Washington, D.C.—Greysteel Capital Markets, a Washington, D.C.-based real estate capital markets and investment banking firm, announced that Don H. Atchison has joined the firm as director, a role in which he will oversee the firm’s debt financing practice and represent clients in the structuring and placement of property and portfolio debt financing solutions.
Atchison comes to GCM with three decades of experience and expertise in commercial real estate financing, sales, development and advisory services. Prior to joining GCM, Atchison was a senior executive with Transwestern, where he managed the firm’s Baltimore and Northern Virginia offices. Prior to that, he was a project executive with a Washington, D.C., area development company with responsibility for overseeing the construction, leasing and management of four office buildings totaling more than 400,000 square feet.
Atchison has overseen and negotiated the closing of more than 11 million square feet of office, industrial and retail leases and five million square feet of investment property sales valued at more than $1.25 billion. Throughout his career, he has also originated and closed nearly $1 billion in project related debt and has personally sold assets worth more than $250 million.
Atchison is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in management, and Texas Christian University, where he received an MBA in finance and economics.