Love Funding Has Record Month of Closings

Love Funding, a provider of multifamily and healthcare financing had a record number of closings in July, with 11 transactions totaling $216.7 million.

The company shattered its last monthly record set in December 2010, when the company closed on 14 loans totaling $127.5 million.

The closings were led by four cross-collateralized loans totaling $118.5 million for a portfolio of skilled nursing and assisted living facilities in New Jersey, and a single $60.6 million construction loan for an apartment building in Bethesda, Maryland. The New Jersey loans were closed by Leonard A. Lucas, first vice president and senior loan originator in Love Funding’s Boston office. The Bethesda transaction was closed by Holly Bray, a vice president in the company’s Washington D.C. office.

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“It’s been a great year for our company and it really speaks to the deep bench of top-notch originators and underwriters we have assembled on our team,” said Love Funding President Mark Dellonte. “Nobody understands the nuances of HUD’s programs better than we do, and it shows time and time again in the way we execute for our clients.”

All eleven loans were secured through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, which has seen a surge in demand for its loan insurance programs over the past few years as private lenders have remained on the sidelines.