Spencer G. Hough is a Director for the Newmark Knight Frank Debt & Structured Finance Group based out of the Houston, Texas Office. His primary responsibilities include the origination of construction, interim & permanent debt, mezzanine financing, and equity for all commercial real estate product types across the United States & Canada in various stages of the investment cycle including acquisitions, refinances, partnership buyouts and new development. His role also includes investor relations & deal sourcing along with managing all aspects of the transaction process including underwriting, marketing, client & lender contact and closing. In addition to his Debt & Structured Finance Brokerage responsibilities, Mr. Hough is an active owner/manager of commercial & residential real estate properties and participates in various startup company Angel Funding Investments.
Mr. Hough joined Newmark Knight Frank’s Multi-Family Debt & Structured Finance Group, formally with Apartment Realty Advisors (ARA), in 2015 and has assisted in the origination and closing on over $5.0 billion in debt & equity procurement transaction volume since joining the firm. Furthermore, Mr. Hough was an integral team member in helping build Newmark Knight Frank’s Houston Multifamily Debt & Structured Finance Group and integrating the new debt & equity capabilities with the existing Multifamily Investment Sales platform. In 2018, Mr. Hough left Newmark Knight Frank’s Houston Multifamily Team to build out Newmark Knight Frank’s Commercial Property Focused Debt & Structured Finance platform/capabilities.
Prior to joining Newmark Knight Frank, Mr. Hough was an Associate Director on the Central Region Originations Team at GE Capital Real Estate (GECRE) in Dallas, Texas. While there, he assisted in loan origination responsibilities including all internal & external transaction matters, sourcing through broker & borrower channels, structuring, negotiating and closing of structured financing balance sheet & CMBS commercial real estate loans. During Mr. Hough’s tenure at GECRE, he was a contributing member of the Central Region Origination Teams closing of more than $1.1 billion in total loan volume.
Before joining GECRE, Mr. Hough was an Analyst at Invesco Real Estate in Dallas, TX where he assisted with the valuation and underwriting of Invesco’s $20.4 billion of U.S. direct commercial real estate investments for separate account, opportunistic, value-add and core fund clients. Additionally, he provided financial analyses to help support real estate investment, asset management, and financing & disposition decisions.