Cathy Bronkema

Cathy Bronkema

Managing Director
Capital Markets

866.315.6234 Phone

Current Role

Cathy manages the Grand Rapids office. She is responsible for the origination and placement of debt structures for development, acquisition and permanent financing throughout the United States. Her clients include middle market, high net-worth individuals and family offices, as well as, REITs and fund sponsors.

Joined Cohen Financial in April, 2003

Past Experience

Over 23 years of commercial real estate finance experience

Prior to joining Cohen Financial, Cathy was a Director of Portfolio Management and also Vice President-Portfolio Manager with Lowe Enterprises Investment Management. She oversaw investments in commercial real estate portfolios valued at over $785 million. She began her real estate career with CB Commercial Real Estate Group as an Accounting Payroll Manager and later as the Financial Reporting Supervisor/Controller.


BA in Business Administration from Davenport University (Grand Rapids, MI)

Other Affiliations

Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW)
—Past Member
CAR, Economy Club
Awards & Recognitions
Leading Women in Real Estate
—Midwest Real Estate News, June 2008

Cohen Financial is a member of the Mortgage Bankers Association, the National Multifamily Housing Council, and the CRE Finance Council.