Northmarq’s West Palm Beach office welcomes Chris Hammel as vice president

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (May 4, 2023) – Northmarq’s West Palm Beach office recently announced the addition of Chris Hammel, vice president – Debt & Equity. Hammel is responsible for providing commercial real estate financing solutions to developers, owners and investors across all asset classes. Hammel will work with David Gahagan, senior vice president – managing director, to fulfill financing solutions and client needs in the commercial and multifamily capital sector.

Hammel has over 10 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry. Throughout his tenure, he has fostered a solid reputation and maintained close relationships with capital sources – including life insurance companies, agency, banks and debt funds.

“I’m thrilled to have Chris join our team at Northmarq," Gahagan said. "He has demonstrated an ability to handle complex deals across all asset classes and work in a fast-paced environment. His background, work ethic and ability to connect with clients makes him ready to step in and be productive.”

Before joining Northmarq, Hammel held various production roles with Grandbridge Real Estate Capital, Walker & Dunlop, BBVA Compass and Hudson Advisors. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Florida State University and his MBA with a finance concentration from Nova Southeastern University.

“I am excited to play a part in the formation of Northmarq’s West Palm Beach Debt & Equity office," Hammel said. "Our team has a strong history of providing top-notch financing solutions, and our clients will benefit from Northmarq’s great reputation and deep capital sources.”

Hammel is an active member of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) and can often be found attending local commercial real estate events.