Morgan Sickles is a senior vice president of Aries Conlon Capital’s originations and business development team. He specializes in arranging high-leverage, non-recourse, bridge and permanent loans with cash out for hotel and commercial real estate properties nationwide. Prior to joining Aries Conlon Capital, Morgan founded Atlantis Advisors, a nationwide hotel services provider.
About Aries Conlon Capital:
Aries Conlon Capital is a Chicago-based international full-service commercial mortgage and real estate investment banking firm. As a boutique firm, they offer best-in-class debt placement, equity arrangement, tax credit syndication, real estate brokerage and advisory through a high-touch, disciplined approach that leverages our extensive lending relationships and deep-rooted client and equity sponsors.
Morgan created an amazing refi calculator which he agreed to share with my audience.
This easy-to-use Excel file enables hoteliers to quickly input the parameters of their current loan to see if a refi makes sense.
DISCLAIMER: Morgan Sickles and Aries Conlon Capital do not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. This material has been prepared for informational purposes only, and is not intended to provide, and should not be relied on for, tax, legal or accounting advice. You should consult your own tax, legal and accounting advisors before engaging in any transaction.
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