United Kingdom

Commercial real estate financing solutions in the UK and Ireland

  • Pan-UK and Republic of Ireland coverage
  • All major asset types
  • Loan sizes typically greater than £20 million
  • A wide range of lending products, including
    • Investment finance
    • Development finance
    • Corporate facilities
    • Floating and fixed rate loans
    • Fund finance
    • Portfolio lending

We also offer a range of associated products and services to real estate customers, including loan-on-loan financing, debt capital markets, and derivatives.

The UK commercial real estate team is based in London and combines local market expertise with the size and strength of Wells Fargo and its long established real estate franchise.

Our debt products cover a wide spectrum of funding requirements and we lend against all major real estate asset types.

We work closely with the Wells Fargo global business to provide our customers with comprehensive financial solutions.

Management team

Max Sinclair 

Head of UK Division 

+44 (0) 20 3942 8818

Sarah Stafford

Head of Commercial Real Estate Ireland

+353 1 436 5795

Stacey Flor

Co-Head of Origination

+44 (0) 20 3942 8819

John Rubbert

Co-Head of Origination

+44 (0) 20 3942 8820

Michael Acratopulo

Senior Credit Officer

+44 (0) 20 3942 8823

Senior CRE contacts

Charles N. Roberts

+44 (0) 20 3942 8832

Nicolas Brandebourger 

+44 (0) 20 3942 8836

Tim Gibb

+44 (0) 20 3942 8828


Michaela Robinson

+44 (0) 20 3942 8830

Other contacts

Alice Aveline

Senior Marketer, Interest Rate Derivatives 

+44 (0) 20 3942 8464

Matthew Bennett

Head of Property Underwriting 

+44 (0) 20 3942 8854

Thomas Jackivicz

Head of CRE Capital Markets Europe

+44 (0) 20 3942 9693

Martin Read


+44 (0) 20 3942 8858

Margot Waddup

Head of Syndicated Finance

+44 (0) 20 3942 9688


Real Estate Merchant Banking

We can help you with non-standard opportunities, including:

  • Loan-on-loan financing
  • Subordinated debt
  • Preferred equity
  • Recapitalisations

Advisory services

Investment Banking. Choose from a comprehensive selection of investment banking services including advice on capital markets transactions, mergers and acquisitions, financial restructurings, and more.


We offer a full array of interest rate, foreign exchange, and other hedging products, and can ensure derivative delivery is fully integrated with the related financing.


Our UK syndications team has significant experience arranging and syndicating loans, with more than £7 billion distributed since 1999. Along with underwriting facilities, we can form club deals to provide investors with a single point of contact within a larger capital pool.

Subscription lines

We have a global team dedicated to the subscription line business and work with a wide range of clients across all private equity sectors. Since 2012 we have arranged more than 250 transactions ranging in size from $25 million to $325 billion.

Debt capital markets

We offer a broad array of origination capabilities and distribution networks. As a market-leading U.S. private placement business, we can provide UK counter parties with access to U.S. capital markets. This team includes the former Eurohypo CMBS platform.