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Regions Bank, Sabal Capital Partners Hire Scott as Head of Conventional Loan Production

October 17, 2022, 07:44 AM

Regions Bank and subsidiary Sabal Capital Partners, a diversified commercial real estate lender, announced the hiring of Jason Scott as managing director and head of Conventional Loan Production for the companies.

In this role, Scott will oversee multifamily conventional loan production and personnel for the Regions Bank Real Estate Capital Markets Group, which includes the Sabal Capital Partners lending business. Scott will lead sales activities of loan production managers who develop relationships with multifamily sponsors, owners and borrowers, as well as brokers and broker businesses. In addition, he will focus on generating and increasing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac conventional loan opportunities for Regions’ Real Estate Capital Markets Group. This position marks Scott’s return to Regions Bank.

“Jason’s deep industry knowledge, his commitment to a superior client experience, and his focus on customized financial solutions make him the ideal leader for this crucial role,” said Troy Marek, head of Real Estate Capital Markets for Regions Bank. “As a proven leader in the conventional multifamily finance arena, Jason is poised to leverage his experience in ways that benefit our clients, support our colleagues, and grow our pipeline. We are proud to welcome him back to the Regions family, and we look forward to building on our success at Regions and Sabal Capital Partners in meeting the detailed financial needs of commercial real estate clients.”

Prior to this new role, Scott served as regional managing director for Arbor Realty Trust. He was responsible for opening and administering the lender’s Atlanta office. As part of this role, he originated permanent loan products including Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, FHA, bridge and SFR for residential healthcare and residential properties representing large borrowers, strategic partnerships, and brokers across the country. Scott was personally responsible for the engagement and closing of over $1 billion in loan volume.

Scott was previously with Regions Bank in the role of director of originations for the bank’s Real Estate Capital Markets Group. In this role, he originated permanent commercial real estate loans, closing over $1 billion in transactions for Fannie Mae, HUD, CMBS, Credit Tenant Lease and Life Company execution. He also served in an underwriting role for Regions and previously served on the Real Estate Investment Banking team with RBC Capital Markets.

Scott earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and a Master of Business Administration from California Polytechnic State University. He also holds a Master of Science in Real Estate Development from Columbia University. Scott will remain based in Atlanta.

“The Regions Bank and Sabal Capital Partners family is a recognized leader in multifamily and commercial real estate finance, having grown considerably in the last few years,” Scott said. “I am excited to return to this incredible team and begin this new role to further expand the Real Estate Capital Markets Group’s specialty services and lending volume and activity.”

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