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Kurt Altvater


Senior Vice President

Job Functions: Executive, Capital Markets, Investment Sales & Acquisitions, Loan Sales


Kurt Altvater is a multi-disciplined commercial real estate professional with over 30 years of experience and has participated in the advisory and placement of over $20 billion in loan sales in the past 10 years. He currently serves as Senior Vice President of the National Loan & Portfolio Sale Advisors of CBRE Capital Markets, leading the Western Region. Mr. Altvater provides financial advisory services to financial institutions and is responsible for the sale and marketing of commercial mortgage loans on the secondary market in the West and throughout the United States.

Mr. Altvater’s responsibilities include development and implementation of sales strategies, capital markets implementation, institutional contact liaison, negotiation with buyers and sellers and related ancillary advisory functions. He provides financial advisory services to public and private institutions in the acquisition and disposition of commercial mortgages and properties.

Prior to joining CBRE Capital Markets, Mr. Altvater was a banker and he made over $1 billion in CMBS loans with Bank of America, Countrywide and Nomura Securities. Prior to originating CMBS loans, Mr. Altvater spent five years as a loan workout specialist with The Fuji Bank and Mellon Bank and was responsible for a portfolio of over $600 million. Prior to his career in real estate finance, Mr. Altvater was a development professional for retail, hotel and office projects sponsored by David Rockefeller, Prudential, John Portman and Lincoln Property/Trammell Crow descendant, Linpro.

Mr. Altvater is an active member, leader and contributor in the greater commercial real estate community. Kurt has been chairman of the Bay Area Chapter of NAIOP’s Lifetime Achievement Awards, a Board Member and Past President of the Bay Area Mortgage Association (BAMA), and he has been a frequent speaker on finance panels including at: CREFC, ULI, CoreNet, The Appraisal Institute, BAMA and CRE Counselors.


Professional Affiliations/Accreditations



Licensed California Real Estate Salesperson

Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Member

California Mortgage Bankers Association (CMBA) Member

Bay Area Mortgage Association (BAMA) – Past President

Areas of Interest

Deal Type
Acquisition, Development, Ground Lease, Loan Purchase, Opportunity Zone, Partner Buyout, Pre-Development, Recapitalization, Refinance, Rehabilitation