Ron Lawrie is a managing director at Lument where he directs the real estate lending and loan acquisitions business, which provides senior secured bridge, construction, and mezzanine loans, as well as preferred equity financing.
Ron has been with ORIX for seven years and has experience in the production and expansion of real estate debt and equity platforms through debt portfolio acquisitions.
Prior to joining ORIX, Ron held senior positions within Lehman Brothers Global Real Estate Group in the U.S. and Europe, where he focused on the production and expansion of the firm’s real estate debt and equity platforms through debt portfolio acquisitions. Additionally, he served as the senior real estate advisor to a renowned family investment office in New York, acquiring iconic hospitality and office properties in Europe, South America and the U.S.
Earlier in his career, Ron obtained direct commercial real estate experience at Wells Fargo Mortgage Company and Wells Fargo Realty Finance. He began his career in the San Francisco office of KPMG (Peat, Marwick & Mitchell), where he earned a CPA designation.
Ron is a graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Business.