Money Machine

Dolan, Kerry A.
November 2005
Forbes Asia;11/14/2005, Vol. 1 Issue 7, p46
The article discusses the role of GE Commercial Finance executive Michael Neal in the growth of the company. Neal's division owns the largest commercial real estate lending business in the world, GE says, with $28 billion in assets, financing office complexes to hotels to apartment buildings. It also claims to be the largest lender to companies in bankruptcy proceedings. Like many of the GE executives, Neal has spent his whole career at the company. Neal's personable manner and familiarity with industrial equipment were a good fit. He rose to the number two job of president at GE Capital in 2000.


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