Cheslock, Bakker & Associates, Inc. (CBA) is a privately held merchant banking firm founded in 1993 by Stanley V. Cheslock and Paul M. Bakker. CBA specializes in providing both debt and equity to the commercial real estate market and to operating companies involved in this market. CBA also engages in the formation and development of new investment platforms and operating businesses that capitalize on various market inefficiencies.
CBA combines its knowledge of real estate and the capital markets with its extensive deal structuring experience to help clients meet their transaction objectives. CBA emphasizes long-term client relationships over transactions and focuses senior-level attention on each engagement. Since inception in 1993, CBA has completed over $1 billion in debt and equity transactions as a principal.
CBA's professional staff is experienced in numerous real estate and finance disciplines including construction and permanent financing, acquisitions, restructuring, advisory and valuation, asset management, and investment sales. These skills are complemented by over 40 years of combined experience in structuring commercial and multifamily mortgages for securitization.