Clayton Reese brings a 25-year career in commercial real estate finance, specializing in national platform, small balance CRE (sub $5MM) to Stronghill Capital. Throughout his career, he has been responsible for CRE investment, valuation, finance, management, risk assessment, loss mitigation and disposition. Prior to joining Stronghill, Mr. Reese successfully launched, managed and operated two national SBCRE platforms resulting in multibillion dollar production in acquisition and origination. Mr. Reese founded and directed wholesale CRE lending platforms for Miami, FL based Bayview Financial, and Jacksonville, FL based EverBank. During his tenure at Bayview, where he served as a Managing Director, and EverBank, where he served as an Executive Vice President of Commercial Real Estate and an SVP of EverBank, Reese was responsible for the development and oversight of divisions including Credit, Pricing, Servicing, Production, Real Estate Valuation, Technology and Marketing. Prior to the Bayview and EverBank enterprises, Mr. Reese was responsible for portfolio acquisitions and asset management with West Palm Beach based Ocwen Federal Bank and the Austin/NY based AIG/Ontra/RTC Group.