Contact Charley Babb, Jr.


Principal & Co-Founder of the Colorado Office

Charles R. Babb, Jr. focuses exclusively on procuring debt and equity financing for commercial real estate projects. Mr. Babb has over 32 years of experience in mortgage banking and the commercial real estate industry. He is a principal and co-founded Metropolitan Capital Advisors in Colorado. He also co-founded and served as Senior Vice President of Kensington Capital, a Dallas, TX real estate investment banking firm. Prior to that he served as Vice President with Grubb & Ellis Mortgage Group where he gained experience as a mortgage broker. He also spent 14 years with Paragon Group, Inc. where he served as Vice President of Special Projects, Development and Asset Management for the firm.

Mr. Babb has focused on corporate finance initiatives. He was one of three team members responsible for coordinating Paragon Group’s undertaking to become a publicly traded real estate investment trust. Mr. Babb participated as a member of the road show presentation teams both domestically and internationally during the marketing of the company prior to the initial public offering. Mr. Babb has been involved in the leasing, asset management, development, and financing of over $2.0 billion of commercial and multifamily real estate during his career.

Charley earned a Master’s Degree in City and Regional Planning from Harvard University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Design from University of Kansas. Mr. Babb is a member of the Mortgage Bankers Association of America and the Urban Land Institute.