Robert F. Little, CFA
Head of Real Estate Core Mortgage
Rob Little is a member of Barings Alternative Investments, a global real estate, private equity and real assets platform. Rob is Head of Real Estate Core Mortgage and oversees a platform focused on investment origination, underwriting and servicing of commercial mortgage loans, affordable housing tax credit debt and equity investments, and capital markets activities including CMBS, single-family whole loan pools, bank debt, and REIT financings. He chairs the Investment Committees for U.S. and European core real estate debt investments. Prior to his current role, Rob was responsible for the development and oversight of the debt capital markets and high yield/mezzanine lending businesses as well as oversight of the Central and Northeast Region Debt offices in the U.S. Rob has worked in the industry since 1987. Prior to joining the firm in 2000, Rob was a member of MassMutual’s Investment Management Division. Rob holds a B.A. in Economics from Bates College. He is a CFA charterholder and holds the Chartered Realty Investor designation. He also is a member of the Mortgage Bankers Association, the Hartford Society of Financial Analysts and a corporator of the Greater Springfield YMCA.