Amherst Capital Management LLC (“Amherst Capital”), a real estate credit investment specialist and BNY Mellon Investment Management (“BNY Mellon”) boutique, today announced the addition of two seasoned real estate finance executives to lead the development of its Commercial Real Estate (“CRE”) Lending business. Christopher T. Kelly was appointed Head of Commercial Real Estate Lending, and Abbe Franchot was named Head of Originations.