers, do business. We may also disclose this information as required by law.
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1 - As of June 30,2019 AUM amount includes $434 million of separately managed assets Amherst Capital began managing in March and excludes $4.3 billion of assets that Amherst Capital manages as dual officers of BNY Mellon Asset Management North America for which Amherst Capital will cease to manage following the transaction.
2 - Provided through Amherst InsightLabs (“AIL”). Amherst Capital has an exclusive license with AIL in the asset management industry. AIL is an affiliate of Amherst Holdings, LLC.
- Sean Dobson Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer
- Sandeep Bordia Head of Research and Analytics
- David Skoien Head of Asset Management
- Abbe Franchot Borok Head of Originations, Commercial Real Estate Lending
- Brad Donaldson Head of Underwriting and Transaction Management
- Joe Herzog Vice President, Originations
- Cornel Frunza Director, Investment Operations Manager
- Kevin Messett VP, Asset Management CRE Lending
- Karen Gemmett Head of Mortgage Backed Securities & Lead Portfolio Manager
- Banu Roso Chief Operating Officer
- Jason Rottinger Chief Compliance Officer
- Laurie Goodman Non-Executive Director of Research and Analytics1
- Brian Streko Funds, Chief Financial Officer
- Jasraj Vaidya Senior Research Analyst
- Aaron Haan Research Analyst
- CJ Zhao Head of Modeling