William Lane,

Senior Director, GA Relationship CRE Debt

William Lane

With over 30 years of commercial real estate experience, Bill is responsible for the implementation of TIAA’s General Account Commercial Mortgage program including Single Asset CMBS. He assists with the development and execution of the Account’s investment strategy providing views on overall risk, relative value, market conditions and the ability to achieve portfolio objectives.


Bill has originated both conventional mortgages and construction/permanent mortgages for multifamily, retail, office and industrial properties. Notable transactions include the construction and permanent financing of NorthPark Center, a Class A regional mall, and the acquisition financing of Country Club Plaza. Bill was instrumental in developing a construction to credit tenant lease program providing financing for 10 developments leased to the General Services Administration. Combined financing totaled $860m with corresponding fee income of $7.5m.


Bill has an MBA in Finance and BS in Marketing from Long Island University. He is also a designated member (MAI) of the Appraisal Institute as well as Associate member of Urban Land Institute (ULI) and International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).

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8500 Andrew Carnegie Boulevard
North Carolina
United States of America