New York Life Real Estate Investors originates $44.5 million mortgage loan secured by $44.5 million mortgage loan secured by 515 Post Oak Houston, Texas.

New York, January 14, 2019—New York Life Real Estate Investors, on behalf of New York Life Insurance Company, announced today the financing of 515 Post Oak, a 274,848 square foot office property located in the Galleria area of Houston, Texas. The property offers convenient access to both Interstate 610 and Interstate 69, as well as nearby amenities and upscale residences.

“We are pleased to provide bridge financing on this property, an attractive lease-up opportunity within one of Houston’s most dynamic office submarkets, and to further expand our existing lending relationship with Spear Street Capital, a top tier value-add office operator. This transaction is an example of our ability to provide strategic financing with specific loan terms tailored to meet the sponsor’s lease-up objectives,” said Ryan Doyle, Director of New York Life Real Estate Investors’ Structured Lending Group.

About New York Life Real Estate Investors

New York Life Real Estate Investors is a division of NYL Investors LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of New York Life Insurance Company. Please visit New York Life Real Estate Investors’ website at http://www.newyorklife.com/realestateinvestors for more information.

New York Life Real Estate Investors is a full service, fully-integrated real estate enterprise with more than 100 professionals. The division has market-leading capabilities in origination, underwriting, and investment in real estate equity products and related debt, including real estate equity investments, commercial mortgage loans, commercial mortgage backed securities, and unsecured REIT bonds. With over $51.9 billion in assets under management as of June 30, 2018*, New York Life Real Estate Investors is actively seeking to acquire additional properties throughout the U.S.

*Real Estate Investors AUM of $51.9B is gross and includes AUA ($1.6B), and debt ($0.3B) as of 6/30/18. Net AUM for Real Estate Investors is $50.0B as of 6/30/18.

About New York Life

New York Life Insurance Company (www.newyorklife.com), a Fortune 100 company founded in 1845, is the largest mutual life insurance company in the United States* and one of the largest life insurers in the world. Headquartered in New York City, New York Life’s family of companies offers life insurance, retirement income, investments and long-term care insurance. New York Life has the highest financial strength ratings currently awarded to any U.S. life insurer from all four of the major credit rating agencies**.

*Based on revenue as reported by “Fortune 500 ranked within Industries, Insurance: Life, Health (Mutual),” Fortune magazine, 6/1/18. For methodology, please see http://fortune.com/fortune500/.
**Individual independent rating agency commentary as of 7/30/18: A.M. Best (A++), Fitch (AAA), Moody’s Investors Service (Aaa), Standard & Poor’s (AA+)

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New York Life Insurance Company
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