Lara Osterhaus is senior vice president responsible for the CML Production, Environmental & Engineering and Special Servicing groups. In her role as Head of CML Production, she oversees the origination, management and policies of the firm's commercial mortgage operations in the US. She is a member of the Senior Management Group. Previously, she was responsible for oversight of the origination and management of loans within the Southern Region of the US, and the origination of loans in various Midwestern and Southern states. Prior to joining the CML Production Group, Lara worked in the Special Servicing Group where she was responsible for negotiating terms of refinances, restructures/modifications and forbearance agreements and for the successful resolution and disposition of troubled CMLs. Lara has 24 years of industry experience and has been with the firm since 1995. She received her BA in finance from the University of Northern Iowa.