Mr. Bane is a Senior Managing Director and Principal of Johnson Capital – Real Estate Equity, Hospitality and Structured Finance Group. Mr. Bane has over 26 years of combined real estate, structured finance, capital (high net worth and institutional) raising, investment advisory and debt placement experience. Mr. Bane has completed or been active in over $9.5 Billion of debt, equity and investment (acquisition and disposition) advisory transactions for many of the real estate, retail, office, industrial, senior housing, hospitality, condominium and multi-family development industry’s leading companies and investors. These transactions have included properties located in the United States, Canada, Caribbean, Western Europe, Central & Eastern Europe, Latin America, Asia and the Middle East.
Mr. Bane has spearheaded Johnson Capital’s expansion of its Equity and Structured finance Platform. Mr. Bane has also expanded Johnson Capital’s hospitality investment banking efforts as a key partner on the Johnson Hospitality team. Mr. Bane has been active in Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, having initiated and/or completed many notable and complex Caribbean/ Latin America and European transactions including Strategic Joint Ventures, debt and equity financings assignments.
Prior to joining Johnson Capital, Mr. Bane held various senior investment banking, investment advisory, underwriting and origination positions while at the Carlton Group, a leading international investment and merchant banking firm, ARCS Commercial Mortgage, LLC, and PW Funding, Inc. two leading Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Mortgage Banking firms, as well as, Citicorp Securities and Lehman Brothers, two leading conduit lenders.
Mr. Bane has extensive experience in all facets of real estate investment banking, platform capital raising, investment sales and investment property acquisitions, including: business origination, client development, complex debt and equity raising, acquisition valuation, structuring and closing, underwriting, due diligence, investment and property analytics and document and loan negotiations.
Mr. Bane holds an MBA from Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management, a M.S. degree in Real Estate Valuation from New York University (Graduated with Distinction) and a Bachelors of Arts in Philosophy from Yeshiva University. Neil is a licensed real estate broker in New York and Massachusetts. Mr. Bane is an active member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI), International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), and the Cornell Real Estate Council.