Monday, September 20, 2010

Arbor Appoints Susan Seoylemezian as Vice President, Taxation

Uniondale, NY (Sept. 20, 2010) – Arbor Commercial Mortgage, LLC, a leader in the commercial real estate finance industry, has announced today the appointment of Susan Seoylemezian (top right photo) to Vice President, Taxation, in Arbor’s Uniondale, NY, headquarters.

She reports to Paul Elenio (middle left photo), Chief Financial Officer.

Ms. Seoylemezian is now responsible for the oversight of Arbor’s taxation department and ensuring that Arbor is in compliance with all federal, state and local tax laws.

Ms. Seoylemezian possesses more than 10 years of tax management experience in the mortgage banking and REIT industries.

 Prior to joining Arbor, Ms. Seoylemezian held the position of Vice President and Assistant Controller of Tax at American Home Mortgage Corp., where she established the company’s in-house tax department and, more recently, ensured compliance with REIT qualification tests, oversaw tax provision calculations in compliance with FAS 109 and analyzed open tax years for uncertain tax positions to ensure compliance with FIN 48.

Ms. Seoylemezian also previously held the position of Senior Tax Consultant at Deloitte and Touche LLP, where she provided various tax services to its mortgage banking, foreign banking and securities clients.

Ms. Seoylemezian received a Juris Doctor degree from St. John’s University’s School of Law in New York. She also received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from St. John’s. She resides in Garden City, NY.

Contact:  Christopher Ostrowski,

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