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About Hillcrest

Our Experience

Each member of Hillcrest’s leadership team has over 35 years of experience owning and operating, financing, and investing in real estate debt and equity through multiple economic cycles on behalf of institutional investors. Hillcrest is an independent, employee-owned real estate credit investment management firm focused on investing in middle-market U.S. assets through all phases of the economic cycle.

Our Philosophy

Consistent performance can be generated by meeting the goals and objectives of our partners and exceeding their expectations. Partnerships with our investors, our co-originators, our borrowers, and amongst our team members are based on transparency and uncompromising integrity. Investment discipline and decision-making have been honed by the team’s experiences through multiple economic and real estate cycles.
Creative financing solutions are delivered through a thoughtful, nimble, and responsive investment 

Our Focus

Hillcrest Finance is a real estate investment management firm specializing in the origination and management of high quality, middle market, first mortgage and subordinate (mezzanine and preferred equity) credit solutions on behalf of the firm’s institutional investors through separate accounts and a commingled fund.

The Hillcrest Advantage

Platform and Team

• Each of the Partners has 35 years of experience owning, operating, financing, and investing in commercial real estate

• Extensive expertise in debt and equity investment sourcing, underwriting, structuring, asset and portfolio management, work-outs, and property operations

Alignment of Interests

• With Investors

Independent and employee-owned firm

Performance-based fee structures

Third-party investment management only

• Amongst the Team

Structured to capitalize on individuals’ strengths and provide a growth path

Compensation based on investment vehicle and firm success.

Meaningful sponsor co-investment and team promote participation

Culture:  Partnership and Integrity Are Integral to Success

• Reputation for providing investment solutions for investors with integrity, transparency, and the ability to protect the entire debt capital stack

• Extensive history of partnering with senior lenders, borrowers, and intermediaries, yielding strong transaction sourcing, and providing attractive financing solutions for sponsors

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