New York Life Real Estate Investors originates $475 million mortgage and mezzanine loans secured by the Idi Gazeley National Industry Portfolio.

NEW YORK, March 31, 2017—New York Life Real Estate Investors announced today the financing, on behalf of institutional investors, of $475 million in mortgage and mezzanine debt secured by the IDI Gazeley National Industrial Portfolio. The 9.5 million square foot, Class A portfolio is comprised of 28 properties located in 10 MSAs across 11 states.

The loans feature floating rates over LIBOR and have an initial term of four years with extension options. The sponsor for the financing is IDI Gazeley, a leading investor and developer of logistics warehouses.

“We are pleased to continue our lending relationship with IDI Gazeley with this high quality warehouse portfolio,” said Rob Boyd, senior director of New York Life Real Estate Investors’ Southeast Regional Office.

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 $48 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2016, New York Life Real Estate Investors is actively seeking to acquire additional properties throughout the U.S.

About New York Life

New York Life Insurance Company, 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. New York Life has the highest possible financial strength ratings currently awarded to any life insurer from all four of the major credit rating agencies: A.M. Best (A++), Fitch (AAA), Moody’s Investors Service (Aaa), Standard & Poor’s (AA+).** 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 Investments*** provides institutional asset management. Other New York Life affiliates provide an array of securities products and services, as well as retail mutual funds. Please visit New York Life’s website at www.newyorklife.com for more information

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New York Life Insurance Company
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