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First Mortgages

Your first choice for real estate capital.
MetLife has the capital and financial strength to execute your most important real estate transactions with speed and certainty.

Our global network provides in-depth market expertise to facilitate underwriting of your loan. And our streamlined approval process combined with our comprehensive due diligence before loan application, ensures less process risk and a seamless closing process.


  • Committed to the real estate business for over 100 years with over a $59 billion1 commercial mortgage portfolio
  • Ability to close, and balance sheet, large transactions
  • Ability to structure transactions aligned with borrower’s needs
  • Local market presence on a global scale
  • Streamlined approval process and certainty of execution
  • Solid capital position, financial strength and capacity
Product Type Senior secured lien with limits on additional financing
Property Types Office, Multifamily, Retail, Industrial, Full-Service Hotels
Markets Primary, and select secondary markets and tertiary markets, domestic and international
Preferred Size $15 Million to $400 Million (per single property)
Fixed Rate 3 to 30 Years, U.S. Treasury plus spread
Floating Rate 3 to 10 Years, LIBOR plus spread
Co-Lending Pari-Passu or Senior/Sub