Our Story

Purpose

Our purpose is to enrich the lives of our employees, our clients, and those with whom we share this planet.

Mission

Our mission, and who we are, is a real estate company committed to caring for people and driven to deliver impactful solutions to our clients. Our culture grounds our decision-making and roots our actions in a purpose greater than ourselves.

Vision

Our vision is to be a preeminent commercial real estate capital solutions provider focused on people and creating cutting edge, unparalleled solutions for our clients. We will achieve our vision by using our values of caring, integrity, entrepreneurship, and excellence as the compass to guide everything we do. We are ‘Where People Matter’.

A Word From Our Founder

Bringing creative, innovative solutions means being competitive – doing what no one else is doing for clients and the industry. We can make mistakes and experiment – that’s a part of life here as a private company. With our competitive spirit and desire of more than just profits, we can move quickly, be resourceful, and solution for our clients, employees, and communities – that’s our driver.

Steve Rosenberg
FOUNDER & EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN

The Story of Greystone

Founded in 1988, Greystone is a private commercial real estate finance and investment company with unmatched experience in debt, equity, investment sales and loan servicing solutions. The firm is the #1* overall HUD multifamily and healthcare lender by firm commitments, and a top 10 Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac multifamily real estate lender.

In 2023, Greystone produced $13 billion in CRE transaction volume and currently manages a combined primary and special loan servicing portfolio of over $98.2 billion across a wide variety of commercial property types.

In 2021, Greystone entered into a strategic joint venture with Cushman & Wakefield, the number two ranked brokerage in the nation as reported by Commercial Property Executive. Together, the partners provide full-service investment sales, advisory and lending services.

Greystone's History

Greystone Founded

Stephen Rosenberg founded Greystone as a transaction management company focused on restructuring troubled or defaulted FHA loans.

Approved HUD Mortgagee

Allowing us to acquire the distressed servicing rights.

Ginnie Mae Issuer, 1991

Fannie Mae Conventional Lender DUS® License, 1996

New focus on expanding the loan origination business as the next step in our organic growth.

Launched Bridge Loan Program

Providing short-term bridge loans as an interim step to permanent agency financing.

Freddie Mac TAH Lender

Originated first Freddie Mac loan after being approved as Seller / Servicer

CMBS Lending

Alternative to agency loan products allowing us to offer full-spectrum of multifamily financing options.

Freddie Mac SBL & Conventional Licenses

Development of SBL product.

C-III Asset Management

Acquired C-III Asset Management and $18B special servicing portfolio.

General Partner of Greystone Housing Impact Investors LP (GHI)

Expanded our investment management business with acquisition of GP of GHI.

Strategic Partnership Growth

Cushman & Wakefield investment expands investment sales reach and access to capital.

Joint venture with MonticelloAM expands bridge platform.

GHI Rebrand

Greystone Housing Impact Investors LP uplisted to NYSE: GHI.

Investment in Passco

Provide clients with Delaware Statutory Trust (DST) 1031 Exchange.

Greystone Founded

Stephen Rosenberg founded Greystone as a transaction management company focused on restructuring troubled or defaulted FHA loans.

Approved HUD Mortgagee

Allowing us to acquire the distressed servicing rights.

Ginnie Mae Issuer, 1991

Fannie Mae Conventional Lender DUS® License, 1996

New focus on expanding the loan origination business as the next step in our organic growth.

Launched Bridge Loan Program

Providing short-term bridge loans as an interim step to permanent agency financing.

Freddie Mac TAH Lender

Originated first Freddie Mac loan after being approved as Seller / Servicer

CMBS Lending

Alternative to agency loan products allowing us to offer full-spectrum of multifamily financing options.

Freddie Mac SBL & Conventional Licenses

Development of SBL product.

C-III Asset Management

Acquired C-III Asset Management and $18B special servicing portfolio.

General Partner of Greystone Housing Impact Investors LP (GHI)

Expanded our investment management business with acquisition of GP of GHI.

Strategic Partnership Growth

Cushman & Wakefield investment expands investment sales reach and access to capital.
Joint venture with MonticelloAM expands bridge platform.

GHI Rebrand

Greystone Housing Impact Investors LP uplisted to NYSE: GHI.

Investment in Passco

Provide clients with Delaware Statutory Trust (DST) 1031 Exchange.