Results Driven. Relationship Focused.

Since 1939, ColumbiaNational has provided competitive debt and equity solutions to owners of institutional quality commercial real estate. ColumbiaNational maintains loan origination offices in Washington, DC and Baltimore, Maryland. The loan servicing and asset management functions for the $6.6 billion commercial mortgage loan portfolio are performed in the Columbia, Maryland office.

Fitch Affirms ColumbiaNational's Commercial Primary Servicer Rating

Fitch Ratings – New York – 29 Feb 2024: Fitch Ratings has affirmed ColumbiaNational Real Estate Finance, LLC’s (CNREF) primary servicer rating at ‘CPS2’ and simultaneously assigned a Stable Rating Outlook. Source The affirmation of the rating reflects CNREF’s highly experienced and small management team, key person risk, commitment to investments in servicing technology and…

Singular Focus

ColumbiaNational has always dedicated itself exclusively to arranging capital for commercial and multifamily real estate owners. Our goal is to analyze, underwrite, structure and close transactions with the most competitive terms available in the market. We deliver on our borrower’s financing objectives and do it with highly personalized service. We are transaction professionals and we are commercial real estate capital specialists.

Track Record

ColumbiaNational has been in business for 84 years and has closed more than $9.0 billion new loans since 2016. Over $6.5 billion of those loans were closed using our FHA platform or with our Correspondent Life Insurance Company lenders. We have also successfully executed multiple transactions with Regional Banks, Community Banks, Money Center Banks, Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, Pension Funds, REITS, CMBS Lenders, and Debt Funds.


ColumbiaNational has a team of exceptional professionals with decades of commercial real estate finance and capital markets experience. We are constantly expanding relationships and refining our capital sources. We know the current pricing, credit parameters, and loan terms available in the market. Our expertise includes a comprehensive understanding of valuation, loan structuring, approval processes, and closing requirements.