About Us

As the real estate arm of John Hancock, the Real Estate Finance Group (REFG) provides mortgage financing for commercial properties. The John Hancock brand name is on every loan we make, along with our long-standing reputation as a mortgage lender of choice. Together with our parent company, Manulife Financial, we are committed to developing and maintaining long term relationships. Our lending activity spans a wide array of property types, and we currently have loans outstanding in more than 40 states and 125 metropolitan areas.

Our real estate investment professionals possess in-depth local market knowledge and are experienced with complex loan structuring. John Hancock offers competitive spreads for a wide variety of investment opportunities and ranks as one of the largest commercial mortgage lenders in the nation with approximately $12.5 billion in commercial mortgage assets under management.

John Hancock is consistently in the market and has a strong appetite for new real estate investments. John Hancock's Real Estate Finance Group is based out of our Boston, Massachusetts headquarters with regional office locations in:

Atlanta, Georgia San Francisco, California
Dallas, Texas Boston, Massachusetts
Irvine, California Chicago, Illinois
Washington, D.C.  

Benefits for John Hancock clients include:

Early rate lock prior to deal approval and before third party reports are ordered.

We provide certainty of execution.

Relationship lender with quick turnaround time on loan quotes, speedy loan approvals and excellent service provided throughout the origination and closing process.

Loan Closings occur via an efficient process with loan officer involvement, a dedicated in-house closing analyst and experienced counsel.

John Hancock's reputation for consistency and dependability go hand in hand with an outstanding record of performance. John Hancock has been a commercial mortgage lender for decades; our longevity in the commercial real estate arena speaks to the success we've achieved on behalf of our clients.

For more information on our commercial mortgage loan program or to join our long list of satisfied clients, please call one of our regional offices.