Equity Investments

Black Bear Asset Management (“BBAM”) and its senior leadership team have a proven track record with more than 50 years of combined experience in owning, developing, financing, and operating real estate across multiple asset classes. BBAM pursues value-add, opportunistic, development, and core-plus investments through direct ownership and JV equity structures. The firm’s strong partnerships have delivered numerous successful investments since inception and has yielded a pipeline of high-quality projects in addition to the formation of long-term programmatic relationships.


  • General Partner
  • Co-General Partner
  • Preferred Equity
  • Convertible Mezzanine


  • Ground-Up Development
  • Value-Add Redevelopments
  • Portfolio Recapitalizations
  • Core Plus Acquisitions
  • Programmatic Partnerships

Debt Investments

Black Bear Asset Management (“BBAM”) offers a broad spectrum of debt financing solutions, including mezzanine loans, B-notes, preferred equity, and mortgages across a wide array of asset classes. As active owners, BBAM understands the importance of quick decision making and flexible financing structures. BBAM maintains numerous deep-seeded relationships with various senior lenders, such as banks (local, regional, & national), private debt fund lenders, and family offices. In addition, BBAM maintains pre-negotiated, inter-creditor agreements with numerous lenders, which further enhances the transaction and execution processes.


  • Senior Permanent Financing
  • Subordinate Financing (Mezzanine/Preferred Equity)


  • Acquisitions
  • Development & Repositioning
  • Recapitalizations
  • Discounted Payoffs & Note Purchases
  • Land


Debt advisory and placement run across all asset classes nationwide with a structured finance approach. Black Bear Asset Management’s team of trusted advisors understands that a detailed and customized approach to identifying the appropriate debt capital partners is vital to our clients’ success. As owners of real estate, BBAM is uniquely qualified to understand ownership interests and position borrowers for maximum flexibility and return.

BBAM has arranged financing for multifamily, retail, office, mixed use, hospitality properties, and land. We pride ourselves on being relationship-focused, not solely volume-oriented. Our extensive network of lender relationships promotes a competitive lending environment. Loan types include fixed-rate, floating-rate, bridge, mezzanine, and construction.