Who We Are

Founded in 1978, First Southern is an independently owned full service commercial real estate capital firm. Our services are broad based and include permanent debt financing, construction financing, bridge financing, forward funding commitments, joint-venture equity programs, preferred equity, mezzanine debt, tax-free financing, and institutional loan servicing.

First Southern currently represents more than twenty life insurance companies and pension funds, as well as several capital market lenders. We presently provide professional loan servicing functions for a portfolio of more than $1.3 billion for our institutional clients. In the last 20 years alone, we have placed more than $4 billion of commercial mortgage capital. Our purpose is to leverage longstanding relationships with a diverse group of debt and equity capital sources to provide our clients the capital needed to maximize capital accumulation. We are small, personal, and impactful by offering one-of-a-kind service and world class client relationships.

Recent Closings
Virginia Way Plaza
Brentwood, TN
Atrium I & II
Memphis, TN
American Center
I & II

Nashville, TN
Landmark Center
Knoxville, TN
Correspondent Lenders

Aegon
AIG
Arbor
American Equity
Athene
Columbia Management
Equitrust
Farm Bureau Financial
Genworth
Kansas City Life
Lincoln
Voya
Nationwide
Ohio National
Protective
Securian
Farm Bureau
The Standard
Symetra