News Release 6/ 30/ 2022

Tommy Ware brings 15+ years of CRE experience and production to Northmarq’s Tampa debt/equity team

TAMPA, FLORIDA (June 30, 2022) — Northmarq’s Tampa office celebrated the addition of Tommy Ware to its debt/equity team. Involved in the CRE industry since 2006 and a producer for more than a decade, Ware has originated loans for various capital sources totaling more than $500 million. In his current role, Ware will facilitate financing solutions for Northmarq’s local, regional and nationally-based clients through the company’s relationships with agencies, life company lenders, banks, credit unions and other capital sources.

“I am very excited to hit the ground running with the entire Tampa Northmarq team,” said Ware. “I have known Bob Hernandez, managing director of debt + equity in the Tampa office for many years, and he is very well respected and admired by clients, brokers, and financial institutions. I am honored to join him and the Tampa debt and equity team, and I look forward to building on the successes of the team. Being in the mortgage banking industry for the last 15+ years, I am eager to continue serving my clients’ equity and financing needs with Northmarq’s innovative and collaborative platform, in addition to working alongside our strong investment sales team.”

Prior to joining Northmarq, Ware most recently worked for Grandbridge Real Estate Capital in their Tampa office as vice president of production from 2012-2022. During his successful tenure with the company, Ware received a “Large Producer Award” in 2016 and 2018. Tommy graduated from the University of South Florida with a BS in Finance and a minor in Economics, and he was a member of the National Honor Society. He also achieved his CCIM designation in 2009.

“Tommy is a great fit and will work well with the Tampa team,” said Hernandez. “We look forward to leveraging his previous experience and success in the industry to drive financial solutions for lenders and borrowers.”