Company Overview


Mike Huffman

Senior Vice President - Mortgage Brokerage 
Dallas, TX

Phone:  972-868-9081
Email:  [email protected]


  • HREC Investment Advisors - Dallas, Texas - October 2018 to present - Senior Vice President - Mortgage Brokerage

  • NXT Capital - Dallas, Texas - January 2011 to September 2018 - Managing Director, National Hotel Originations

    • Responsible for National Hotel Originations with a budget of $150 million per year

    • Assist in loan closing, portfolio management and restructures

    • Assist in training analysts and portfolio managers on the specifies of hotel underwritings and the differences between hotels and core real estate (i.e. office/apartments/retail)

  • Highgate Hotels - Dallas, Texas - November 2009 to December 2010 - Director, Investment Management

    • Co-manage a debt portfolio in excess of $4 billion (over 40 properties/20,000 rooms). Properties located primarily in major gateway cities (S.F., NYC, D.C., L.A.)

    • Restructured and extended several loans which have multiple tranches of first mortgage and mezzanine debt

    • Responsible for managing investor relations (i.e. Rockpoint, Blackstone, Goldman Sachs, Rockwood, Walton Street, Westbrook, Sunstone Hotels) and several key lender relationships (i.e. Keybank, Capital Trust, NY Life, Wells Fargo/Wachovia, Midland, RREEF, Aareal Bank, Investcorp and LBBW)

    • Assisted in the evaluation of multiple hotel acquisition opportunities and distressed debt purchases. Acquisitions over the last 6 months were in excess of $600 million

  • First Bank/Illionis - Chicago, Illionis - 2008 to 2009 - Senior Vice President, Investment Officer

    • Responsible for national originations/loan prodicution for all property types on a full recourse basis. Loan size range of $2 - $15MM

  • ORIX Real Estate Capital - Chicago, Illionis - 2005 to 2008 - Senior Vice President, Debt and Structured Finance

    • National Originations Manager for a staff of 9 with an annual production goal of$300MM. In 2005, hired the entire staff for ORIX’s entrance into a structured debt platform

    • In addition to building the organization and setting up policies and procedures, originated$175MM in 2005 (first year). Exceeded production goal in 2006/2007 and fell short in 2008 due to the capital markets collapse. ORIX shut down their debt platform in August of 2008


DePaul University – MBA (Finance), June 1993
University of Illinois (full baseball scholarship) – BS (Accounting), June 1986 CPA – August 1986 (achieved top 5% in nation)

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