stephenStephen C. Frank
President & CEO

Albany, NY
(518) 435-1119 ext 105
sfrank@cmnfunding.com

Stephen has been involved in the field of Real Estate Financing since 1999. He formed CMN Funding in 2003, focusing primarily on projects in the Northeast, prior to expanding to an International market in 2008. As owner, Steve counts underwriting as one of his main responsibilities; he knows how to look at a deal to determine its viability and direction. He prides himself on his work ethic and takes his responsibility to each client very seriously. Steve enjoys building relationships with people within the commercial finance business and looks forward to continuing to establish CMN RE affiliates throughout United States and Latin America.

Other accomplishments/affiliations/interests include:
Partner, CMN Real Estate
Partner, CMN Business Consulting & Advisory
Real Estate & Publishing Investments
Local Politics in Albany NY Area
International Travel
Football and Baseball

 

Jennifer Honen
Director, Large Balance Originations

Albany, NY
(518) 435-1119 ext 101
jhonen@cmnfunding.com

Jennifer began her career as a coordinator of special events for a local charity. She comes to CMN Funding with five years experience as a legal assistant. She supports the CMN team by providing outstanding administrative assistance and customer service. Jennifer considers organization a key to success and uses those skills to improve office efficiency. Jennifer is committed to helping CMN clients navigate the funding process.

Other accomplishments/affiliations/interests include:
Bachelor of Arts SUNY Albany
Certified personal trainer and fitness instructor
Mom of 2
Avid Golfer
Hiking in the Adirondacks
Politics

 

Richard Rainka
Underwriter, Large Balance Transactions

Albany, NY
(518) 435-1119 ext 111
rrainka@cmnfunding.com

Rich is a graduate of Siena College in Loudonville, NY, and brings over 20 years experience in banking, underwriting, risk management and real estate finance to CMN Funding. He joined the team in 2018 as a Commercial Loan Underwriter handling large balance transactions over $2,000,000. Prior to joining the team, Rich enjoyed careers in banking, surety underwriting, mortgage loan origination, and real estate consulting. Rich resides in Albany and is the father of two daughters.

Other accomplishments/affiliations/interests include:
Family and friends
Music
Horse racing and sports

 

Tiffany Marriner
Director, Small Balance Originations

Albany, NY
(518) 435-1119 ext 114
tmarriner@cmnfunding.com

Tiffany recently joined the team as an Administrative Sales Assistant. Tiffany brings with her, 5 years of customer service and call center experience. Her responsibilities include obtaining and reviewing loan applications and documents for small and large balance loans. In addition, she contacts new clients and completes follow-up calls for existing customers. Tiffany excels at communication, attention to detail and has strong organizational skills.

Other accomplishments/affiliations/interests include:
Painting, singing, and drawing
Traveling, hiking, and swimming
Avid animal lover

 

Stephen Esp
Director, Chicago Affiliate

Chicago, IL
(518) 435-1119 ext 306
sesp@cmnfunding.com

Stephen brought over twenty years of experience as a trader and broker when he joined CMN’s Chicago affiliate office in 2016. His primary responsibility is to originate deals for commercial 1st mortgages, mezzanine debt, and preferred equity for his client’s real estate portfolio. His expertise includes debt portfolio management, sourcing of financing, raising equity for development projects, and loan structuring. Prior to his work as a commercial loan broker, Stephen worked as a Senior Trader for CME Group in Chicago.

Other accomplishments/affiliations/interests include:
BS, University of Utah
MBA, DePaul University
Avid Golfer & Sportsman
Family including wife & 3 daughters

 

devona-martinDevona Martin
Director, Philadelphia Affiliate

Wilmington, DE
(518) 435-1119 ext 307
dmartin@cmnfunding.com

Devona has over 15 years in the mortgage financing industry. She has worked with numerous mortgage brokers, real estate agents, and retail mortgage customers. She is well-versed in both commercial and residential lending. Her specialty is to ensure that she provides all of her clients with attentiveness while staying committed to securing the best possible options for their loan needs. Her responsibility at CMN is to originate commercial loans.

Other accomplishments/affiliations/interests include:
BA in Psychology, Liberty University
Certified Fitness Instructor
Travel & Cuisine
Salsa Dance Instructor & Playing Piano
Family

 

Shawn Hubbard
Director, Dallas Affiliate

Dallas, TX
(518) 435-1119 ext 310
shubbard@cmnfunding.com

Shawn has been involved with lending for the past 10 years. Having started in the fix and flip industry and worked his way from an investor/flipper to a hard money lender. During that time, Shawn also started a mortgage bank and specialized in Non-QM lending. There he worked as a loan officer and processor before assuming the role of Managing Director. Shawn also has worked as a fund manager and has experience in buying and selling notes and tapes of notes. Originally from Dallas, Texas, Shawn has lived in England, Canada and Hawaii.

Other accomplishments/affiliations/interests include:
Scuba Instructor
Homevestor Franchisee
Father of 5 boys
Sporting Clays
Technology