Real Estate Debt

MetLife Investment Management’s commercial mortgage strategy seeks to identify lower leveraged mortgages that offer higher relative value and greater risk protection

MetLife Investment Management (MIM) offers investors a Commercial Mortgage strategy that seeks to identify lower leveraged mortgages that offer higher relative value and greater protection from default risk. Our commercial mortgage business targets primary markets with the remainder in defined secondary and tertiary markets. We focus on institutional quality office buildings, retail centers, apartment complexes, industrial properties and hotels. Professionals in MIM's regional field office network solicit, underwrite and process the loans and have in-depth real estate knowledge and longstanding industry relationships.

Why Real Estate Debt

  • Diversification of fixed income and/or real estate equity portfolios
  • Improved covenants/structures compared to corporate public securities
  • Potential for higher spread premiums to comparable corporate public securities

Why MIM

  • 100+ years of real estate experience
  • Management team averages 20 years with MIM
  • Performance and accountability-oriented culture is supported by 180+ real estate professionals
  • Manages on behalf of MetLife, one of the largest U.S. life insurance company portfolio lenders, with deep, long-standing relationships
  • Selective originator with focus on top quality assets, major markets and experienced, well-capitalized borrowers

Real Estate Debt Solutions

  • Access to affiliated participation structures
  • Joint ventures in a REIT structure (Foreign & Domestic Clients)
  • Private label whole loan originations
  • Other Structured Solutions