Skip to Main Content


From IPOs to follow-on offerings, acquisition and operational funding, a real estate investment banking team with a strong track record is critical to raising the capital so critical to the business of commercial real estate. Our KeyBanc Capital Markets® platform provides full-service financing for all types of Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and private owners of real estate from both the public and private equity markets, and includes joint venture funding and both buy-side and sell-side advisory services. We provide complementary services to KeyBank Real Estate Capital, which provides debt-side solutions.

In the last decade, we have managed more than 250 transactions that delivered more than $56 billion in financing, including specialized services for non-traded REITs, triple net transactions and student housing.

We put a senior team on every deal. Our experienced real estate investment bankers begin each engagement by listening to your goals before we propose financial strategies – then we come through with successful executions.

Recent Deals

See a detailed list of our full service real estate investment banking deals (PDF), including the following recent transactions:

  • KeyBanc Capital Markets acted as Sell-Side Advisor to Bridge Investment Group Partners, LLC on the sale of a 16-property multi-family portfolio to Blackstone Real Estate Partners VIII L.P.
  • KeyBanc Capital Markets acted as Co-Manager on CareTrust REIT, Inc.’s $171 million Initial Public Offering.
  • KeyBanc Capital Markets acted as Sell-Side Advisor to YES! Communities on the sale of 71% equity interest to two global institutional investors.

View More Transactions

Success Stories

We have served the needs of many REITs since before they went public, beginning with pre-IPO services, then growing with them as they go public, acquire other firms, raise additional capital and restructure shares and debt. This matrix of clients and our deal history demonstrates a few of our representative long-term client relationships, including:

  • American Campus Communities
  • EDR Collegiate Housing
  • First Potomac Realty Trust
  • MPT
  • DuPont Fabros Technology
  • Kite Realty Group


We provide comprehensive real estate capital markets services including:

  • At-the-Market Offerings
  • Debt Offerings
  • Follow-on Equity Offerings
  • IPOs
  • Joint venture capital
  • M&A Advisory (buy-side and sell-side)
  • Preferred Equity Offerings
  • Private equity capital
  • Public market equity capital
  • Public Note Offerings

Contact Us

  • David Gorden
    David Gorden Managing Director & Group Head - Financial Sponsors and Real Estate Investment Banking

KeyBanc Capital Markets is a trade name under which corporate and investment banking products and services of KeyCorp® and its subsidiaries, KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc., Member FINRA/SIPC, and KeyBank National Association ("KeyBank N.A."), are marketed. Securities products and services are offered by KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc. and its licensed securities representatives, who may also be employees of KeyBank N.A. Banking products and services are offered by KeyBank N.A.

Securities products and services: Not FDIC Insured • No Bank Guarantee • May Lose Value

Please read our complete KeyBanc Capital Markets disclosure statement.

Back to Top