Senior Vice President of Mortgage Banking in New York

Joseph Franzetti is a Senior Vice President at Berkadia, where he manages Capital Markets lending relationships.  He has over 30 year of mortgage finance experience. Prior to joining Berkadia in 2010, he was responsible for loan originations and syndications at NY Credit Advisors, where he securitized commercial mortgage loans and invested in senior and subordinate debt positions. Prior to that, he managed the Commercial Mortgage Conduit at Citigroup where he was responsible for originations and underwriting.

Earlier in his career, he managed the CMBS, RMBS and REIT ratings groups at both Standard and Poor’s and Duff & Phelps (now Fitch). Joe is a past president of CMSA (now CRE Finance Council) and served on the board of governors of that trade association for nine years. He also served on the commercial board of governors of the Mortgage Bankers Association. His professional designations include Certified Public Accountant (inactive) and CRI (Chartered Realty Investor). He is a frequent speaker and writer on the topic of Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities. Mr. Franzetti has a M.B.A. from New York University and a B.S. in accounting from Villanova University.

Education & Certifications

  • Villanova University, BS
  • New York University, MBA

Affiliations & Memberships

  • CREFC
  • RELA

Industry Specialization & Skills

  • CMBS
  • Debt Funds
  • Banking

Awards & Notability

  • CPA
  • CRI
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