Liberty SBF Hires Wall Street Veteran John Tomeo to Manage Capital Markets & Institutional Sales

June 9, 2014

Mr. Tomeo will assist in the next phase of Liberty SBF’s exponential growth from a new office in New York City raising capital and securitizing debt.

John Tomeo

Philadelphia, PA – June, 2014 – Liberty SBF, a full-service commercial real estate finance company, is proud to announce that it has hired John Tomeo, a veteran capital markets professional to head Capital Markets and Institutional Sales, from a new office located at 250 Park Ave, 7th Floor, New York, NY, where he will lead debt syndication, securitization and capital raising efforts for the growing company. Mr. Tomeo brings over 30 years of experience in structured fixed-income investment products and institutional sales primarily at two top-tier global investment banking firms.

In addition to adding Mr. Tomeo in its New York City office, Liberty SBF recently relocated to a new headquarters in Philadelphia, PA and opened offices in Newport Beach, CA and Boca Raton, FL and is poised for further growth in 2014.

“As Liberty SBF continues to grow its loan origination and servicing platform it is essential that we cultivate direct access to Wall Street for all of our capital needs,” said Alex Cohen CEO of Liberty SBF. “The addition of a sales and trading professional like John allows us to better execute our syndication and capital raise strategies.”

Mr. Tomeo has over 25 years of Wall Street experience in institutional sales, marketing, structured finance and portfolio strategy positions. Mr. Tomeo was a Senior Vice President/ Producing Taxable Fixed Income Sales Manager at Duncan-Williams, Inc., where he oversaw a group of institutional sales professionals in their NY/NJ branch office. Prior to joining Duncan-Williams, Inc., Mr. Tomeo was Managing Director in MBS/ABS Sales at RBS Greenwich Capital, where he spent 11 years covering fixed income institutional investors in the U.S. and Europe. Mr. Tomeo began his career at Merrill Lynch & Co., where he worked for 14 years in various capacities, including sales, marketing, strategy and research, portfolio solutions, and corporate finance. Mr. Tomeo moved over to Asset Management in 2010 as Head of Marketing and Investor Relations for Treesdale Partners, LLC. He most recently worked at Angel Oak Capital Advisors, LLC where he was responsible for marketing, capital raising and investor relations for institutional investors.

About Liberty SBF

Liberty SBF is a full-service commercial real estate finance company that provides loan origination, loan servicing and asset management. The company has a special expertise in small-balance commercial lending, lending directly from its balance sheet and originating loans for its investment partners. For more information about Liberty SBF, please visit http://www.libertysbf.com.

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