Berkadia Adds $2 billion to its Loan-Servicing Portfolio with Acquisition of Keystone Commercial Capital

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Berkshire Hathway’s joint venture Berkadia Commercial Mortgage has purchased Keystone Commercial Capital.

The acquisition of the Phoenix, Arizona company will add $2 billion to Berkadia’s loan-servicing portfolio, which currently stands at $229 billion.

Berkadia is a third-party commercial mortgage servicer, as well as an approved lender for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and HUD/FHA. The company was among the top Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae multifamily lenders for 2013.

Berkadia was founded in 2009 as a 50/50 joint venture between Berkshire Hathaway and Leucadia National Corporation.

© 2014 David Mazor

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