Karla Peterson

Karla Peterson is responsible for originating commercial real estate loans.

Career highlights

  • Over 15 years of commercial real estate experience
  • Closed over $2 billion in CRE loans
  • Four years of advisory/brokerage experience on the debt & equity side

Karla started her career in commercial real estate development and moved into institutional equity asset management touching on all asset classes including office, industrial, multi-family retail and hotels. Later, as a loan producer with MetLife, she was responsible for originating and closing national loan portfolios in excess of $100 million along with typical loans from $20 million and up. More recently, she has closed a several bridge and construction loans through advisory services on behalf of her clients.

Before joining A10, Karla was director of capital markets with NAI Robert Lynn in Dallas, Texas. She and her partners structured debt and equity for their client transactions including value-add office, senior living, construction / development, multi-family and retail. Karla was also responsible for developing the small loan program at NAI Robert Lynn.

Institutional experience

  • MetLife
  • New York Life
  • Colony NorthStar

Karla holds an MBA and a BFA from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. She is an active member of CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) Dallas and the CREW Network.