Commercial Real Estate Lending Specialists

The PLUM origination team has an average of 18 years’ experience and come from top financial services companies. We are responsive and advisory and will help you plan ahead for your investment.

Bruce Neel
Southeast Originator
Mike Trehey
Midwest Originator
Torsten Galley
Nationwide Originator

Loan Originator: Bruce Neel

bruce.neel@plumlending.com
(803) 567 - 3134
Region: South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Virginia

Bruce has 25 years of commercial real estate experience. For 10 years he was a commercial real estate lender with Wachovia Bank’s Real Estate Financial Services Group where he underwrote and closed construction and permanent loans to developers and owners in the Southeast. Additionally, for 15 years Bruce has owned and managed his own commercial real estate investment, development and brokerage companies where he was involved in the development, acquisition, sale, leasing and management of multi-family, retail, office and industrial projects. He has held his broker-in-charge real estate license since 2003.

Eric Weiss
Manager of Partner and Client Relations
Jason Bonanno
National Originations

Loan Originator: Mike Trehey

mike.trehey@plumlending.com
(608) 286 - 3817
Region: Wisonsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska, Missouri, Kansas, Indiana, Ohio

Mike leads PLUM’s origination efforts in the Midwest. He is an experienced financial services professional with an established track record in commercial real estate finance, including private placements, loan origination, underwriting, debt/equity structuring, loan syndication, capital markets and loan sale advisory. Previously, he worked in the investment banking arm for a national accounting firm, originated debt and equity transactions for a boutique mortgage banking firm in Chicago and was a top producer for a national commercial finance company. In his spare time Mike enjoys road biking through the hills surrounding his home near Madison, taking long hikes with his yellow lab, reading and spending time with his wife and three grown children.

Loan Originator: Torsten Galley

torsten@plumlending.com
(415) 914 - 8243
Region: Nationwide

Torsten has over two decades of CRE lending and investment experience. After graduating in Banking and Marketing, Torsten started his career in Germany. He held various managerial and producer positions for major banks in Germany covering markets across Europe and the U.S. After moving to San Francisco, Torsten joined Wells Fargo’s real estate group in 2007 as Senior Relationship Manager where he originated and underwrote loans for REITs, developers and real estate investors. When he’s not helping CRE owners you may find him scaling a rock wall, hiking or traveling.

Manager of Partner and Client Relations: Eric Weiss

eric@plumlending.com
(415) 914 - 8226
Region: Nationwide

Eric has more than 20 years of sales, marketing and business development experience. He has worked with startups, large corporations and government agencies. He has served as associate publisher for a national magazine and was Partnership Manager at eBay. Eric is a graduate of San Francisco State University and in his spare time he teaches English and communication skills to new immigrants. Eric enjoys swimming, playing tennis and is a die-hard fan of the San Francisco Giants.

Loan Originator: Jason Bonanno

Jason.Bonanno@plumlending.com
(415) 914-8227
Region: Nationwide

Jason comes to PLUM from a diversified commercial real estate background which includes experience in CMBS, portfolio and commercial lending.

Mr. Bonanno began his career in New York City as a Consultant with Blackheath Financial (dba ‘Accenture Credit Services’) and later in Los Angeles at JP Morgan’s Investment Bank. At JPM, Jason closed approximately $321 MM in securitized loans across all asset types located throughout the United States.

In 2011, Jason graduated with honors from California State Polytechnic University with a Master’s in Business Administration. The following year Jason joined Guggenheim Commercial Real Estate Finance in Orange County, CA, and successfully contributed to the origination of over $400MM in closed portfolio CRE transactions.
Commencing in 2014, Jason and his family moved to Colorado and he later joined BBVA’s Commercial Real Estate team. During his tenure at BBVA, he was an integral team member contributing to over $200MM in new CRE originations and subsequently managed a Denver/Seattle CRE portfolio valued at $425MM in debt obligations. In 2017, joined TEN-X Commercial as a Director of Business Development.

Jason holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Vermont and a Master in Business Administration from California State Polytechnic University - Pomona. He was a member of the 2015 NAIOP-Colorado’s Developing Leader Mentor/Mentee Program and a member of the prestigious Downtown Denver Leadership class of 2017.

Bruce Neel
Southeast Originator
Mike Trehey
Midwest Originator

Loan Originator: Bruce Neel

bruce.neel@plumlending.com
(803) 567 - 3134
Region: South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Virginia

Bruce has 25 years of commercial real estate experience. For 10 years he was a commercial real estate lender with Wachovia Bank’s Real Estate Financial Services Group where he underwrote and closed construction and permanent loans to developers and owners in the Southeast. Additionally, for 15 years Bruce has owned and managed his own commercial real estate investment, development and brokerage companies where he was involved in the development, acquisition, sale, leasing and management of multi-family, retail, office and industrial projects. He has held his broker-in-charge real estate license since 2003.

Loan Originator: Mike Trehey

mike.trehey@plumlending.com
(608) 286 - 3817
Region: Wisonsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska, Missouri, Kansas, Indiana, Ohio

Mike leads PLUM’s origination efforts in the Midwest. He is an experienced financial services professional with an established track record in commercial real estate finance, including private placements, loan origination, underwriting, debt/equity structuring, loan syndication, capital markets and loan sale advisory. Previously, he worked in the investment banking arm for a national accounting firm, originated debt and equity transactions for a boutique mortgage banking firm in Chicago and was a top producer for a national commercial finance company. In his spare time Mike enjoys road biking through the hills surrounding his home near Madison, taking long hikes with his yellow lab, reading and spending time with his wife and three grown children.

Torsten Galley
Nationwide Originator
Eric Weiss
Manager of Partner and Client Relations

Loan Originator: Torsten Galley

torsten@plumlending.com
(415) 914 - 8243
Region: Nationwide

Torsten has over two decades of CRE lending and investment experience. After graduating in Banking and Marketing, Torsten started his career in Germany. He held various managerial and producer positions for major banks in Germany covering markets across Europe and the U.S. After moving to San Francisco, Torsten joined Wells Fargo’s real estate group in 2007 as Senior Relationship Manager where he originated and underwrote loans for REITs, developers and real estate investors. When he’s not helping CRE owners you may find him scaling a rock wall, hiking or traveling.

Manager of Partner and Client Relations: Eric Weiss

eric@plumlending.com
(415) 914 - 8226
Region: Nationwide

Eric has more than 20 years of sales, marketing and business development experience. He has worked with startups, large corporations and government agencies. He has served as associate publisher for a national magazine and was Partnership Manager at eBay. Eric is a graduate of San Francisco State University and in his spare time he teaches English and communication skills to new immigrants. Eric enjoys swimming, playing tennis and is a die-hard fan of the San Francisco Giants.

Jason Bonanno
National Originations
Bruce Neel
Southeast Originator

Loan Originator:
Bruce Neel

bruce.neel@plumlending.com
(803) 567 - 3134
Region: South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Virginia

Bruce has 25 years of commercial real estate experience. For 10 years he was a commercial real estate lender with Wachovia Bank’s Real Estate Financial Services Group where he underwrote and closed construction and permanent loans to developers and owners in the Southeast. Additionally, for 15 years Bruce has owned and managed his own commercial real estate investment, development and brokerage companies where he was involved in the development, acquisition, sale, leasing and management of multi-family, retail, office and industrial projects. He has held his broker-in-charge real estate license since 2003.

Mike Trehey
Midwest Originator

Loan Originator:
Mike Trehey

mike.trehey@plumlending.com
(608) 286 - 3817
Region: Wisonsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska, Missouri, Kansas, Indiana, Ohio

Mike leads PLUM’s origination efforts in the Midwest. He is an experienced financial services professional with an established track record in commercial real estate finance, including private placements, loan origination, underwriting, debt/equity structuring, loan syndication, capital markets and loan sale advisory. Previously, he worked in the investment banking arm for a national accounting firm, originated debt and equity transactions for a boutique mortgage banking firm in Chicago and was a top producer for a national commercial finance company. In his spare time Mike enjoys road biking through the hills surrounding his home near Madison, taking long hikes with his yellow lab, reading and spending time with his wife and three grown children.

Torsten Galley
Nationwide Originator

Loan Originator:
Torsten Galley

torsten@plumlending.com
(415) 914 - 8243
Region: Nationwide

Torsten has over two decades of CRE lending and investment experience. After graduating in Banking and Marketing, Torsten started his career in Germany. He held various managerial and producer positions for major banks in Germany covering markets across Europe and the U.S. After moving to San Francisco, Torsten joined Wells Fargo’s real estate group in 2007 as Senior Relationship Manager where he originated and underwrote loans for REITs, developers and real estate investors. When he’s not helping CRE owners you may find him scaling a rock wall, hiking or traveling.

Loan Originator: Jason Bonanno

Jason.Bonanno@plumlending.com
(415) 914-8227
Region: Nationwide

Jason comes to PLUM from a diversified commercial real estate background which includes experience in CMBS, portfolio and commercial lending.

Mr. Bonanno began his career in New York City as a Consultant with Blackheath Financial (dba ‘Accenture Credit Services’) and later in Los Angeles at JP Morgan’s Investment Bank. At JPM, Jason closed approximately $321 MM in securitized loans across all asset types located throughout the United States.

In 2011, Jason graduated with honors from California State Polytechnic University with a Master’s in Business Administration. The following year Jason joined Guggenheim Commercial Real Estate Finance in Orange County, CA, and successfully contributed to the origination of over $400MM in closed portfolio CRE transactions.
Commencing in 2014, Jason and his family moved to Colorado and he later joined BBVA’s Commercial Real Estate team. During his tenure at BBVA, he was an integral team member contributing to over $200MM in new CRE originations and subsequently managed a Denver/Seattle CRE portfolio valued at $425MM in debt obligations. In 2017, joined TEN-X Commercial as a Director of Business Development.

Jason holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Vermont and a Master in Business Administration from California State Polytechnic University - Pomona. He was a member of the 2015 NAIOP-Colorado’s Developing Leader Mentor/Mentee Program and a member of the prestigious Downtown Denver Leadership class of 2017.

Eric Weiss
Manager of Partner and Client Relations

Manager of Partner and Client Relations:
Eric Weiss

eric@plumlending.com
(415) 914 - 8226
Region: Nationwide

Eric has more than 20 years of sales, marketing and business development experience. He has worked with startups, large corporations and government agencies. He has served as associate publisher for a national magazine and was Partnership Manager at eBay. Eric is a graduate of San Francisco State University and in his spare time he teaches English and communication skills to new immigrants. Eric enjoys swimming, playing tennis and is a die-hard fan of the San Francisco Giants.

Jason Bonanno
National Originations

Loan Originator:
Jason Bonanno

Jason.Bonanno@plumlending.com
(415) 914 - 8227
Region: Nationwide

Jason comes to PLUM from a diversified commercial real estate background which includes experience in CMBS, portfolio and commercial lending.

Mr. Bonanno began his career in New York City as a Consultant with Blackheath Financial (dba ‘Accenture Credit Services’) and later in Los Angeles at JP Morgan’s Investment Bank. At JPM, Jason closed approximately $321 MM in securitized loans across all asset types located throughout the United States.

In 2011, Jason graduated with honors from California State Polytechnic University with a Master’s in Business Administration. The following year Jason joined Guggenheim Commercial Real Estate Finance in Orange County, CA, and successfully contributed to the origination of over $400MM in closed portfolio CRE transactions.

Commencing in 2014, Jason and his family moved to Colorado and he later joined BBVA’s Commercial Real Estate team. During his tenure at BBVA, he was an integral team member contributing to over $200MM in new CRE originations and subsequently managed a Denver/Seattle CRE portfolio valued at $425MM in debt obligations. In 2017, joined TEN-X Commercial as a Director of Business Development.

Jason holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Vermont and a Master in Business Administration from California State Polytechnic University - Pomona. He was a member of the 2015 NAIOP-Colorado’s Developing Leader Mentor/Mentee Program and a member of the prestigious Downtown Denver Leadership class of 2017.

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