6th Annual MHN Capital Choice Awards 2008

Dear Reader,Despite all of the fluctuations in today’s economy, multifamily housing developers still need funding sources for their deals.The winners of our 6th Annual Capital Choice Awards represent excellent choices in terms of where to start that funding search.The companies shown here represent the leading edge in a fast-changing landscape. You and your peers have voted these lenders as the “best of the best” at providing valuable services, speed of processing, flexibility of terms, scope of loan products offered, and the quality of loan servicing.Some of the financial institutions listed here have been bought by larger banks. We have simply listed each winner as they were posted and voted for at the time of balloting. We understand that there could be additional changes—to bank names and ownership—between the time this is written and published, and so we ask your understanding in this matter.Please do keep this list as a reference! It’s a tremendous all-year resource when you need to search out new lenders, see what’s happening with current partners or just need to know what’s on the market. Best of all, you benefit from the collective wisdom of your colleagues who have given these particular institutions their stamp of approval.To make sure you’ll be able to access the list from anywhere at any time, 24/7, we are also showcasing the winners on our Web site at www.multi-housingnews.com.Congratulations to the 2008 MHN Capital Choice Award winners, and a sincere “thank you” to all those readers who cast ballots.Regards,Natasha Selhi Associate Publisher2008 CAPITAL CHOICE AWARD WINNERSFANNIE MAE DUS LOANS Arbor Commercial Mortgage LLC Deutsche Bank Berkshire Mortgage Prudential Mortgage Capital Company Wells Fargo Bank N.A.FREDDIE MAC PROGRAM PLUS LOANS Capmark Finance Deutsche Bank Berkshire Mortgage Johnson Capital Wells Fargo Bank N.A.MEZZANINE/BRIDGE/PREFERRED EQUITY Capmark Finance GE Real Estate Johnson Capital Wells Fargo Bank N.A.ACQUISITION/REHAB LOANS Bank of America Johnson Capital JP Morgan Mortgage Capital Wells Fargo Bank N.A.CONSTRUCTION LOANS Bank of America Boston Capital Johnson Capital Wells Fargo Bank N.A. REFINANCING LOANS Bank of America Johnson Capital Washington Mutual Bank Wells Fargo Bank N.A.TAX CREDIT EQUITY Boston Capital GE Real Estate SunAmerica Wells Fargo Bank N.A. TAX EXEMPT BONDS Bank of America Deutsche Bank Commercial Real Estate GE Real Estate Prudential Mortgage Capital CompanyFHA LOANS (MAP) Bank of America Johnson Capital Prudential Mortgage Capital Company Wells Fargo Bank N.A.CONDUIT LOANS Deutsche Bank Commercial Real Estate Johnson Capital JP Morgan Mortgage Capital Wells Fargo Bank N.A.EQUITY/JV CAPITAL Boston Capital GE Real Estate Johnson Capital Prudential Mortgage Capital Company