Mike began his career in commercial real estate in 1983 when he started as a real estate analyst at the Denver office of General American Life. His experience includes new loan origination, underwriting, portfolio management, delinquency management, loan restructuring and foreclosure, real estate equity joint venture structuring, mezzanine fund development, equity real estate development, and property management. He moved to General American’s home office in St. Louis in 1986 and later became the head of real estate at General American Investment Management Company (GAIMCO). When GAIMCO went public as Conning Asset Management Company, Mike continued as the leader. Under his direction, Conning’s third-party real estate assets under management grew to over $6 billion with clients ranging from small to large life insurance companies, pension and endowment funds and numerous CMBS transactions.
Mike holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology and an MBA from the University of Denver.
Bill has worked in commercial real estate since 1986 when he joined the real estate division at General American Life, eventually rising to Senior Vice President at General American successor company Conning. His experience includes new loan origination, underwriting, loan servicing, portfolio management, delinquency management, loan restructuring and foreclosure, structuring real estate equity joint ventures, and equity real estate development.
Bill has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and a Master of Science degree in Management Information Systems from Southern Illinois University.
Dan has 20 years of experience in commercial real estate and commercial mortgage lending. He began his career at Conning Asset Management in 1997. He worked as an asset administrator and underwriter on loans for insurance companies, pension funds, and banking institutions. He was extensively involved in two securitizations totaling over $1.2 billion in value while at Conning, and he was also an Assistant Portfolio Manager for multiple third party accounts, including RGA. Following his time at Conning, Dan worked in banking, including service as a lender for Wells Fargo. Since joining RGA/ReCap, he has been instrumental in developing underwriting and closing procedures as well as ReCap’s internal credit rating model.
Dan holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature from Truman State University and an MBA from the University of Missouri-St. Louis.
Chris has 20 years of experience working in all phases of commercial mortgage loan origination, asset management and credit resolution. He began his career in commercial real estate in 1996 as a loan analyst at Conning Asset Management’s Atlanta lending office. In 2005, he joined Morgan Stanley as a CMBS loan underwriter. In 2007, he moved to Silverton Bank, a regional correspondent bank in Atlanta, where he worked as the CRE loan portfolio manager and senior CRE loan underwriter. In 2009, during the global financial crisis, he worked at First Citizens Bank of South Carolina in Special Assets and managed a FDIC loss share portfolio of 35 relationships with over 100 loans.
Chris holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Denver and a Master’s degree from Georgia State University. Both degrees are in real estate and finance.
Lisa began her career as a real estate attorney in 1987 and started working in commercial mortgage lending and real estate finance in 1991, when she served as in-house counsel for the St. Louis Development Corporation representing the Community Development Agency, the Industrial Development Authority, and other quasi-governmental agencies in the administration of the City’s Community Development Block Grant program overseen by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the issuance of industrial development bonds. In 1996, Lisa joined the law department of General American Life Insurance Company, representing General American and successor company Conning’s institutional clients with their real estate and commercial mortgage needs. Lisa became Vice President, Counsel and Closing Manager for KeyBank Real Estate Capital in 2001. In connection with KeyBank's third-party lending program, she provided legal representation necessary for the closing and servicing of commercial mortgage loans originated for various life insurance company clients. Over her 30-year career, Lisa closed approximately one thousand commercial mortgage loans with a total-dollar value well into the billions.
Lisa has a Bachelor of Science degree from Southeast Missouri State University and obtained her Juris Doctor from the St. Louis University School of Law. She is also a member of the Board of Directors of Gateway Housing First, a non-profit corporation dedicated to the construction and development of housing for individuals with disabilities and special needs.