Miami Market Update | Transportation Connectivity (Chapter 1)

July 27, 2018

Jonathan More (MANAGING DIRECTOR – The Debt & Equity Finance Group) and Melanie Herald (MANAGING DIRECTOR – The Debt & Equity Finance Group) sit down and chat about the thriving Miami Market. We start with the growing Transportation Connectivity servicing the Miami metropolis.


Jonathan More is a Managing Director in the Debt & Equity Finance Group at Mission Capital, where he is responsible for originating, underwriting and structuring commercial real estate transactions nationwide on behalf of owner-operators, private equity firms, developers and family offices. Jonathan’s diverse skill sets, deep market knowledge and industry relationships have proved critical in working through transactions and originating business over his 15-year real estate career.
Prior to joining Mission Capital, Jonathan worked on the execution and originations teams for Ackman-Ziff, specializing in financing office, retail and residential properties, as well as loan sale advisory work. At Ackman-Ziff, Jonathan structured and completed $2.0 billion of closed debt, mezzanine, preferred equity, joint venture equity and loan sale transactions. Prior to Ackman-Ziff, Jonathan worked in leasing and investment sales for the Manhattan office of CBRE Group. Jonathan received a B.A. in Economics from the University of Michigan, and an M.B.A from Columbia Business School, where he placed first overall in the Bodini Competition for Real Estate Investment & Entrepreneurship. He is licensed as a real estate broker in the state of New York.


Melanie Herald serves as a Managing Director of the Debt & Equity Finance Group at Mission Capital where she is responsible for the origination, structuring, and placement of commercial real estate transactions on behalf of operators, developers and global institutional and family office investors. In addition to the finance business, Melanie focuses on sourcing and executing loan sale opportunities and will oversee growth in the Miami office for Mission Capital.
Prior to joining Mission Capital, Melanie was a Principal with Sienna Capital Partners where she executed over $200mm in equity fund recaps and new acquisition transactions for clients. Prior to Sienna, Melanie served as Head of Capital Markets and Investors Relations for Urban American, a multifamily operator in New York City for whom she currently consults. From 2002 – 2011, Melanie executed over $50bn of commercial and residential mortgage transactions as a senior salesperson at Goldman Sachs Melanie holds a BA from Bowdoin College, where she received a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship and earned an MBA from the Johnson School at Cornell University and served as a Student Agencies Fellow. She serves on the corporate board of PopTracker LLC, a technology and media company and FORCE, a non-profit. Melanie is a fluent Spanish speaker and holds Series 63 and 7 licenses.

About Mission Capital:
Mission Capital is a technology-forward real estate capital markets firm built on a culture of deep client service. Founded in 2002, our complementary asset sales and capital raising platforms, combined with our diligence and consulting services, allow our institutional and governmental client-base to achieve liquidity and optimize portfolio strategy throughout the credit cycle.

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