By Marie Browning
Triumph Bancorp, Inc. recently announced that Ray Sperring, the company’s Chief Investment Officer, would have expanded responsibilities in Triumph’s commercial real estate lending platform. Mr. Sperring also serves as Executive Vice President, Investments for the company’s subsidiary, Triumph Savings Bank, SSB, and leads Triumph Capital Advisors, the company’s planned investment management subsidiary. He is a seasoned professional in the financial services industry and is an expert in real estate economics, real estate financing, asset management, and investment properties.
Mr. Sperring joined the financial holding company in 2012. He said he “joined Triumph because of its entrepreneurial nature, the integrity of its management team, and its focus on giving back to the community.” Prior to joining Triumph, he served Addison, Texas-based TriVest Residential LLC as partner and Chief Investment Officer for more than nine years. TriVest is a real estate investment firm where Mr. Sperring was directly responsible for over $850 million in capital transactions. He was also with the Archon Development Group, a subsidiary of Goldman Sachs, as a Commercial Asset Manager and he held the position for three years.
Mr. Sperring obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance and Management Information Systems from Baylor University. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charter holder.
About Triumph Bancorp Inc.
Based in Dallas, Texas, Triumph Bancorp, Inc. is a financial holding company involved in wholesale banking, commercial finance, and investment management. Members of the Triumph Bancorp, Inc. group are Advance Business Capital, Triumph Savings Bank, Triumph CRA Holdings, Triumph Commercial Finance and Triumph Capital Advisors. Additional information can be found at the company’s website at www.triumphbancorp.com.