As Chief Credit Officer at Parkview Financial, Ted serves as head of the underwriting team and provides credit oversight on behalf of the firm. Ted’s vision for the company involves integrating a strong credit culture utilizing strict credit policies, underwriting standards and procedures in an effort to lead the company to the next level of institutional best practices.
With more than 20 years of institutional life insurance and banking experience in the commercial real estate lending industry on a national platform, Ted has provided loan credit approvals in excess of $12 billion. He has extensive knowledge of underwriting and originating large loans for all major asset types with institutional sponsors across both primary and secondary markets throughout the U.S. His experience across the capital stack includes senior perm mortgages, mezzanine debt, construction loans, CTL’s, and equity.
Prior to joining Parkview, Ted most recently served as Director, New Loan Origination and Head of Underwriting at Guggenheim Partners in Santa Monica, and has held positions at JP Morgan and Pacific Life. He has lived and worked in New York, San Diego, Orange County, Los Angeles and Denver.
Ted lives in Pacific Palisades in West Los Angeles with his wife, daughter and cat. Aside from spending most of his free time with his family, he enjoys outdoor activities including hiking, cycling, and rock climbing.