Marcus & Millichap Enters Strategic Partnership with EquityMultiple

EquityMultiple streamlines and simplifies the process of building strong, diversified commercial real estate (CRE) portfolios by utilizing proprietary, data-driven underwriting methodologies, offering fractional investments in individual properties as well as private CRE funds. With industry-leading asset management, personalized support, and rigorous asset selection, EquityMultiple takes an institutional approach to real estate crowdfunding.

Marcus & Millichap, a leading commercial real estate brokerage firm specializing in investment sales, financing, research and advisory services, announced it has made an equity investment in EquityMultiple, a New York-based real estate financing and investment technology platform. The partnership will provide sponsors and operators supplemental private capital financing sources and give accredited investors streamlined access to unique real estate equity and credit opportunities.

“Our investment in EquityMultiple allows MMI to be part of a leading innovative technology platform that further expands our array of capital sources and solutions and creates synergies to facilitate the acquisition, recapitalization and restructuring needs of any commercial real estate transaction,” said J.D. Parker, Marcus & Millichap’s chief operating officer, Eastern Division. “Our firm strategically invests in proptech ventures that we believe will help transform the industry and we are excited to join forces with the EquityMultiple team.”

Charles Clinton
“Since 2015, EquityMultiple has provided capital markets solutions to sponsors and access to the types of commercial real estate opportunities that have long been hallmarks of institutional portfolios,” said Charles Clinton, CEO and cofounder, EquityMultiple. “Our partnership with Marcus & Millichap is an exciting step for our firm and the real estate investing fintech space more broadly.”
J.D. Parker
Parker stated: “With this partnership, we continue our longstanding tradition of providing the commercial real estate industry with advantages that groundbreaking technologies have to offer. EquityMultiple’s diverse array of real estate investment products expand a service line and broadens our spectrum of debt and equity sources.”