John K Lama

NY Urban Funding


Job Functions: Debt Strategies, Originations, Underwriting & Analysis


In 1990 John started his career at New York Urban as a property inspector, assisted in underwriting commercial underwriting and assisted with the management of several of the owned properties of the principals. Through affiliations with national lending sources, NY Urban provides borrowers with Construction, Permanent, Bridge, Mezzanine and Equity for all income producing property types. Since 2000, the firm has originated over $5 Billion in commercial mortgages throughout the country. NY Urban Funding, a Bridge, Mezzanine and Equity lending platform, was created to capitalize on strong quality local real estate investment opportunities on a direct basis. The company invests on a balance sheet basis along with friends and family. Since 2006 the entity has funded over $100 million in mortgages, mezzanine loans and equity positions. Investments range from as low as $500k to as much as $5 million.

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