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Michael Becktel

Managing Director
Proprietary Lending
Work: (212) 521-6437Mobile: (646) 512-1777michael.becktel@huntcompanies.comDownload vCard

230 Park Avenue
19th Floor
New York, NY 10169


Michael Becktel is a Managing Director and head of Proprietary Lending at Hunt Mortgage Group. He is responsible for all proprietary lending activities including bridge lending, non-agency fixed rate lending, and opportunistic investments. In addition, Mr. Becktel oversees business development and capital-raising activities, and manages the firms’ balance sheet portfolio.

He joined Hunt Mortgage Group in 2006. During his time with the firm he has served in several key roles within capital markets, corporate finance and multifamily housing.  He was a member of the dispositions and capital transactions investment committees, and was responsible for oversight of the firm’s $10 billion, 1,100 property affordable multifamily housing portfolio.

Mr. Becktel was also responsible for capital-raising including various debt, equity and preferred instruments for Hunt Mortgage Group’s predecessor firm and its separately managed mortgage REIT. In addition, he has extensive experience working on: mergers & acquisitions, financial planning/analysis, and other strategic corporate initiatives.

In 2016, Mr. Becktel was named one of Real Estate Forum’s “Fifty under 40” for commercial real estate executives.

Prior to joining Hunt Mortgage Group, Mr. Becktel worked at Merrill Lynch in several finance and investment positions. He earned a Bachelor of Science in finance from The College of New Jersey.