Fernando Riboli is a vice president with Newmark Knight Frank’s Debt & Structured Finance group. Based in Boca Raton, Fernando focuses primarily on national debt and equity originations through various capital sources that include Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, the FHA, insurance companies, CMBS lenders, debt funds and banks. He has extensive experience structuring various types of capital, including permanent debt, bridge loans, construction financing, joint venture and preferred equity. Since the start of his career, Fernando has been involved in the underwriting, origination and placement of more than $4 billion in loan volume nationwide.
Fernando joined Newmark Knight Frank in 2018, when Berkeley Point Capital was combined with ARA Newmark to create Newmark Knight Frank Multifamily Capital Markets. BGC Partners, the then-parent company of NKF, had acquired Berkeley Point Capital in 2017. Fernando had been a vice president with Berkeley Point Capital since 2012, first as a senior underwriter and team lead for multifamily loans nationwide before transitioning to production. He was previously an associate at Jones Lang LaSalle, where he held roles in office tenant brokerage and investment sales.
Fernando received his Master of Business Administration degree from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland and his Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and political science from Colgate University.