Petros Pace Hires Jake Kelley as Senior Vice President of Originations


Kelley brings 17 years of experience in commercial real estate finance to new role

AUSTIN, TEXAS (November 20, 2017) — Petros Pace Finance LLC has hired Jake Kelley as Senior Vice President of PACE Originations, strengthening its senior management team as the company continues to expand nationally.

A 17-year veteran in the commercial real estate finance business, Mr. Kelley joins Petros from Redbud Capital, an Austin-based boutique advisory business he founded that focuses on arranging debt and equity capital on behalf of institutional and private commercial real estate investors and developers.

Prior to forming Redbud Capital, he led JLL’s Capital Markets business in Central Texas. He is also a former partner in Lehman Brothers’ Global Real Estate Group based in London and Morgan Stanley’s CMBS group based in New York.

“We’re pleased to have Jake on board and excited about the depth of knowledge and experience in commercial real estate financing that he brings to our team,” said Petros CEO Mansoor Ghori. “He’s a great fit for the expansive growth we’ve experienced over the last 12 months and expect will continue next year.”

Petros PACE Finance

Austin-based Petros PACE Finance, LLC is solely dedicated to providing long-term PACE financing to U.S. commercial property owners seeking to increase their property values, lower their energy costs and reduce their carbon footprint. The principals of Petros PACE Finance – Mansoor Ghori, Tommy Deavenport and Jim Stanislaus – have substantial experience in structured finance and lending, and bring significant value to all parties involved in the transactions in which they participate.

Media Contact: Kate Miller Morton
Phone: (512) 922-6277

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