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Chicago-based Clopton Capital operates nationwide in every city, town, and rural area from coast to coast in every state in the USA. We focus on private investors, small to middle market real estate entities invested in commercial, industrial, and multifamily real estate in such diverse areas as factories, warehouses, mobile parks, self-storage, retail malls, and offices – to name but a few. As a commercial mortgage broker, We are proud that our 10+ years of building close relationships with the most competitive commercial lenders in the USA enables us to guarantee you direct access to the same for the easiest terms and lowest interest rates possible – with refinancing and cash-outs if required. Our commercial loan arrangements cover the entire gambit including construction loans, cash-outs (more details here), refinancing loan vehicles, CMBS, bridge lending, preferred equity (info here), DIPS, joint ventures, and standard commercial mortgages (https://cloptoncapital.com/commercial-mortgages/). Our professional loan officers are adept at connecting with partnerships, trusts, corporations, LLCs, Delaware Corporations, estates, and even foreign nationals to get deals closed with little stress, quickly and reliably. Our funding covers loans from $1 million to $40 million (plus), with or without recourse, up to 30-year amortization or interest-only, and fixed or variable interest for owner occupied or non-owner occupied real estate.

Our capital sources include:

  • Banks & credit unions
  • CMBS
  • Government agencies
  • Insurance companies
  • Pension funds
  • Public & Private debt/ equity funds
  • Credit unions
  • Conduit lenders
  • Agency lenders
  • REITs

We operate our company under the understanding that real estate is a relationship business and it’s the entrepreneurial people and culture behind the industry that matter most.

About Jake Clopton

Jake Clopton founded the company in 2010 and is active in all commercial mortgage broker operations. He has an extensive background in commercial finance and interest rate markets, serves as the company president and head mortgage broker, and personally oversees each loan arrangement.

Jake has personally negotiated hundreds of millions of dollars in real estate loans and advisory work. Under his guidance, the company developed an extensive network of pertinent relationships as shown above.

Prior to founding the company, Mr. Clopton traded interest rate hedging futures. He worked with the largest participant in the Eurodollar futures market (LIBOR) and gained extensive and unique insight into interest rate markets and commercial finance. Bottom line is that Jake has stamped Clopton Capital with the right balance of versatility, reliability, resolve, and measured aggressiveness in closing deals that make it a force in the commercial real estate funding industry.