Jenna Unell heads the special servicing and asset management operations in Irving, Texas, which includes oversight responsibility for special servicing asset management, portfolio management, finance, accounting and legal. She joined Greystone in connection with Greystone’s acquisition of C-III Asset Management as of December 31, 2019. Ms. Unell was General Counsel at C-III Asset Management LLC from 2010 when C-III acquired the servicing group from Centerline Capital Group, until Greystone’s acquisition. Ms. Unell previously served as Assistant General Counsel with Centerline, where she handled the negotiation and closing of the company’s CMBS B-Piece investments and also managed the closing group for their Fannie Mae DUS lending. Prior to that she was in private practice in the areas of real estate finance and CMBS securitizations in the Dallas office of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld. Ms. Unell has been part of the executive leadership of the special servicing group at C-III and its predecessors and now Greystone, for a total of 19 years.
Ms. Unell received her Juris Doctor from Southern Methodist University School of Law where she served on the Board of Editors of the Southwestern Law Journal in the capacity of Texas Survey Editor. Ms. Unell is Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Commercial Real Estate Law and is a former Chairman of the Dallas Bar Association Real Property Section. She is also a fellow with the American College of Mortgage Attorneys where she served three years as Chair of the Program Committee for the annual meeting and currently sits on the organization’s Board of Regents. In addition, Jenna is a member of the Commercial Real Estate Finance Counsel (CREFC) and is a past Co‐Chair of the Professional Development Committee of the CREFC Women’s Network.