CHEVY CHASE, Maryland, September 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — FCP® announces the expansion of its capital markets team with the addition of an industry veteran, Elizabeth Cotteras Senior Vice President – Capital Markets and the promotion of Drew Schwartz to Vice President – Capital Markets. Current Director – Capital Markets, Steve Walshwill retire in 2023 after more than 15 years of leadership for the company in this area.
“Elizabeth Cotter brings a wealth of experience and proven leadership to FCP at a critical time in our national growth as we transition the Capital Markets group in anticipation of Steve’s well-deserved retirement next year. His institutional credentials and outstanding reputation complement our strategic objectives and will enable him to grow our existing lending relationships and expand access to debt capital on our platform,” said FCP Partner and Chief Operating Officer, Fais garland. “We are also delighted to welcome Drew to the group, promoting a talented professional from our multi-family investment and asset management groups to bring this knowledge and expertise to the capital markets.”
Prior to joining FCP, Elizabeth Cotter was Senior Vice President and Head of Debt Capital Markets at JBG SMITH, a REIT that owns, operates and develops mixed-use properties in the washington d.c. market. At JBG SMITH, Elizabeth was responsible for sourcing and managing all aspects of the firm’s debt portfolio and capital planning. Prior to joining JBG SMITH in 2014, she spent 8 years at Bank of America where she underwrote and structured commercial real estate transactions for clients in the Mid-Atlantic region. Elizabeth began her career with the CRE group of Banque LaSalle in Chicago. She holds a master’s degree in real estate from Johns Hopkins University and a BS in Business Administration from Georgetown University.
Since joining FCP in 2015, Drew Schwartz worked within the Multi-Family Acquisitions and Asset Management teams prior to his promotion to Vice President – Capital Markets. Drew graduated from University of Michigan Ross School of Business where he obtained his BBA with concentrations in finance and real estate.
FCP® is a private real estate investment company that has invested or financed more than $9.3 billion of assets since its creation in 1999. FCP invests directly and with operating partners in commercial and residential assets. The Company makes equity and mezzanine investments in income-generating and development properties. Situated at Chevy Chase, MDthe FCP invests both its mutual and discretionary funds and its separate accounts intended for the main real estate markets in United States. For more information on the FCP, please visit www.fcpdc.com.