Ernie DesRochers serves as senior vice president/co-managing director in Northmarq's New York metropolitan office. He co-manages the origination, underwriting and structuring of commercial real estate loans for correspondent and agency lending institutions in the Tri-State area. Financing types includes debt, equity and structured finance transactions across a broad array of property types including NNN leased, hotel, office, multifamily and industrial properties. Ernie has served as a member of the Northmarq Executive Committee, the Administration Committee and the Production Management Committee.

Ernie has more than 38 years of experience in the life insurance, banking and securitized real estate lending areas. He began his career in 1981 with the Travelers Insurance Company Real Estate Investment Department, holding several positions with the firm including his last as general manager of the Boston Field Office. Next, he transitioned to Legg Mason Real Estate Services (LMRES) mortgage banking division in 1988, which would later be acquired by Northmarq in 2003.

Ernie is a member of several professional associations including REFA, ULI, ICSC and the American Society of Real Estate Counselors. He holds a Real Estate Broker license in Connecticut and New York and a Real Estate Salesperson license in New Jersey.

In addition to his professional involvement, he has been active in his local community servicing as a Zoning Commissioner (and past chairman) for seven years and as board member and chairman of the Oak Hills Park Authority. He is currently a board member of the UCONN Real Estate Advisory Council.

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