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Luke is a Managing Director in the Phoenix office of Berkadia and is responsible for originating debt and equity capital investments on all commercial property types.  In addition to arranging debt financing for multi-family, retail, office, and industrial assets, Luke has specific expertise arranging joint venture equity placements.

Luke began his career in commercial lending in 2001 and has originated more than $1.0 Billion in capital placements.  As a Commercial Mortgage Banker, he has experience with GSE Lending (FNMA, FHLMC, HUD), Insurance Company Placements, Securitized Lending, Bridge Lending, Commercial Banks, Pension Funds, and Equity Investments.  Mr. Donahue’s clients range from institutional investors to entrepreneurial real estate players where complicated financings are completed with a variety of capital sources and structures.   Assets financed include Multifamily, Retail, Office, Industrial and Hospitality.

A native of Iowa, Luke moved to Arizona in 2001.   He is married to his wife Tracy and enjoys spending free time chasing his three boys, LJ, Cael and Rowan around the house or on the golf course.

Education & Certifications

  • University of Iowa – Tippie College of Business - BA

Affiliations & Memberships

  • Licensed Real Estate Sales Person in the State of Arizona National Multi Housing Council (NMHC) Urban Land Institute (ULI) National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP)
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