Patrick Short is managing director of Newmark Knight Frank in the Austin office, where he is responsible for spearheading best-in-class debt originations, joint venture/equity placement and investor relations. Mr. Short specializes in originating debt with government-sponsored enterprises (Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and FHA), insurance companies, conduits/CMBS, banks and credit unions as well as arranging and structuring joint venture partnerships. He works closely with the Austin and San Antonio conventional multihousing team as well as the student housing and manufactured housing groups.
With more than 13 years of experience in real estate finance, Mr. Short has extensive experience in the origination, structuring, placement and closing of a variety of income-producing property types, including multihousing, industrial, office, medical office, retail, mixed-use and self-storage properties. He has executed capital structures for permanent financing utilizing various platforms, including GSE’s (FNMA, Freddie and FHA), Conduit/CMBS, life companies and investment funds in addition to construction, bridge and mezzanine/equity placement.
Prior to joining Newmark Knight Frank, Mr. Short was a vice president at BMC Capital, LP, where he successfully opened the Austin office in 2006, represented private and institutional investors and was recognized as the top originator at the firm from 2012 to 2014. Before that, he was an originator for a regional bank for four years.
Mr. Short’s professional affiliations include the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). He graduated from Texas State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in management.