About Us

Mark Madderra

J. Mark Madderra

Mark Madderra started J.M. Madderra & Company, Inc., a Metairie, Louisiana based Commercial Mortgage Banking firm, in 1993. He is a real estate loan professional with over 25 years experience in mortgage banking.
Ronald Cazalot

Ronald Cazalot

Mr. Cazalot is a graduate of Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He moved to the Houston area in 1979 where he held executive positions in the commercial real estate field.

Jeff Madderra Bust

Jeff Madderra, Chief Financial Officer

Jeff Madderra has a wealth of knowledge and expertise to offer. Starting out in property maintenance and management, he quickly rose through the ranks and has held positions at every level, from ownership oversight to his current role as Chief Financial Officer.

Madderra & Cazalot (M&C), a commercial mortgage banking firm with offices in New Orleans and Dallas, offers developers and commercial real estate owners quality mortgage banking services on a nationwide basis with a specific emphasis on multifamily properties located in The Gulf South. The two main principals of the company, Mark Madderra and Ron Cazalot, are seasoned veterans in the commercial mortgage business having combined experience of over 70 years with an origination total in excess of $5 billion on commercial and multifamily properties. The group has also placed debt with revolving acquisition credit facilities, mezzanine loans and the placement of equity. M&C works with Institutional Investors including insurance companies, Wall Street, Investment Bankers Pension Funds and REIT’s. Generally the deal sizes range from a low of $3 million to a high of $100 million.

The group has correspondent representations with many of its funding sources and works with others on an open ended basis. We provide real estate financing expertise to our clients and handle the transaction from the preliminary loan sizing through underwriting to closing. All principals have extensive underwriting and deal structuring skills which results in a high close ratio and very satisfied clients. The investors that the company works with enjoy a good relationship with the group and know that market knowledge and due diligence is accurate and reliable.

Multifamily Mortgage Banking Services

M&C provides mortgage banking services for construction and permanent financing of most multifamily property types including market rate, affordable, historic, LIHTC and healthcare/seniors properties including independent living, assisted living centers, nursing homes and hospitals. Scope of services include:

  • Investment counseling
  • In-depth financial analysis
  • Construction financing.
  • Structuring joint ventures and pre-sales.
  • Securitization structures
  • Government Programs HUD/FHA.
  • Agency lenders such as Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
  • In-depth market analysis.
  • Equity placement.
  • Mezzanine loan structures.

Investors Past & Current

  • Bank of America
  • Barclays
  • Berkadia
  • Capital Lease Funding
  • Capital One Bank
  • CW Capital
  • Dougherty Mortgage, LLC
  • Fannie Mae
  • Freddie Mac
  • GE Capital
  • Greystone
  • J P Morgan/Chase
  • Key Bank
  • LaSalle Bank
  • Met Life
  • New York Life
  • Protective Life
  • Prudential
  • RBS Greenwich
  • Regions Bank
  • Wells Fargo