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Meridian Capital Group

1 Battery Park Plaza, 26th Floor
New York, NY 10004
(212) 972-3600
Website
sales@meridiancapital.com
MERIDIAN-CAPITAL-GROUP

Meridian Capital Group is a Manhattan-based commercial real estate finance firm founded in 1991 by Ralph Herzka and Aaron Birnbaum.  In 2015, Meridian Capital Group did $35 billion in national business, more than two-thirds of it in the Northeast region. It is the second-largest mortgage broker in the United States. In New York, Meridian specializes in multifamily loans. Its rivals include Ackman-Ziff, Cooper-Horowitz, Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, and Singer & Bassuk. Meridian helps real estate investors find sources of financing, ranging from traditional banks to pension funds, hedge funds, insurance firms or wealthy individuals, and is paid a fee for its service.

Meridian Capital Group was ranked no. 7 in The Real Deal’s annual investment sales ranking covering 2016.


10/18/18
...late 1980s and recently joined commercial mortgage brokerage Meridian Capital Group as its chief information officer after spending seven years in the same role at...

10/15/18
...down 60 percent from the year before. Competitors like Meridian Capital Group brought over its top agents like David Schechtman, Abie Kassin and Lipa Lieberman in...

10/09/18
...the significant additional investment that he’s making.” Meridian Capital Group’s David Schechtman also praised Cuomo’s efforts. “The governor is a real New...

10/06/18
...Through an LLC, the chairman and CEO of Meridian Capital Group filed plans in September to tear down an existing home at 3420 Bedford Avenue in...

10/05/18
...Shaya Sonnenschein and Shaya Ackerman of Meridian Capital Group represented the owner, Marx Development Group. The loan was issued by Mack Real Estate...

10/02/18
...the significant additional investment that he’s making.” Meridian Capital Group’s David Schechtman also praised Cuomo’s efforts. “The governor is a real New...

...late 1980s and recently joined commercial mortgage brokerage Meridian Capital Group as its chief information officer after spending seven years in the same role at...

...the significant additional investment that he’s making.” Meridian Capital Group’s David Schechtman also praised Cuomo’s efforts. “The governor is a real New...

09/24/18
...and Jamaica. Shaya Ackerman and Shaya Sonnenschein at Meridian Capital Group negotiated the financing, which carries an interest rate of 650 basis points over LIBOR. Bluestone...

09/06/18
...Hess was leaving. He will be going to Meridian Capital Group, where he will work as a senior managing director, according to Meridian. Hess worked...

08/31/18
...DiModica of Starwood Property Trust, Ralph Herzka of Meridian Capital Group, David Schonbraun of SL Green Realty, and Michael Maturo of RXR Realty, among others...

08/30/18
...the year, with prices ranging from $500,000 to $4 million. Meridian Capital Group brokered the financing. 2. Solid as a Rockrose – $348 million Rockrose Development received a $348 million loan...

08/29/18
...Reffkin playing Jeopardy (Credit: DJgame2 and Gameshows Wikia) Meridian Capital Group wasn’t looking to build a retail leasing division. But when industry veteran James...

08/27/18
...left: Ralph Herzka, James Murad, and Adam Hakim Meridian Capital Group hired former Eastern Consolidated brokers Adam Hakim and James Murad to expand its debt...

08/24/18
...DiModica of Starwood Property Trust, Ralph Herzka of Meridian Capital Group, David Schonbraun of SL Green Realty, Michael Maturo of RXR Realty, among others, will...

08/21/18
...found new homes. James Famularo in June joined Meridian Capital Group to launch the firm’s new retail leasing division. And Compass earlier this month...

08/15/18
...the industry. Shaya Sonnenschein and Shaya Ackerman of Meridian Capital Group represented the owner, Marx Development Group. The loan was issued by Mack Real Estate...

08/06/18
...well as a retail space. Bryan Kallenberg of Meridian Capital Group helped negotiate the loan which has a four percent interest rate and a 30-year...

08/06/18
...well as a retail space. Bryan Kallenberg of Meridian Capital Group helped negotiate the loan which has a four percent interest rate and a 30-year...

08/01/18
...Indig could not be immediately reached for comment. Meridian Capital Group’s David Schechtman and Chris Kim, who are marketing the property, also could not...

07/31/18
...comment, and Hager declined to comment. Source said Meridian Capital Group’s Lipa Lieberman represented Hager in the deal. He also declined to comment. Hager...

07/27/18
...leaving Besen & Associates for a job at Meridian Capital Group, sources told The Real Deal. Doshi has committed to a job at Meridian Investment...

07/27/18
...the industry. Shaya Sonnenschein and Shaya Ackerman of Meridian Capital Group represented the owner, Marx Development Group. The loan was issued by Mack Real Estate...

07/23/18
...position for seven years. He now works as Meridian Capital Group...

07/09/18
...the biggest drops on the list. By comparison, Meridian Capital Group — which launched its investment sales division in mid-2015 after poaching Eastern’s David Schechtman...
Meridian Capital Group, Real Estate Salesperson
1 Battery Park Plaza, 26th Floor, New York, NY, (212) 972-3600
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Meridian Capital Group, Associate Broker
1 Battery Park Plaza, 26th Floor, New York, NY, (212) 972-3600
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Meridian Capital Group, Real Estate Salesperson
1 Battery Park Plaza, 26th Floor, New York, NY, (212) 972-3600
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Meridian Capital Group, Real Estate Salesperson
1 Battery Park Plaza, 26th Floor, New York, NY, (212) 972-3600
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Meridian Capital Group, Real Estate Salesperson
1 Battery Park Plaza, 26th Floor, New York, NY, (212) 972-3600
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Meridian Capital Group, Real Estate Salesperson
1 Battery Park Plaza, 26th Floor, New York, NY, (212) 972-3600
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Meridian Capital Group, Real Estate Salesperson
1 Battery Park Plaza, 26th Floor, New York, NY, (212) 972-3600
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Meridian Capital Group, Real Estate Salesperson
1 Battery Park Plaza, 26th Floor, New York, NY, (212) 972-3600
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Meridian Capital Group, Real Estate Salesperson
1 Battery Park Plaza, 26th Floor, New York, NY, (212) 972-3600
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Meridian Capital Group, Real Estate Salesperson
1 Battery Park Plaza, 26th Floor, New York, NY, (212) 972-3600
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Meridian Capital Group, Real Estate Salesperson
1 Battery Park Plaza, 26th Floor, New York, NY, (212) 972-3600
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Meridian Capital Group, Real Estate Salesperson
1 Battery Park Plaza, 26th Floor, New York, NY, (212) 972-3600
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Meridian Capital Group, Real Estate Salesperson
1 Battery Park Plaza, 26th Floor, New York, NY, (212) 972-3600
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Meridian Capital Group, Associate Broker
1 Battery Park Plaza, 26th Floor, New York, NY, (212) 972-3600
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Meridian Capital Group, Real Estate Salesperson
1 Battery Park Plaza, 26th Floor, New York, NY, (212) 972-3600
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Meridian Capital Group, Real Estate Salesperson
1 Battery Park Plaza, 26th Floor, New York, NY, (212) 972-3600
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Meridian Capital Group, Real Estate Salesperson
1 Battery Park Plaza, 26th Floor, New York, NY, (212) 972-3600
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Meridian Capital Group, Real Estate Salesperson
1 Battery Park Plaza, 26th Floor, New York, NY, (212) 972-3600
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Meridian Capital Group, Real Estate Salesperson
1 Battery Park Plaza, 26th Floor, New York, NY, (212) 972-3600
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Meridian Capital Group, Associate Broker
1 Battery Park Plaza, 26th Floor, New York, NY, (212) 972-3600
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Meridian Capital Group, Real Estate Salesperson
1 Battery Park Plaza, 26th Floor, New York, NY, (212) 972-3600
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Meridian Capital Group, Real Estate Salesperson
1 Battery Park Plaza, 26th Floor, New York, NY, (212) 972-3600
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Meridian Capital Group, Associate Broker
1 Battery Park Plaza, 26th Floor, New York, NY, (212) 972-3600
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Meridian Capital Group, Real Estate Salesperson
1 Battery Park Plaza, 26th Floor, New York, NY, (212) 972-3600
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Meridian Capital Group, Real Estate Salesperson
1 Battery Park Plaza, 26th Floor, New York, NY, (212) 972-3600
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  • Event Financing
  • Address 401 East 60th Street
  • Neighborhood Upper East Side
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Price $ 32,000,000
  • Publication Date 10/08/2018
  • Event Date 10/04/2018
  • Party 1 Gaia Real Estate
  • Party 1 Brokerage Meridian Capital Group
  • Party 1 Broker Ronnie Levine, Thomas Wayda
  • Party 2 First Republic Bank
notes
The buyer secured an acquisition loan of $32 million for the Upper East Side property.
  • Event Financing
  • Address 144-02 135th Avenue
  • Neighborhood Jamaica
  • Borough Queens
  • Square feet 271,018
  • Price $ 71,000,000
  • Publication Date 10/08/2018
  • Event Date 10/01/2018
  • Party 1 McSam Hotel Group
  • Party 1 Brokerage Meridian Capital Group
  • Party 1 Broker Adam Hakim, James Murad
  • Party 2 Bank OZK
notes
The lender issued a construction loan of $71 million for the Jamaica property.
  • Event Sales
  • Address 808 Prospect Place
  • Neighborhood Crown Heights
  • Borough Brooklyn
  • Price $ 101,700,000
  • Publication Date 10/01/2018
  • Event Date 09/21/2018
  • Party 1 Silvershore Properties
  • Party 1 Brokerage Meridian Capital Group
  • Party 1 Broker Rich Velotta, Abie Kassin
  • Party 2 Delshah Capital
  • Party 2 Brokerage Meridian Capital Group
  • Party 2 Broker Rich Velotta, Abie Kassin
notes
The buyer bought the Crown Heights portfolio for $101.7 million.
  • Event Financing
  • Address 192 Lexington Avenue
  • Neighborhood Kips Bay
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 123,243
  • Price $ 60,000,000
  • Publication Date 10/01/2018
  • Event Date 09/27/2018
  • Party 1 Gorjian Real Estate Group
  • Party 1 Brokerage Meridian Capital Group
  • Party 2 Citibank
notes
The lender issued a loan of $60 million for the Kips Bay property.
  • Event Financing
  • Address 808 Prospect Place
  • Neighborhood Crown Heights
  • Borough Brooklyn
  • Price $ 88,000,000
  • Publication Date 10/01/2018
  • Event Date 09/21/2018
  • Party 1 Delshah Capital
  • Party 1 Brokerage Meridian Capital Group
  • Party 1 Broker Simon Rosenfeld, Rael Gervis, Craig Berger
  • Party 2 Signature Bank, CCRE
notes
The lender issued an acquisition loan of $88 million for the Crown Heights portfolio.
  • Event Financing
  • Address 181 Madison Avenue
  • Neighborhood Garment District
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 270,000
  • Price $ 182,000,000
  • Publication Date 09/17/2018
  • Event Date 09/11/2018
  • Party 1 APF Properties
  • Party 1 Brokerage Meridian Capital Group
  • Party 2 LoanCore Capital
notes
The buyer secured an acquisition loan of $182 million for the Garment District property.
  • Event Retail Leasing
  • Address 337 West 14th Street
  • Neighborhood Chelsea
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 1,500
  • Price per foot $ 100.00
  • Publication Date 08/27/2018
  • Event Date 08/23/2018
  • Party 1 Superior Management
  • Party 1 Entity Superior Management
  • Party 2 Kogane Ramen
  • Party 2 Brokerage Meridian Capital Group
  • Party 2 Broker Eliot Goldschmidt, James Famularo
notes
The tenant inked a 12-year lease for the Chelsea building which had an asking rent of $100 per square foot.
  • Event Sales
  • Address 244 East 52nd Street
  • Neighborhood Midtown East
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 9,429
  • Price $ 11,000,000
  • Publication Date 07/30/2018
  • Event Date 07/24/2018
  • Party 1 Turtle Bay Music School
  • Party 1 Brokerage Meridian Capital Group
  • Party 1 Broker David Schechtman, Lipa Lieberman, Abie Kassin
  • Party 2 Minrav Development
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The buyer acquired the Midtown East property for $11 million.
  • Event Retail Leasing
  • Address 143 Montague Street
  • Neighborhood Brooklyn Heights
  • Borough Brooklyn
  • Square feet 2,000
  • Price per foot $ 165.00
  • Publication Date 07/30/2018
  • Event Date 07/24/2018
  • Party 1 Uri Koptiev
  • Party 1 Brokerage Meridian Capital Group
  • Party 1 Broker James Famularo, Eliot Goldschmidt
  • Party 2 Grand Canyon Diner
  • Party 2 Brokerage Meridian Capital Group
  • Party 2 Broker James Famularo, Eliot Goldschmidt
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The diner inked a 15-year lease for the Brooklyn Heights location at $165 per square foot.
  • Event Financing
  • Address 1277 East 14th Street
  • Neighborhood Midwood
  • Borough Brooklyn
  • Square feet 265,000
  • Price $ 115,000,000
notes
The owner secured a loan of $115 million for the Midwood property.
  • Event Financing
  • Address 23-15 44th Drive
  • Neighborhood Long Island City
  • Borough Queens
  • Price $ 502,000,000
notes
The owner secured a loan of $502 million for the planned Long Island City condo project.
  • Event Financing
  • Address 450 11th Avenue
  • Neighborhood Hudson Yards
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 9,875
  • Price $ 88,000,000
notes
The owner secured a loan of $88 million for the Hudson Yards property.
  • Event Financing
  • Address 27 East 79th Street
  • Neighborhood Upper East Side
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 5,760
  • Price $ 35,000,000
  • Publication Date 06/04/2018
  • Event Date 05/18/2018
  • Party 1 Adellco
  • Party 1 Brokerage Meridian Capital Group
  • Party 1 Broker Tal Bar-or, Richard Sutton
  • Party 2 Interaudi Bank
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The owner secured a $35 million construction financing loan for the Upper East Side condominium project.
  • Event Sales
  • Address 2857 West 8th Street
  • Neighborhood Coney Island
  • Borough Brooklyn
  • Square feet 86,160
  • Price $ 23,000,000
  • Publication Date 04/02/2018
  • Event Date 03/30/2018
  • Party 1 2857 West 8th Street Associates
  • Party 1 Brokerage Gideon Group
  • Party 1 Broker Glenn Teyf
  • Party 2 Real Estate Discovery Ventures
  • Party 2 Brokerage Meridian Capital Group
  • Party 2 Broker David Schectman, Richard Velotta
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The investment fund acquired the Coney Island retail building for $23 million.
  • Event Financing
  • Address 815 Hutchinson River Parkway
  • Neighborhood Throgs Neck
  • Borough Bronx
  • Square feet 291,401
  • Price $ 68,500,000
notes
The shopping center in Throggs Neck secured a $68.5 million refinancing loan.
  • Event Financing
  • Address 210 West 107th Street
  • Neighborhood Manhattan Valley
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 230,000
  • Price $ 92,000,000
  • Publication Date 03/13/2018
  • Event Date 03/07/2018
  • Party 1 Emerald Equity Group
  • Party 1 Brokerage Meridian Capital Group
  • Party 1 Broker Marvin Jeremias
  • Party 2 LoanCore Capital
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The owner secured a $92 million acquisition loan for the Manhattan Valley portfolio including 220 West 107th Street, 230 West 107th Street and 203 West 107th Street.
  • Event Financing
  • Address 1 Prospect Park West
  • Neighborhood Park Slope
  • Borough Brooklyn
  • Square feet 153,067
  • Price $ 127,000,000
notes
The owner secured a $127 million construction financing loan for the Park Slope property.
  • Event Sales
  • Address 320-328 Ocean Parkway, 420 Avenue F, 2302 85th Street
  • Neighborhood Kensington, Gravesend
  • Borough Brooklyn
  • Price $ 46,000,000
notes
A group of investors sold a three-building multifamily package in the southern half of Brooklyn for $46 million to the owners of Shyraz Management.
  • Event Financing
  • Address 64 Wooster Street
  • Neighborhood Soho
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 54,300
  • Price $ 48,000,000
  • Publication Date 01/09/2018
  • Event Date 01/08/2018
  • Party 1 Zar Property NY
  • Party 1 Brokerage Meridian Capital Group
  • Party 2 Citi Real Estate Funding
notes
The owner of the Soho building secured a $48 million loan.
  • Event Sales
  • Address 80, 100-120, 220-240 Riverside Boulevard
  • Neighborhood Upper West Side
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 248,000
  • Price $ 50,000,000
  • Publication Date 12/04/2017
  • Event Date 11/20/2017
  • Party 1 80-20 LLC
  • Party 1 Brokerage Meridian Capital Group
  • Party 1 Broker Lipa Liberman, Abie Kassin
  • Party 2 Kamber Management Company
  • Party 2 Brokerage Kamber Management Company
  • Party 2 Broker Steven Levy
notes
The buyer acquired the three garage units on the Upper West Side for $50 million.
  • Event Financing
  • Address 252 West 76th Street
  • Neighborhood Upper West Side
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 50,600
  • Price $ 25,000,000
notes
The partnership acquired a $25 million loan pacakage to refinance the Williard.
  • Event Sales
  • Address 1555 Grand Concourse
  • Neighborhood Mount Eden
  • Borough Bronx
  • Square feet 138,737
  • Price $ 29,800,000
notes
The real estate group acquired the 150-unit rental building for $29.8 million.
  • Event Financing
  • Address 131-9 39th Avenue
  • Neighborhood Flushing
  • Borough Queens
  • Price $ 46,700,000
notes
The firm received a loan.
  • Event Financing
  • Address 159-161 Bleecker Street
  • Neighborhood Greenwich Village
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 30,000
  • Price $ 21,000,000
  • Publication Date 09/01/2017
  • Event Date 07/20/2017
  • Party 1 Bleecker Fish LLC
  • Party 2 Santander Bank
  • Party 2 Brokerage Meridian Capital Group
  • Party 2 Broker Judan Hammer, Daniel Neiss
notes
The owner acquired a 5-year loan.
  • Event Financing
  • Address 26 Clinton Street
  • Neighborhood Lower East Side
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 8,373
  • Price $ 4,000,000
  • Publication Date 08/01/2017
  • Event Date 06/12/2017
  • Party 1 134 Gem LLC
  • Party 1 Entity 134 Gem LLC
  • Party 1 Brokerage Meridian Capital Group
  • Party 1 Broker Bryan Geffen
  • Party 2 Northfield Bank
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The borrower received a loan
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...are afoot in the midmarket under-$100 million space. Meridian Capital Group — which launched its investment sales division in mid-2015 and poached Eastern Consolidated’s David...

...New York City last year: Eastdil Secured and Meridian Capital Group, an exclusive analysis by The Real Deal found. Eastdil Secured took the top spot...

...new services. In the past year, mortgage brokerage Meridian Capital Group launched an investment sales division, while debt advisory firm Ackman-Ziff Real Estate announced plans...

short-term-sales-feature
01/18/16
...the year netted owners between $1.4 billion and $1.7 billion. Meridian Capital Group’s David Schechtman said several factors, including taxes, often prompt owners to sell valuable...

12/31/15
...a push into new development. We also profiled Meridian Capital Group CEO Ralph Herzka, whose ferocious work ethic has made his firm the dominant mid-market...

...have even considered seven to 10 years ago,” said Meridian Capital Group’s Lipa Lieberman, who was a broker on the $236 million “Kings and Queens” portfolio...

...Ronnie Levine, senior managing director of commercial brokerage Meridian Capital Group. But he said they are more focused in construction lending. “It could be after...