As a universal bank based in the State of Baden-Württemberg (Germany), LBBW has total assets of EUR 223 billion (as of December, 31 2017) and combines a range of financial services of a large commercial bank with the domestic presence of its retail bank. Apart from its regional roots and extensive domestic activities, LBBW has a global network of branches and representative offices to support customers with regional and/or international operations, real estate financing, and the capital markets business. The Real Estate Finance North America team provides commercial real estate financing for office, retail, mixed-use, multifamily and logistic properties located in major markets throughout the U.S. and Canada. The team originates, underwrites, and executes primarily large-loan senior mortgage financings, including term and construction loans, as well as corporate unsecured lines of credit, term loans, and letters of credit. Our client base consists of domestic and international institutional companies, private real estate investors, public real estate companies and REITs, developers, sovereign funds and opportunity funds.