MichiganFinance Cohen Financial closes $11 million loan for 160-unit apartment community July 17, 2019 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share via email Cathy Bronkema, managing director in the Grand Rapids, Michigan, office of Cohen Financial arranged an $11 million short-term bank loan with SunTrust for the acquisition of Cottonwood Forest Apartments in Jenison, Michigan, a suburb of Grand Rapids. Cottonwood Forest Apartments features 160 one- and two-bedroom units in the property’s two-story, townhouse-style buildings. Bronkema secured the short-term financing to acquire the asset and to reposition and upgrade the units. The borrower is Trillium Investments, a longtime Cohen Financial client and Grand Rapids-based multifamily owner/operator. The loan closed in June.