Wool Finance Partners, LLC principals have financed over $2 billion of commercial real estate assets. Strong relationships allow us to serve both our clients and our lending partners with the highest levels of professionalism.

We have closed transactions with over twenty-five institutional investors, including the largest insurance companies, mortgage conduits, pension fund advisors and commercial banks. Our clients range from individual investors and local partnerships to prominent regional and national developers and owners.

MARTIN SIEGEL
MARTIN SIEGEL
Mr. Siegel has over 20 years of experience analyzing and valuing commercial real estate as a consultant, advisor and investor. Mr. Siegel holds the MAI designation as a Member of the Appraisal Institute and is a licensed Certified General Real Estate Appraiser by the States of Illinois and Wisconsin. Mr. Siegel as President of S. Siegel and Associates, Ltd. has prepared over 2,500 commercial real estate appraisals and consulting reports in 22 states with an estimated value in excess of $5.0 billion.

Mr. Siegel has served as an expert witness in real estate litigation proceedings at local, state and federal levels. His diverse background in various aspects of commercial real estate gives him a unique perspective to facilitate deal structuring to meet clients needs. A positive attitude, attention to detail and ability to follow transactions through to completion has encouraged clients to rely on Mr. Siegel for his extensive expertise. Mr. Siegel has prepared consulting reports and market value appraisals for financing purposes, insurance, estate planning, highest and best use studies, marketability and feasibility, and analysis of real estate tax assessments. The types of properties include retail, office, industrial, multi-family, residential subdivisions, hotels, vacant development sites, and special purpose properties.

Mr. Siegel holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Arizona and is a mentor for the Harold E. Eisenberg Foundation Real Estate Mentorship Program. Mr. Siegel along with Julie and their three children are longtime residents of Deerfield, Illinois.

GARY WOOL
GARY WOOL
Mr. Wool has over 30 years experience as a mortgage banker in the commercial real estate industry, has been directly responsible for the placement of approximately $1.5 billion in debt and equity, and has been involved in asset sales with both private and institutional partners. Mr. Wool established Wool Finance Partners LLC after spending 16 years as a principal in Janko & Wool Real Estate Finance, LLC. Mr. Wool began his career at Draper and Kramer, where he spent nine years. He then joined Baird and Warner’s Real Estate Finance Group for six years. He is a former member of the Illinois Mortgage Bankers Association (board of directors 1995 to 1997), and is a former member of the editorial board for the Illinois Real Estate Journal. Mr. Wool is also a licensed Illinois real estate broker.

Mr. Wool earned an MBA degree from Loyola University Chicago in 1985 and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, in 1982. Mr. Wool is a mentor for the Harold E. Eisenberg Foundation Real Estate Mentorship Program. Mr. Wool is a past President of Jewish Council for Youth Services, a past board member of Youthbuild of Lake County and past board member and officer for Congregation B’nai Tikvah in Deerfield Illinois where he has been a resident with his wife, Lauren and their children for over 20 years.