Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities (CMBS)

Because we’re able to hold long-term real estate loans on our balance sheet, we can provide you with greater flexibility and better execution for traditional CMBS products. You also benefit from working with a stable lender that has the resources to stay with you through credit market disruptions.

Our customers include:

  • Large commercial real estate developers and investors
  • Public and private REITs
  • Public and private real estate investment companies
  • Middle-market commercial real estate developers and investors

Our CMBS loan terms include:

  • All major property types
  • $1 million to $500+ million
  • Non-recourse (subject to standard carveouts)
  • Up to 75% LTV
  • 5-, 7-, or 10-year terms
  • 25- to 30-year amortization
  • Fixed or floating rates
  • First mortgage and mezzanine loans

We can customize a financing solution to suit your business. Our experts will work with you to ensure you receive optimal financing for your unique needs.


Wells Fargo can help you with the complex process of defeasing a loan. Our defeasance clients include individual borrowers, institutional investors, financial institutions, investment banks, and third-party investment groups.