New Director Joins HFF Carolinas Office

HFF appoints Brent Bowman as the new director of debt and equity placement in its Carolinas office.

Charlotte, N.C.—Brent Bowman recently joined HFF Carolinas office as a director focused on debt and equity placement transactions in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic region.

Travis Anderson, co-head of HFF Carolinas

Travis Anderson, co-head of HFF Carolinas

With more than 15 years of real estate finance experience, Bowman joined HFF from Bank of America Merrill Lynch in Charlotte where he was a director in its real estate corporate banking division. In this role, he managed a portfolio of more than 35 national real estate and lodging clients ranging from private equity fund sponsors to global hotel managers.

Previously, Bowman was a vice president in the real estate syndicated finance division of Banc of America Securities where he originated and executed real estate debt financings across all levels of the capital structure. Bowman began his career as a credit analyst in the commercial real estate division of Guaranty Bank in Dallas. Over the course of his career, he has been responsible for the execution of more than $20 billion of commercial and corporate real estate debt financings.

Bowman is a registered securities representative (FINRA), a member of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT), a graduate of the Charlotte Leadership Forum and an active partner with Project 658 and Search Ministries in Charlotte. Bowman holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and Master of Business Administration from Texas Tech University.

“Since opening the Carolinas office in July 2014, we are purposely building out each line of business and property specialty. The addition of Brent allows us to expand upon our debt and equity capabilities for our current and future clients across the southeast and particularly in the REIT and private equity realm, where he has cultivated extensive relationships,” said Travis Anderson, co-head of the HFF Carolinas office. “We’re excited to have Brent join our team and look forward to his contributions to the firm.”