by Katherine Santiago

Direct Lending Partners is excited to welcome Greg E Schecher as the Director of Originations and Capital Markets.

Greg will lead the company’s CRE bridge loan lending and marketplace lending platform. He will be responsible for strategic oversight and management of the CRE bridge loans funded and offered for investment on the platform. His purview will include business development, account management, underwriting, and portfolio management.

Greg possesses 35 years of extensive experience in real estate equity and debt. As DLP adds various forms of capital vehicles to the bridge loan and equity programs, his experience in building and growing businesses will be highly valuable to the company. Specifications of his experience include the participation in the major aspects of CRE; CMBS, conventional financing, bridge loan financing, equity placement, workouts, acquisitions, dispositions, bank and note sales, mortgage banking, and development investment sales.

“Hiring a leader and incredible originator of business like Greg is an enormous asset for Direct Lending Partners and the overall DLP family of companies. I have tremendous confidence that Greg’s abilities and personal values will mold very well with DLP,” comments Don Wenner, Founder and CEO of Direct Lending Partners.

Entering his new position, Greg comments, “My experience and skills are a great fit at this stage of the company’s growth strategy. I am exceptionally excited to be working with Don to achieve our common goals,” says Greg.