HKS Capital Partners has promoted Richard Garfinkel to vice president, commercial originations. In his new role, Garfinkel will be responsible for CRE loan origination, debt, equity, and structured finance from the firm's New York City office.
Garfinkel has been active in the investment industry for more than 30 years, with a background in real estate construction and acquisition, as well as permanent and refinance lending. Additionally he has been involved in international contract negotiations covering asset exchanges, joint ventures and financing deals.
"With his acute knowledge of the capital markets, Rich works diligently to satisfy those needs with a 'hands on' approach, from origination through closing," said HKS Capital Partners co-founder Ayush Kapahi. "He has also developed and implemented strategies for equity and debt funding on behalf of public and private companies and has negotiated commercial leases."
Garfinkel attended the Columbia University School of Engineering.