John Z. Martinez
Director Loan Originations
John Martinez comes to Peak Financing to leverage his expertise in multifamily finance and capital markets for investors. Most recently, Mr. Martinez worked directly with multifamily investors as a commercial mortgage broker to identify the appropriate capital solutions for their finance needs. Before working with investors directly, Mr. Martinez began his career in commercial real estate while working as a Multifamily Production Manager for Freddie Mac’s Small Balance Loan program. While at Freddie Mac, Mr. Martinez worked to help launch the Small Balance Loan program in the South Central region of the country, which included Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado, and New Mexico. During his tenure at Freddie Mac, the South Central region experienced a $1 billion of loan production during his tenure.
John Martinez’s career has been rooted in the capital markets beginning as buy-side equity analyst for a family of mutual funds. Mr. Martinez then worked for several mid-tier and boutique investment banks providing research coverage for community banks, underwriting and issuing community bank capital, advising institutional clients on investments in both public equities, as well as managing institutional investments in distressed structured products.
Mr. Martinez attended Franklin & Marshall College, where he received his B.A. with a concentration in Finance and Accounting. Outside the office, Mr. Martinez spends his time with his wife and son. He also enjoys running, cycling and fishing.