Allegiant is a commercial real estate lender and debt investor that is committed to developing successful, long-term customer and client relationships that are built on integrity, advocacy, and reliability. Founded on a strong and disciplined credit culture, Allegiant offers a deep, discrete understanding of CRE lending and credit, as well as capital markets. Allegiant’s senior management team brings an average of twenty years of specialized experience through multiple CRE cycles, a host of disciplines, and the full spectrum of CRE debt products.
Allegiant employs a dynamic business model with targeted investment strategies. These elements allow Allegiant to offer a comprehensive range of CRE debt products, and to pursue investment opportunities with varying risk profiles in a variety of market conditions. Throughout, each member of the team at Allegiant maintains constant focus on risk management and the preservation of capital.
Mr. Reiff is the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of Allegiant and held the same role at FirstKey Lending. Prior to joining FirstKey in 2013, Mr. Reiff was the head of commercial real estate finance and CMBS trading at Macquarie Investments US, a subsidiary of the Macquarie Group, investing capital from Macquarie for commercial real estate lending, debt investing and securities trading and investing activities globally.
Mr. Reiff and his team came to Macquarie when the company he founded, Spartan Real Estate Capital -a commercial real estate focused investment management and advisory firm, was integrated into Macquarie in order to facilitate Macquarie’s entry into U.S. commercial real estate lending and debt investment. Before leaving in 2009 to launch Spartan, Mr. Reiff was a Managing Director and the global head of CRE Finance and CMBS at J.P. Morgan, where he was responsible for all of J.P. Morgan’s global principal commercial real estate finance and lending activities both for balance sheet and for distribution as well as all CMBS trading activities globally.
Mr. Reiff joined J.P. Morgan following its acquisition of Bear Stearns, where he was a Senior Managing Director and global co-head of CRE Finance and CMBS, having similar responsibilities. Before joining Bear Stearns in 1995, Mr. Reiff worked at Citicorp Securities' in the Secondary Mortgage Finance Division, where he was responsible for distressed debt asset management and trading.
Mr. Breedon held the same role at FirstKey Lending prior to the relaunching of FirstKey’s CRE business as an independent investment company under the Allegiant banner. Prior to joining FirstKey in 2013, Mr. Breedon was a Managing Director at Macquarie Investments US, a subsidiary of the Macquarie Group, where he was responsible for the identification, evaluation, and execution of commercial real estate debt investments across all asset classes and across the capital structure. Before joining Macquarie in 2010, Mr. Breedon was a Managing Director at Spartan Real Estate Capital, a commercial real estate focused investment management and advisory firm.
Prior to joining Spartan Real Estate Capital in 2009, Mr. Breedon worked at J.P. Morgan and Bear Stearns where he was involved in the origination, execution and distribution of structured real estate-secured debt and equity financings in connection with LBOs and other M&A related transactions. Before joining Bear Stearns in 2003, Mr. Breedon worked at HSBC in London, where he was an Analyst in the investment banking division. Mr. Breedon graduated from Emory University in 2001 with a B.A. in Economics.