Structured Finance Partners

Russell B. Arnold - Structured Finance Partner - (916) 462-6211

An institutional asset and portfolio manager with over 35 years experience, Russ has been a member of Palmer Capital Inc. since 1997. Russ' prior roles as a Portfolio Manager at American Realty Advisors and overseeing the financing and disposition of over $1.0 billion of properties from lending institutions enables him to acutely offer clients invaluable advice on their investment and financing opportunities. Russ currently provides strategic direction to enhance client portfolios throughout the Western United States. Russ is also responsible for the underwriting, sourcing, structuring and negotiation of commercial real estate finance and sale transactions.

San Diego State University
Bachelor of Science, Finance

Holly M. Kim - Structured Finance Partner - (916) 462-6259

Holly prepares and manages the financial underwritings for currently marketed properties, finance transactions, and preliminary evaluations. In addition, she interacts with Buyers, Sellers, Borrowers, and Lenders to explain complex financial underwritings and leases. Prior to joining Palmer Capital Inc., Holly was employed at Goldman Sachs in the Strategic Planning Group of the Asset Management Division and in the Private Client Services Group of the Equities Division. She also worked at Dean Witter Reynolds Inc. in the mergers and acquisitions group, where she facilitated corporate valuations.

The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania
Bachelor of Science in Economics, Major in Finance and Accounting

Jennifer M. Palmer - Structured Finance Partner - (916) 462-6206

As a partner, with over 15 years of real estate transaction experience, Jennifer is responsible for all aspects of financing commercial real estate transactions including structuring, sourcing and negotiating at all levels in the investment capital stack. She oversees institutional and foreign capital relationships for the firm that are actively participating in joint ventures, recapitalizations and developments. Jennifer initially worked on the investment sales desk focusing on institutional client relationships.

San Diego State University
Bachelor of Arts, Communications

William S. Palmer - President & CEO - (916) 462-6201

As the President and CEO of Palmer Capital Inc., Bill leads an elite team of professionals that focus on the acquisition, disposition and financing of commercial real estate investment opportunities throughout the western United States. Bill works directly on every transaction executed by Palmer Capital Inc., representing a diverse client base of institutional and private investors. Prior to founding Palmer Capital Inc. in 2005, Bill was a Managing Director in the Capital Markets Division of CB Richard Ellis. He spent 18 years at the firm and was consistently honored as CB Richard Ellis' Top Broker Worldwide. He has been recognized by Commercial Property News and several other publications as one of the nation's most highly regarded investment professionals. Bill's prior experience also includes 13 years with Piper Jaffray & Co in Minneapolis, in their Investment Banking Group.

University of St. Thomas
Bachelor of Arts, Sociology

John B. Sedar - Structured Finance Partner - (916) 462-6209

John is a contributing factor to the firm's growth since 1994 by providing clients with guidance on achieving their overall strategic financing, disposition and acquisition objectives. His extensive knowledge of the debt and equity markets, as well as in-depth relationships with clients have been major contributors to the success of Palmer Capital Inc.

University of California, Davis
Bachelor of Science, Political Science

Marcus A. Steele - Structured Finance Partner - (916) 462-6221

Marcus possesses extensive knowledge and expertise throughout the capital stack and in the financial markets. He is responsible for the sourcing, structuring and negotiation of senior or subordinate debt as well as joint venture equity. He has over 25 years of accomplished real estate experience in pension fund advisory, investment and asset management as well as acquisitions, development and dispositions. Working for such firms as Pension Consulting Alliance, Maguire Thomas Partners and Hillwood, Marcus has led due diligence and underwriting of U.S. and international real estate opportunities valued in excess of $5 billion and has had direct project management experience on world class developments valued over $800 million. Marcus is a former Captain, fighter pilot, test pilot and air show demonstration pilot in the United States Marine Corps and flew the AV8 Harrier.

San Diego State University
Bachelor of Science, Zoology

University of Southern California
Master of Business Administration, Finance