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Navigating the CRE Landscape: Leveraging Your Portfolio For Growth in 2020

As 2020 kicks off, many community financial institutions view CRE lending as a key area for growth. However, with increasing competition and an uncertain economic environment ahead, it’s important to evaluate the CRE landscape. What is the market saying? How do CFIs spot red flags?

Join this webinar to learn what 2020 has in store for institutions and their CRE portfolios. From underwriting best practices to general positioning, hear from industry experts Rob Newberry and Patrick Roberts about how to navigate this often volatile yet potentially high-growth segment of your financial institution’s portfolio. 

Key Takeaways: 

  • What the CRE market outlook is for 2020
  • Best practices for underwriting and managing a CRE portfolio
  • How to spot potential red flags in your portfolio



Meet Your Presenters

Rob Newberry

Senior Consultant
Rob Newberry is Senior Consultant with Abrigo’s Advisory Services and a faculty member of the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In the past 10 years, he has worked with financial institution leaders and regulators to develop a suite of credit administration tools for community banks and

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Patrick Roberts

Chief Revenue Officer
Patrick is currently the Chief Revenue Officer and former Director of Lender Strategy at MountainSeed. Patrick is responsible for the company’s future revenue stream within all business lines. He is focused on helping the firm diversify into other industries. Patrick first joined MountainSeed back in 2010 as the Director of

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