Partner/Head of CRE Debt
Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance
Scott Weiner is a partner of Apollo Global Management and is the head of the Commercial Real Estate Debt business. Mr. Weiner oversees Apollo’s performing commercial real estate loan origination, acquisition and asset management activities, which includes first mortgages, mezzanine and preferred equity investments and commercial mortgage backed securities (CMBS). Since joining Apollo in 2009 and creating the commercial real estate debt business, Mr. Weiner and his team have grown the business to over $4bn billion of commercial real estate debt and securities across managed accounts and Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. (NYSE:ARI), a publicly traded commercial mortgage real estate investment trust (REIT) managed by Apollo. Mr. Weiner serves as the Chief Investment Officer of the manager of ARI. Prior to joining Apollo, Mr. Weiner was at Barclays Capital where he was Managing Director and leader of the group responsible for large mortgage loans and structured finance transactions. Previously, he was Senior Vice President at Lehman Brothers in the commercial real estate finance area where he specialized in structured first mortgage, mezzanine and preferred equity investments. Mr. Weiner graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a BA in international studies.