Richard A. Bendit, Esq., Senior Vice President, Assistant General Counsel, Berkadia Commercial Mortgage LLC
Mr. Bendit joined Berkadia Commercial Mortgage LLC as Senior Vice President and Assistant General Counsel in September 2011 and also serves as the co-Principal and Chief Operating Officer of Berkadia Capital Markets LLC. He has over 25 years of real estate, finance, and international business experience, focused on structuring and negotiating complex commercial real estate transactions. Since 1994, Mr. Bendit has been active in the real estate and capital markets industries, most recently serving as General Counsel for a registered investment advisor with over $3 billion of commercial real estate, debt-related assets under management. Prior to that, Mr. Bendit was a Partner in the Finance and Real Estate Group of Dechert LLP, where he managed many different types of complex debt, equity, and securities transactions. Mr. Bendit is a graduate of Emory University with a BA in Economics and of Temple University School of Law with a J.D. (cum laude). He also has lectured and published numerous articles on commercial real estate-related topics.