Investment Philosophy

The Chotin Group Corporation has extensive experience in managing real estate and structured investments across the credit spectrum.


The firm adheres to its core competencies investing in real estate, ABS, MBS and corporate debt. The Chotin Group uses a bottom-up analysis to identify attractive relative value opportunities. The firm’s investment team constructs diversified portfolios through rigorous credit analysis and surveillance.

The Chotin Group generally employs a “hold-to-maturity” strategy, so there is a focus on up-front credit selection, while allowing for flexibility to adapt to changes in the market. Proprietary surveillance and monitoring systems are utilized to proactively identify credit trends that may affect future performance with a long-term focus on capital preservation. The Chotin Group analyzes assets using both qualitative and quantitative methods with an emphasis on collateral-level attributes. The firm uses cash flow modeling under multiple interest rate and prepayment scenarios to identify optimal determine structural protections.
Commercial Real Estate
Residential Real Estate
Multi-family Real Estate
Office/Retail
Self-Storage
Parking Facilities
Mortgage Backed Securities
Residual Securities
Economic and Non-Economic Residual Securities
Distressed Debt
Structured Financial Products
Excess Servicing Strips
Energy-related Transactions
Esoteric and Emerging Asset Classes