Executive Vice President
Sara has 35 years of commercial loan origination experience, 31 of them in mortgage banking. She has worked on hundreds of transactions, and has successfully arranged financing for more than $5 billion in debt. Her primary focus is multifamily finance, with expertise in permanent and construction/perm loans from life insurance companies, Freddie Mac/Fannie Mae, and CMBS platforms.
Sara co-founded Bellwether Real Estate Capital, LLC, the full-service commercial mortgage banking operation that was formed in 2008 and today has become Bellwether Enterprise. Prior to Bellwether, Sara opened the Cincinnati office of Capstone Realty Advisors in April 1999. She managed Mellon Mortgage’s Cincinnati office from 1989-1999. Her career began in 1985, at First National Bank (now U.S. Bank) of Cincinnati.
Sara is a graduate of Duke University and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Policy
Greater Cincinnati/ Northern Kentucky Apartment Association’s Financing Symposiums, Panelist
University of Cincinnati’s Real Estate Roundtable, Panelist
Sara is active in many charitable endeavors in the Cincinnati area.