Managing Partner, Mosaic Real Estate Investors
With over $35 billion of commercial mortgages originated, Ethan Penner’s motto “speed, size, and certainty” manifests itself throughout his 35-year career. Ethan is credited for his instrumental role in creating the $600 billion commercial mortgage-backed securities market while only in his 30’s. Known for his outrageous parties frequented by the industry’s elite, Ethan built a reputation as a flamboyant Wall Street banker and an introverted philosopher who happened to operate as a real estate financier. Later in life, he would be named top US 100 real estate icons of the 20th century and one of 65 real estate living legends by Forum magazine.