About CRE Finance Council
The CRE Finance Council (CREFC) is the trade association for lenders, investors and servicers engaged in the $3.1 trillion commercial real estate finance industry. More than 250 companies and 5,500 individuals are members of CREFC. Member firms include commercial banks, insurance companies, private equity funds, mortgage REITs, investment grade and B-piece buyers, servicers and rating agencies, among others.
CREFC promotes capital formation, encouraging commercial real estate finance market efficiency, transparency and liquidity. In addition to its member Forums, committees and working groups, CREFC acts as a legislative and regulatory advocate for the industry, plays a vital role in setting market standards and provides education for market participants in this key sector of the global economy.
The CRE Finance Council also hosts globally recognized events that bring together market leaders and organizations. Complementing these major conferences are regular After-Work Seminars and Mini-Conferences held throughout the year
CREFC is composed of five market Forums for constituencies that drive the commercial mortgage industry: Portfolio Lenders; Issuers; Investors; High Yield Debt and Investment; and Servicers. Combined with CREFC's Task Forces, these Forums raise and develop solutions, and set market standards, for the commercial real estate industry.
With a long-standing commitment to market transparency, the CRE Finance Council maintains its Investor Reporting Package®, a transparent and standardized compilation of bond, loan and property-level information for CMBS reporting. The CREFC IRP® creates a multi-dimensional and agreeable investing environment that is known around the globe.
With a presence in North America, Europe and Japan, the CRE Finance Council is committed to being responsive to its members with a culture of collaboration, collegiality, open and inclusive dialogue, consensus building and respect for diverse views.
CRE Finance Council. The Voice of Commercial Real Estate Finance