Tom MacManus

Tom MacManus is president, strategic accounts at A10 Capital.

Career highlights

  • President of GMAC Commercial Mortgage Corp. and CEO of its North American Operations
  • Chairman & CEO of Cushman & Wakefield Sonnenblick Goldman
  • Senior Vice President at Midlantic Bank
  • President & COO of ARA Finance

Tom has over 35 years of experience in commercial real estate finance which includes banking, mortgage banking, real estate investment banking and related capital markets.

From 2003-2006 Tom served as President of GMAC Commerical Mortgage Corp. and CEO of its North American Operations where he managed seven lending platforms and a mortgage banking group comprising a $10 billion balance sheet and $22 billion in annual originations. These debt platforms included construction, bridge, mezzanine, healthcare, hospitality, conduit and Agency (FNMA, Freddie Mac, FHA) lending. These businesses provided customized solutions for the entire capital stack on virtually all asset classes of commercial real estate.

Prior Institutional Experience

  • GMAC Commercial Mortgage Corp.
  • Cushman & Wakefield
  • Midlantic Bank (now PNC)
  • ARA Finance (now part of NGKF)

In Tom’s most recent role as President and COO of ARA Finance, he was responsible for the strategic development of the venture’s national multifamily lending platform, which provided services through ARA offices located across the country. ARA Finance provided a full range of mortgage finance services to ARA clients, combining the strengths of ARA’s national multifamily investment sales platform with Walker & Dunlop’s national multifamily lending platform. In its last full year of operations, ARA Finance, collectively with its partners ARA and Walker & Dunlop, closed $19 billion in multifamily sales and financings. ARA is now part of the NGKF global organization.

He previously served as Executive Vice President and head of New York City-based Cushman & Wakefield‘s national Debt & Equity Finance practice. He served in a leadership role in the firm’s acquisition of Sonnenblick Goldman in July of 2007 and was subsequently appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Cushman & Wakefield Sonnenblick Goldman – the New York-based investment banking group covering the U.S. Prior to his positions at Cushman & Wakefield, Tom held various senior leadership positions during his nine-year career with GMAC Commercial Mortgage Corp. (GMACCM) and seventeen years at Midlantic Bank (now PNC).

Prior to his time at GMAC Commercial Mortgage, Tom was a Senior Vice President at Midlantic Bank (now PNC) headquartered in New Jersey. Tom was a member of the senior management team in Real Estate Banking with responsibilities covering all aspects of commercial real estate finance including mortgage warehousing.

Tom has been a member and/or served on a variety of industry boards, committees or councils including Real Estate Roundtable, NMHC, MBA, ICSC, CREFC, NAIOP, and ULI. Tom has a BS in Commerce degree from Rider University and an MBA from Fairleigh Dickinson University.