John Beam is a managing director at Lument, where he oversees the firm’s Atlanta office and focuses on financing programs for multifamily and commercial developers and investors. John has been with Hunt Real Estate Capital and predecessor company Centerline Capital Group for 10 years. His Atlanta office has been consistently one of the company’s top agency lenders.
Before joining Centerline, John served as senior vice president and Atlanta manager of GMACCM /Capmark Finance Inc., where he supervised mortgage bankers who produced over $5 billion in loans during his production years. During his 11-year tenure at GMACCM/Capmark, John held a number of managerial roles including chief executive officer of the small balance loan conduit. Prior to that, he was the president of Insignia Mortgage & Investment Company, Inc., and served as an executive officer of parent company Insignia Financial Group, Inc. He also started the PruExpress Advisory program with Prudential Insurance Company of America and held a supervisory position at Metlife.
John has a bachelor’s from Georgia State University, where he holds a graduate certificate in real estate investment and analysis and is on the university’s real estate honor board. In 2012, he received the GSU distinguished real estate alumni award. He is a past member of the National Society of Real Estate Appraisers, a past board member on the Real Estate Investment Advisory Council, and a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA).