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Capital One Securities hires MD

Capital One Financial Corp. has appointed Greg K. Steele as a managing director for Capital One Securities. Previously, Steel worked as a managing director of real estate at BMO Capital Markets.


NEW YORK (NOVEMBER 11, 2014) – Capital One Financial Corporation today announced that Greg K. Steele has joined as Managing Director in Capital One Securities Inc. Working through Capital One Securities, Steele will be responsible for growing Capital One’s real estate investment banking practice, leveraging Capital One’s existing commercial real estate banking platform and extensive client relationships. His focus will be on REITs nationwide across all major property types.

“We are very pleased Greg has joined our team,” said Peter Chow, Senior Vice President and Head of CRE Institutional Specialties for Capital One Bank. “Greg’s expertise, his emphasis on building relationships, and his proven transaction leadership will be a tremendous advantage as we deepen and expand our investment banking coverage.” Chow emphasized that Steele is a team player, underscoring Steele’s comfort with cross-selling across the investment and corporate banking product spectrum as well as his transaction experience in the debt and equity capital markets.

Prior to joining Capital One, Mr. Steele was Managing Director, Real Estate at BMO Capital Markets, the investment and corporate banking subsidiary of Bank of Montreal. While at BMO, he played a key role in building a successful banking franchise focused on REITs, private equity funds, and real estate operating and service companies.

“Capital One is strongly committed to its Commercial Real Estate clients, and our investment banking capabilities will strengthen our already powerful real estate platform,” Steele said. “I’m looking forward to drawing on the experience I’ve gained over the last 20 years to help build this business.”

Capital One Bank’s Commercial Real Estate Group provides financing in markets nationwide, offering a comprehensive array of solutions for property owners and developers, including balance sheet and agency lending, financing, underwriting, and treasury management. Additional information can be found at

Securities products and services are offered through Capital One Securities, Inc., a non- bank affiliate of Capital One, N.A., and Capital One Bank (USA), N.A.; a wholly-owned subsidiary of Capital One Financial Corporation and a member FINRA/SIPC. The products and services offered or recommended are not a deposit, not FDIC insured, not insured by any federal government agency, not guaranteed by the bank, and may lose value.

About Capital One
Capital One Financial Corporation ( is a financial holding company whose subsidiaries, which include Capital One, N.A., and Capital One Bank (USA), N. A., had $206.9 billion in deposits and $289.9 billion in total assets as of September 30, 2013. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, Capital One offers a broad spectrum of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients through a variety of channels. Capital One, N.A. has more than 900 branch locations primarily in New York, New Jersey, Texas, Louisiana, Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. A Fortune 500 company, Capital One trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “COF” and is included in the S&P 100 index.