Colony American Finance has appointed Christopher Hoeffel as its first chief financial officer.
Beth O’Brien, CAF's chief executive, said in a press release that creating the position of CFO is “an important next step" for the company.Hoeffel was most recently a managing director at Investcorp, where he was head of real estate debt investments, including three high-yield debt funds. He also served as head of investment operations and investor relations for real estate and corporate investments in the U.S, and Europe.
Hoeffel joined Investcorp from JP Morgan/Bear Stearns & Co., where he was a senior managing director and global co-head of commercial mortgages and founder of a leading Wall Street lending operation.
He is a former president of the Commercial Mortgage Securities Association (now CRE Finance Council) and remains on its board of governors.
Colony American Finance provides acquisition financing and loans for investor-owned, single-family rental portfolios.