Marla Berger is the Head of Legal for the Commercial Real Estate Team at KAM. Prior to joining KAM, Marla was a Managing Director and Senior Vice President at Capmark Finance, Inc. (f/k/a GMAC Commercial Mortgage), where she held several leadership positions. Marla’s roles included Head of Closing and Underwriting, COO of Proprietary Lending, and Head of Client Relations and Portfolio Management. Prior to that, as a Real Estate partner at Thacher Proffitt & Wood, her practice focused on permanent and construction loans for insurance companies, banks, and investment banks, as well as on workouts and foreclosures. She was instrumental in creating the standard loan documents and program guidelines for the initial commercial mortgage loan conduits. Marla holds a B.S. from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, magna cum laude, and a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School.