Shawn Krantz is a founding partner of Brownstone Capital and has been involved in the commercial real estate industry for nearly 30 years.
Brownstone acquires and owns income-producing properties in the Mid-Atlantic region. Since its founding in 2000, Brownstone Capital has been involved in the acquisition of 15 properties totaling over one million square feet. Brownstone also represents borrowers involved in distressed commercial real estate debt situations, with an emphasis in Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities (“CMBS”) restructurings. CMBS and debt restructure experience exceeds $2.5 billion. Prior to co-founding Brownstone Capital, Mr. Krantz worked for 14 years with Bank of America and Banc of America Securities (predecessor banks). In 1994, he was part of the start-up team within NationsBank (later Banc of America) originating, structuring and securitizing CMBS. In the early years of CMBS, he managed the CMBS origination team for the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions. Prior to his work with CMBS, Mr. Krantz led a team of debt workout specialists. He has served as an expert witness in 15 different litigation matters. He has been an expert serving six special servicers in nine different bankruptcies. Mr. Krantz has taught Real Estate Investments at Georgetown since 2010. Prior to joining Georgetown, Mr. Krantz taught at Johns Hopkins University for 15 years in its M.S. in Real Estate program teaching Real Estate Finance and Real Estate Investment. Mr. Krantz has a B.A. in Economics and Political Science and an M.B.A. with a concentration in Finance.
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