Bjorn Borgenhard

Bjorn Borgenhard

Managing Partner

(817) 756-7227

Bjorn Borgenhard has joined the 1st Service Solutions team as Managing Partner bringing 30 years in commercial real estate and financial experience, including 20 years in the CMBS industry. He will handle critical negotiations and loan workouts, as well as help expand the firm.


Bjorn is accomplished in the following areas:

  • Negotiation of loan workout strategies at Master and Special servicing level
  • Origination, due diligence and valuation
  • Manage, supervise numerous departments on various levels
  • Managing $4+Billion in delinquent commercial mortgage loans
  • Valuing 30+ financial institutions for RTC with assets of $10+Billion within 5% of ultimate disposition proceeds


Bjorn’s educational and career path includes:

  • LNR Partners, Inc. – Senior Vice President
  • Merrill Lynch – Chief Credit Officer
  • Omega Financial Services – Principal
  • Pillar Real Estate Services – VP & CFO
  • University of San Francisco
    • MBA, Finance and Banking
    • BS, Business Admin. (Summa Cum Laude)


Significant awards and achievements include:

  • Canadian CMBS Market Co-Founder
  • Established/supervised origination team producing C$650Million annually in securitizing commercial mortgages, becoming Canada’s largest commercial mortgage lender within two years
  • Managed the first 6 international conduit securitizations
  • Pioneered hedging strategies for $1Billion MBS portfolio
  • Designed and programmed asset management and reporting system for RTC
  • Top Producer for company’s loan workouts
  • Recognized as mentor and real estate/ finance industry expert