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paul donahue

AB '75


Paul E. Donahue is a senior vice president with Grandbridge Real Estate Capital, one of the nation's largest full service commercial and multifamily mortgage banking firms.

Mr. Donahue, based in Boston, Mass., originates debt and equity financing for private and public real estate owners through relationships with a variety of capital sources, which include insurance companies, investment banks, governmental agencies, commercial banks and credit institutions.

His experience covers all aspects of commercial real estate finance and mortgage banking. Prior to joining Grandbridge, Donahue served as managing director of commercial real estate lending at RED Capital Group in Boston where he was responsible for mortgage banking development in Boston, New York and California.

He has also served in senior production positions with Bellwether Enterprise, Centerline Capital Group, CBRE-New England, Holliday Fenoglio Fowler and Berkshire Mortgage Finance. His extensive background in the origination and placement of debt includes structuring complex transactions such as large credit facilities, affordable housing and LIHTC transactions with Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, HUD, commercial banks, REITs and pension funds.

The New England native earned his bachelor's degree from Harvard College in Cambridge, Mass., and his master’s from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Va. He is a member of the National Multifamily Housing Council and a licensed Massachusetts real estate broker.