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About the Company
R.W. Kline Companies is a real estate capital management company with professionals that offer a broad range of services.We are in most major and secondary markets throughout the country which enables us to service our clients with all of their real estate needs. Our experienced team works together with all levels of management to recognize your needs, establish an all encompassing turnaround solution while preserving long-term relationships. Being real estate focused for nearly thirty years, RWK is trusted by both lenders and borrowers. Although we are a full service consulting firm, we are one of the few that specialize in CMBS loan modifications. We routinely interface with numerous master and special servicers nationwide. RWK began during a period of market fluctuations and has developed effective and cutting edge solutions that allow their clients to thrive in both upward moving markets and in market downturns.
- Our Services Include:
- CMBS and Commercial Loan Workout Specialists
- Capital Debt and Equity Platforms
- Note Sales Intermediaries
- Restructuring and Redevelopment of Distressed Projects
- Commercial Brokers
- Land Development and Management Experts
- FDIC Portfolio Transactions
- Loan Syndications
- Distressed Debt Acquisitions
About RW Kline
Robert W. Kline, Principal and CEO of R.W. Kline Companies, is an experienced executive with over 30 years of successful leadership in the commercial and residential real estate industries. Mr. Kline's firm specializes in CMBS and Commercial loan modifications, note sales, restructuring, commercial brokerage and mergers and acquisitions. R.W. Kline Companies also specializes in assisting lenders through the disposition process.
Mr. Kline is a seasoned workout specialist with personal experience in the real estate industry. As a former Senior Vice President for Pulte Homes and the Communities of Del Webb, he ran the nation's largest land operation and division within Pulte, delivering more than 5,500 lots a year with over a billion dollar balance sheet and budget. His responsibilities included leading the national land team and council with over seven billion in land, acquisitions, entitlements, land development, strategic positioning, trade partnering, and short and long-term strategic direction. Prior to his leadership role at Pulte, Mr. Kline founded and owned seven separate companies throughout his career, including a residential/commercial restructuring, advisory, development company and a marine construction/dredging company.
His well-rounded experience has provided him with a thorough understanding of financial and operational controls. He works alongside company management to develop a workout plan that makes sense and is able to be executed. His goal is to provide expert assessment, evaluations and real estate asset management to those who may be especially hard hit by pending or likely commercial foreclosures.
Performing workouts for CMBS and balance sheet lenders and companies as diverse as Pension Funds, Hedge Funds, Insurance Companies and high-net worth individuals, in all of the following sectors: aviation, commercial, gaming, homebuilders, hospitality, industrial, multi-family, petroleum and retail.
Additionally, he has worked with private or court-ordered asset solutions, receivership and workouts on behalf of more than 175 lenders and CMBS servicers. The R.W. Kline Companies Team is comprised of former national lenders, former RTC agents, FDIC contractors and former CMBS servicers. RWK also provides full service disposition solutions to lender clients across the country.
Mr. Kline is a frequent guest speaker within the commercial real estate and financial industries and is a member of numerous professional organizations, including Urban Land Institute (ULI), Lodging and Hospitality Conferences (IHC, ALIS, NYU), IMN Debt, Distress Property and Lender Conferences (IMN),International Council for Shopping Centers (ICSC), Turnaround Management Association (TMA), Home Builders Association of Central Arizona (HBACA), National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), American Bankers Association (ABA), Florida Bankers Association and the California Bankers Association.
Mr. Kline serves on the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Board of Directors and well as the Community Development Council (CDC).
In addition, RWK provides quarterly updates to the Senate Advisory Committee, Members of Congress and the FDIC.
- Associates Include:
- Former Senior Vice Presidents of National, Regional & Community Leaders
- Former Vice Presidents of Special Assets & REO
- Special Servicers
- Former RTC Executives & Managers
- National Commercial & Residential Builders
- Former Vice Presidents of Acquisitions, Development & Finance for National Builders
- Loan Portfolio & Asset Managers
- Master Land Developers