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Real Estate Forum/ Name Trez Capital’s Brett Forman an Influencer in Commercial Real Estate Lending

June 17, 2020

Palm Beach, FL/Vancouver, BC, Ca. – June 17, 2020 – Real Estate Forum/GlobeSt., a comprehensive platform for commercial real estate news and analysis, has named Brett Forman, Trez Capital’s Executive Managing Director, Eastern U.S., an Influencer in Commercial Real Estate Lending.

Each year the media group’s editorial staff singles out individuals who are leaders in the debt and equity space and acknowledges their achievements and leadership. The 2020 Influencer list is comprised of savvy real estate finance professionals who’ve proven proficient in assessing and underwriting deals and bringing innovations and best practices to their business.   

“I am honored to be named an Influencer in Commercial Real Estate Lending by Real Estate Forum/GlobeSt.,” said Forman, who has nearly 20 years experience in the industry. “Like my colleagues at Trez Capital, I pride myself on maintaining a deep knowledge of the industry and delivering the best for our investors and borrowers. Being acknowledged externally for doing so is much appreciated.”  

Forman spent several years on Wall Street working for Bear Stearns doing investment banking and mergers & acquisitions prior to settling in South Florida to start Forman Capital, a private mortgage company.  In 2016, Forman formed a joint venture with Trez Capital, a diversified real estate investment firm headquartered in Vancouver, Canada. His company began operating as Trez Forman Capital until February 2020, at which time it united under the Trez Capital brand. 

An expert in the Southeast and Eastern Seaboard regions, Forman generated a record $540 million in new loans within the region in 2019, including  a  $115 million loan for a mixed-use project in Greenville, South Carolina, the largest individual origination to date for Trez Capital.

In addition to being an industry influencer, Forman gives back to his community by spearheading a service project within his office each December. He also chaired the Achievement Centers for Children and Families Foundation in Palm Beach County.

 About Trez Capital

 Founded in 1997, Trez Capital is a diversified real estate investment firm and preeminent provider of commercial real estate debt financing solutions in Canada and the United States. Trez offers private and institutional investors strategies to invest in a variety of opportunistic, fully secured, high-yield mortgage investment funds, and provides property developers and owners with quick approvals on flexible short- to mid-term financing.

With offices in Vancouver, Toronto, Dallas and Palm Beach, Trez Capital has over $3.8 billion in assets under management and has funded over 1,500 transactions totaling more than $11 billion since inception. For more information, visit