News Release 1/ 23/ 2014

Sue Blumberg Selected as Member of Midwest Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame

MINNEAPOLIS (Jan. 23, 2014) – Sue Blumberg, senior vice president of NorthMarq’s Chicago regional office, has been selected as a member of the Midwest Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame by Midwest Real Estate News Magazine, joining some of the most accomplished leaders in the commercial real estate industry.

Blumberg and the other inductees of the fourth class of the Midwest Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame are profiled in the latest issue of Midwest Real Estate News Magazine.

A real estate veteran with more than 30 years of experience, Blumberg has closed loans on more than 300 properties during her career including transactions regarding agency, life insurance companies, commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) and bank lenders, primarily in the Midwest region.

“Sue has been a real inspiration to many women in the industry. Not only is she a consistent top producer, but she is an essential part of the NorthMarq management team as our managing director in Chicago,” said Larry Stephenson, senior vice president of NorthMarq. “She is well known in Chicago and brings positive energy to both work and community.”

A member of the Freddie Mac Production Advisory Council and the Amerisphere (Fannie Mae DUS sister company) Advisory Board, and a founding member of the Real Estate Finance Forum in Chicago, Blumberg graduated from the University of Iowa with a bachelor of business arts degree. She also earned an MBA in finance/real estate at DePaul University, where she has served as a guest lecturer for the past three years.

About NorthMarq
NorthMarq, the largest privately held commercial real estate financial intermediary in the U.S., provides mortgage banking and commercial loan servicing in 34 offices coast to coast. With more than $10 billion in annual production volume and servicing a loan portfolio of more than $42 billion, the company offers expertise to borrowers of all size. The company has a long track record of multi-family financing as a Freddie Mac Program Plus™ Seller-Servicer, and through its affiliation with Fannie Mae DUS lender AmeriSphere Multifamily Finance. In addition, NorthMarq has long loan production and loan servicing relationships with over 50 life companies, many CMBS platforms and hundreds of local, regional and national banks. For more information, please visit

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