NorthMarq’s Austin office adds multifamily financing veteran Cheryl Higley to its debt/equity team

AUSTIN, TEXAS (September 24, 2021) – Cheryl Higley, a debt/equity professional with experience financing a wide variety of multifamily assets, joined NorthMarq as a senior vice president based in NorthMarq’s Austin office. Higley brings more than 22 years of experience to the team. Prior to joining NorthMarq, she originated and closed over $500 million in multifamily loans while working with Barings, Newmark and Dougherty Mortgage.

“I am happy to be a part of the NorthMarq team, where I can offer an entrepreneurial and advisory approach to my network of multifamily owners. I am now able to offer my clients direct access to the nation’s largest network of lenders including, agency, life insurance companies, CMBS lenders, bridge lenders, and bank lenders,” said Higley.

Higley’s addition brings NorthMarq’s Debt/Equity team to a total of seven CRE professionals, led by managing director, John Morran. The office also employs an investment sales team, which joined in July 2020.

“We are very excited to have Cheryl join our growing team in Austin. Cheryl brings a strong understanding of the multi-family debt markets that will help us expand our coverage in the market and support all of the transaction activity being generated by our Central Texas Multifamily Investment Sales teams,” said Morran. “All of us at NorthMarq are focused on providing the best service with the optimal capital solutions for our clients and we are committed to growing our team with the best people that will allow us to continue to exceed our clients’ expectations.”

Higley holds an active Texas Real Estate salesperson license. She has been a long-time member of NMHC and MBAA, and served as President of the Dallas Mortgage Bankers Association in 2004.