Real Estate Forum: CRE's Rainmakers 2018
In the May issue of Real Estate Forum, we will be profiling some of the most prolific capital markets mortgage originators in the commercial real estate arena. This ranking will determine the top Rainmakers in CRE debt and equity for calendar year 2017.

In order to even the playing field between nominees in varying markets, the editors have developed the following methodology: All nominees will be scored on the total number of transactions and the total volume of all transactions. The final score will be based on the average of the two fields. 

The finalists will be presented in the May issue of Forum by overall rank, category and region, as well as in a special supplement on 

Deadline for submissions is midnight on Wednesday, March 21.


  • All transactions represented in the totals submitted must have closed between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017, and all nominees must have been directly involved with the transactions. If submitting a team, all members must have been directly involved with all the deals submitted for the entire group. 
  • For verification purposes, all nominees must provide a list of all transactions contributing to their 2017 year-end figures. Partial lists—such as blacked-out borrower/lender information—are acceptable, as long as the number and value of transactions is evident. Click here for an exampleInability to provide this information will result in disqualification. 
  • All entries must be electronically submitted via this form. Late or incomplete entries will not be considered.

Deadline for submissions is midnight on Wednesday, March 21.

We will accept submissions as long as the form remains open. 


For inquiries about this nomination or the selection process, contact Sule Aygoren, editor-in-chief, via email or, for a faster response, call (212) 457-9659.

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