Capabilities: Debt Placement, Equity Arrangement, Tax Credits
Speciality: Non-Recourse Bridge & Permanent Loans with Cash Out
Property Types: Hotels, Self Storage, Retail, Office, Multifamily, Industrial
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Listen to Morgan weigh in on the economy, tax reform and hotel refinance on the latest Lodging Leaders podcast.
Read Press Release> Morgan is Senior Vice President on Aries Conlon Capital’s Commercial Real Estate Originations & Business Development team and specializes in arranging high-leverage, non-recourse, bridge and permanent loans with cash out for hotel and commercial real estate properties nationwide. Morgan has facilitated projects in excess of $1 billion over 10 years – frequently utilizing complex capital structures such as bridge loan repositions layered with mezzanine debt and portfolio refinances enhanced by preferred equity.
Prior to joining Aries Conlon Capital, Morgan founded Atlantis Advisors, a nationwide hotel services provider. The firm specialized in debt placement, CMBS portfolio underwriting, and real estate investment/market analyses. Between time at Atlantis, Morgan served as a Business Development Officer for Live Oak Bank, where he generated over $90 million in hotel acquisition, reposition, and refinance loans.
Morgan honed his finance skills through positions in asset management and project finance with Extended Stay America, commercial real estate underwriting with PNC, and mortgage banking with Cushman & Wakefield.
Through Aries Conlon Capital, Morgan is a Club Blue Founding Member for the Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA), a member of the Self Storage Association (SSA) and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). He has also served on the boards of the Historic Wilmington Foundation and the Carolina Raptor Center.
Morgan earned both Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Arts degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill