By Marie Browning
A10 Capital, the nation’s leading non-bank lender of small- to middle-market commercial property loans, announced that its has hired Ned Smith as Executive Vice President. Mr. Smith will head up loan origination efforts in Kansas, western Missouri, Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana.
Mr. Smith brings over 20 years of experience in the commercial real estate finance industry. Prior to joining A10 Capital, he was with Sabal Financial Group as a Business Development Manager. He also served as Vice President and special servicing team lead at Midland Loan Services. Mr. Smith was a voting member on both Midland’s asset review and advance committees. Smith also worked at Principal Commercial Acceptance as head of the asset management group.
A10 Capital is excited to have Mr. Smith on board. Jerry Dunn, CEO of A10 Capital, commented, “The combination of his (Ned’s) loan origination and special servicing experience, plus his legal career, brings a welcome addition to our deep, full-service platform.”
Mr. Smith is looking forward to working with A10 Capital. He said, “A10 is a true innovator in the industry and has a reputation of providing superior client service that sets it apart from other lenders in the marketplace.” He added that the company is the most active lender in the bridge loan space for unstabilized and distressed properties.
Mr. Smith is also an attorney who has practiced in the fields of commercial litigation, contract law, business litigation, property taxation, and regulatory law.
About A10 Capital
Based in Boise and Dallas, A10 Capital provides non-recourse financing on unstabilized and distressed commercial properties across the United States. A10′s platform incorporates focused origination, speedy underwriting and legal review, competitive pricing and terms, and in-house servicing for the life of the loan. For more information, please visit the company’s website at www.a10capital.com.