Financial Institutions Group

Situs provides industry-leading perspective to banks and finance firms to address the burgeoning needs of the Commercial Banking Industry. Situs addresses these needs by serving Banks, Loan Intermediaries, Loan Buyers/Sellers, Investment Banks and Bank Investors, across all asset classes. The experienced FIG team leverages low-cost environments to guide firms in need of a quality third-party independent advisor focused on:

Strategic consulting

Transaction execution

CECL Credit Risk Solutions

market expertise

Situs offers insight from the highest levels to banks and finance firms of all sizes looking to solve revenue/expense ratio problems. The Financial Institutions group is made up of experts from every level of the financial market as well as those formerly involved with the governmental bodies that enforce financial regulations.

regulatory in-depth knowledge

The current regulatory environment requires a certain level of sensitivity when dealing with the challenges currently facing financial institutions. Our team possesses the experience necessary to assist your firm with bank regulatory data verification and population in support of CCAR/DFAST Stress Testing, Home Mortgage Disclosure Act, and CFPB.

strategic advisory

Situs’ experienced Financial Institutions Group assists client firms at each stage of strategy implementation. Firms looking to develop or refine their strategic plans seek assistance from Situs professionals.


Situs FIG team has proven experience working with financial institutions of nearly any size. Their ability to remain cost sensitive and quality driven makes them the choice for projects of every size.


Situs’ Financial Institutions Group’s banking professionals are registered securities representatives affiliated with our subsidiary broker-dealer Situs Capital Management (SCM). All securities are offered through SCM, a member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and a Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC) Member.

Conducted over 100 transactions in 6 countries

Conducts fair value assessments on more than $100 Billion of loans quarterly

Validated and populated 10 million data points

Accounted for $80 Billion in outstanding principal

Reviewed 450,000 loan files

Maintained an accuracy of over 99.998% on CCAR projects

engagement examples

Performed initial regression analysis to map historical loan losses to macroeconomic variables to assist in the build out of econometric models tied to CCAR.

Audited $1.5 Billion pool of HLTV CRE to find a 70% error rate in system calculation of LTV. Built new operational template and procedures to rebook loans and prevent banks from taking a substantial regulatory capital hit.

Reviewed primary source documents and populated data on over 440,000 loans covering $18 Billion in UPB representing 4.6 million data elements with a 99% accuracy rate.

news & insights

Thought Leadership

Caveat Emptor

Post Great Recession, there is a continued global economic slowdown, new cultural shifts and the Federal Reserve is raising the federal funds rate just as other central banks increase their quantitative easing, but there are a number of opportunities as well.

Thought Leadership

Brexit – A Revolution in the Making

The Brexit was a seismic event politically, culturally and financially. As soon as the markets opened, the impact was felt immediately. Situs RERC's Ken Riggs looks at the Brexit and what it could portend for the global investment landscape.

Case study

Convertible Bond Case Study

Convertible bond offering to finance a large real estate portfolio of commercial and residential units was thoroughly reviewed by Situs and processed successfully for 150% return.


Andrew Phillips

Managing Director
Global Head of Business Development

(212) 294-1340

Chip Good

Managing Director
Business Development

+44 (0) 20 7220 1878