KeyBank Community Development Lending and Investment Expands Its Equity Originations Team With the Appointment of Becca Ickowicz

Dec 16, 2021 9:00 AM ET
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Cleveland, December 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ — KeyBank Community Development Lending and Investment (CDLI) has appointed Becca Ickowicz as a senior banker to expand the firm’s equity originations activity. She will be focused on KeyBank’s community development banking efforts in the Western States which are part of the bank’s affordable housing growth plan. The move comes as KeyBank continues its commitment to affordable housing across the country, with a focus on expanding its CDLI platform. Ickowicz is based in Denver, CO, and reports to Victoria O’Brien, Head of Equity Originations at KeyBank CDLI.

 “I am excited to welcome Becca to the team,” said O’Brien. “Her experience and expertise will serve our clients and our communities well as we grow our platform.”

Ickowicz brings nearly a decade of commercial real estate finance and capital markets to KeyBank. Prior to joining Key, she was a real estate investment banker with RBC Capital Markets.  Previously Ickowicz  was a commercial real estate credit officer at Deutche Bank. She also worked at R4 Capital in debt originations, fund management and equity acquisitions.

Ickowicz earned her Bachelor of Science Degree from Cornell University.

About KeyBank Community Development Lending and Investment

KeyBank Community Development Lending and Investment (CDLI) finances projects that stabilize and revitalize communities across all 50 states. As one of the top affordable housing and community development capital providers in the country, KeyBank’s platform brings together construction, acquisition, bridge-to-re-syndication, and preservation loans, as well as lines of credit, Agency and HUD permanent mortgage executions, and equity investments for low-income housing projects, especially Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) financing. KeyBank has earned ten consecutive “Outstanding” ratings on the Community Reinvestment Act exam, from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, making it the first U.S. national bank among the 25 largest to do so since the Act’s passage in 1977.

About KeyCorp

KeyCorp's roots trace back nearly 200 years to Albany, New York. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Key is one of the nation's largest bank-based financial services companies, with assets of approximately $187.0 billion at September 30, 2021. Key provides deposit, lending, cash management, and investment services to individuals and businesses in 15 states under the name KeyBank National Association through a network of approximately 1,100 branches and more than 1,400 ATMs. Key also provides a broad range of sophisticated corporate and investment banking products, such as merger and acquisition advice, public and private debt and equity, syndications, and derivatives to middle market companies in selected industries throughout the United States under the KeyBanc Capital Markets trade name. For more information, visit KeyBank is Member FDIC.