Team

Our Team

The Shaffer Team provides unique hands-on solutions to its clients within the GSP Platform.   George Smith Partners (GSP) is a boutique real estate capital advisory firm based in Los Angeles. In 2017, we closed over $2 Billion in structured financings including bridge debt, construction debt, permanent debt, and mezzanine debt as well as joint venture equity and preferred equity. With a focus on non-recourse executions, GSP has been active across all property types. Furthermore, in the last 24 months, we arranged over $750 Million in retail financings, including $200MM+ in JV equity closings. Our typical deals range from $5 Million to $150 Million.

Bryan Shaffer

Principal/Managing Director

  • EXPERIENCE 30+ YEARS
  • Multifamily Debt & Equity
  • Commercial Debt & Equity Financing
  • Construction Lending & Equity
  • HOTEL DEBT & EQUITY

Max Lehrman

Vice President

Office: 310.867.2947
Mobile: 202.904.0773
Email: mlehrman@gspartners.com

  • YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
  • RETAIL CONSTRUCTION, DEBT & EQUITY
  • HOTEL DEBT & EQUITY
  • MULTIFAMILY DEBT & EQUITY

David Danesh

Assistant Vice President

  • Office: 310.867.2908
  • Mobile: 310.880.9084
  • Email: ddanesh@gspartners.com
  • BRE #: 02048040

  • Years of Experience
  • Real Estate Underwriting
  • CRE Debt & Equity

James Long

Analyst

Office: 310.867.2969

Mobile: 901.832.7230

Email: jlong@gspartners.com

  • Years of Experience
  • CRE Debt & Equity Underwriting
  • Owner User / Company Financing

Jonathan Dunn

Analyst

  • Years of Experience
  • CRE Loan Packaging
  • CRE Underwriting