Josh L. Richards
SVP Capital Markets
Mr. Richards began his 19+ year career as an analyst for GMAC Commercial Mortgage. His vast experience includes all asset classes, which include the basic four, in addition, to all Healthcare related projects, self storage, Hospitality, and Credit Tenant Data Centers Developments. Mr. Richards is the Founder and CEO of Arx Capital Partners (aka Arx Cap) and has successfully closed over $2 Billion of combined equity & debt capital over his career.
Mr. Richards previously served as the Director of Debt for a large Commercial Real Estate Development and Management Company in Denver for almost 4 years. He managed over $400MM+ of debt for the firm, that required him to monitor all loan maturities, all refinance processes, in addition to sourcing new debt for current and all future acquisitions and ground up development projects.
Mr. Richards was successful in closing 100% of the loans placed under his management during his tenure there, which equated to approximately $355,000,000+, spread over 20+ loans. Mr. Richards also provides clients access to LP or Preferred Equity Capital. This offers clients a “one stop” shop for all their capital needs, which ranges from $2MM to $2BB in overall capital stack scenarios. Currently Mr. Richards has been engaged to raise over $300MM in total capital for his various clients in 2020.
Mr. Richards was the former Vice President with Berkadia Commercial Mortgage in Orlando, FL, bringing with him a wealth of Institutional Capital Markets experience in commercial real estate. He strong relationships with institutional capital and equity sources, which he maintains regularly. This includes Life Insurance Companies, Capital Market firms, Private Debt Funds, and highly respected Family Offices.
Mr. Richards joined Berkadia Commercial Mortgage in September of 2011 as part of the Tavernier Capital Partners Florida Operations Acquisition, and worked out of the Orlando office since he started his career in 2002 with GMAC Commercial Mortgage/Capmark Finance. Mr. Richards has been instrumental in closing over $1.3 Billion dollars of equity & debt transactions during his tenure with these respective companies. Prior to joining
Berkadia, he was the Vice President at Tavernier Capital Partner. Prior to that, he was a Senior Analyst/Junior Producer for GMACCM.
Mr. Richards is an active member of ICSC, NAIOP, ULI and MBA. Mr. Richards attends local and national real estate conventions annually to remain knowledgeable of the financing debt and equity markets and continues developing his existing debt and equity relationships; in addition to securing new ones along the way.