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Meet Our Executive Team

Brian P. Ward
Brian P. Ward
Chief Executive Officer

Brian P. Ward is Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Broadmark Realty Capital. Prior to joining Broadmark on March 1, 2022, Mr. Ward was a Senior Advisor for Trimont Real Estate Advisors and Trimont Global and, prior ...Read More

David Schneider
David Schneider
Chief Financial Officer

David Schneider will join Broadmark Realty Capital in December 2019 as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Schneider previously served as Chief Accounting Officer of New Residential Investment Corp. (NYSE: NRZ), a mortgage real estate investment trust wi...Read More

Nevin Boparai
Nevin Boparai
Chief Legal Officer

Nevin Boparai is Chief Legal Officer of Broadmark Realty Capital. Mr. Boparai previously served as Assistant General Counsel, Corporate & Securities at Ventas, Inc. (NYSE: VTR), an S&P 500 healthcare real estate investment trust, where he ...Read More

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Bryan Graf
Bryan Graf
Senior Vice President, Western Region
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Bryan Graf is Senior Vice President of Broadmark Realty Capital, where he oversees loan origination and underwriting for the Pacific Northwest region. Bryan originally joined Broadmark in 2012 as head of origination and lead underwriter. Prior to ...Read More

Jordan Siao
Jordan Siao
Senior Vice President, Eastern Region
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Jordan Siao is Senior Vice President of Broadmark Realty Capital, overseeing loan origination and underwriting for the Southeast region. Mr. Siao originally joined Broadmark in 2015 as a member of the underwriting department, where he was responsi...Read More

Thomas J. Gunnison
Thomas J. Gunnison
Senior Vice President, Central Region
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Thomas J. Gunnison is Senior Vice President of Broadmark Realty Capital, overseeing loan origination and underwriting for the Mountain West and Midwest regions. Prior to joining Broadmark, Mr. Gunnison worked for Re/Solve Funding, a private real e...Read More

Mike Incrocci
Mike Incrocci
Managing Director, VP Originations - Western
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Mike Incrocci serves in a business development and origination capacity for Broadmark Realty Capital. Before joining Broadmark in 2018,  he worked in investment management and commercial development, including stints at Northwestern Mutual, The N...Read More

Thatcher Milholland
Thatcher Milholland
Head of Origination, Washington
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Thatcher Milholland serves in a business development and loan origination capacity for Broadmark Realty Capital. Prior to joining Broadmark in 2021, Mr. Milholland was with commercial real estate technology companies Biproxi and Ten-X. Prior to Te...Read More

Doug Swafford
Doug Swafford
Head of Origination, OR & SW WA

Doug Swafford serves in a business development and origination capacity for Broadmark Realty Capital covering Oregon and Southwest Washington. Doug has 25 years of combined work experience including roles such as title officer, lender and resident...Read More

Brian Dubin
Brian Dubin
Head of Origination, Mid-Atlantic
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Brian Dubin is Senior Vice President of Broadmark Realty Capital, overseeing loan origination and underwriting for the Mid-Atlantic region. Prior to joining Broadmark, he was a Vice President and Director of Business Development at BlueWater Fundi...Read More

Jacob Wigle
Jacob Wigle
Head of Origination, North & Central Florida
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Jacob Wigle serves in a business development and origination capacity for Broadmark Realty Capital. Jacob originally joined Broadmark in 2018. Prior to joining Broadmark, he held several roles in the real estate finance industry including loan ori...Read More

Jefferson Cary
Jefferson Cary
Head of Origination, Southeast
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Jefferson Cary serves in a business development and origination capacity for Broadmark Realty Capital in Atlanta, Georgia. Prior to joining Broadmark in 2021, he held several roles in the residential real estate industry, including single-family a...Read More

Ryan Good
Ryan Good
Head of Origination, South Florida
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Ryan Good serves in a business development and origination capacity for Broadmark Realty Capital. Ryan began his career in investment management and was a co-founder of the Oregon State Investment Group. Ryan has worked in several capacities in co...Read More

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Meet Our Support Team

Daniel Hirsty
Daniel Hirsty
National Head of Asset Management

Dan Hirsty is the National Head of Asset Management of Broadmark Realty Capital. Mr. Hirsty has been with Broadmark Realty Capital since 2017. In his previous role, he was responsible for monitoring the portfolio’s performance, market resear...Read More

Conor Law
Conor Law
Chief Accounting Officer

Conor Law is the Chief Accounting Officer at Broadmark. He oversees the loan and general ledger accounting teams, SEC reporting, taxation, treasury, and ensures compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) by maintaining effective internal control...Read More

Qing Wen
Qing Wen
Director, Financial Planning & Analysis

Qing Wen joined Broadmark Realty Capital in March 2020, as the Director of Financial Planning & Analysis. Before Broadmark, she was the Director of Analytics for Oak Harbor Capital, a private equity firm investing in mortgage-backed loans. The...Read More

Janet Rockas
Janet Rockas
Director, Human Resources

Janet Rockas started her career with Broadmark Realty Capital in November of 2018. She brings over two decades of knowledge and experience as a professional in Human Resources. Her compassion and devotion to the business and our employees sets her...Read More

Una Klingbeil
Una Klingbeil
Director, Loan Operations

Una Klingbeil has served as Collateral Manager at Broadmark since September 2014. Her duties include monitoring loan maturities and insurance coverage, drafting amendment documents, ordering appraisals, interest billing, and providing support to t...Read More

Stace Schiefelbein
Stace Schiefelbein
Director, Marketing

Stace Schiefelbein joined Broadmark in 2022 as the Director of Marketing. Over the last ten years, Stace has found herself in leadership roles in sales, marketing, and business development in the real estate and mortgage industries. Her experience...Read More

Brandy Howard
Brandy Howard
Assistant Director, Loan Accounting

Brandy Howard joined Broadmark Realty Capital in August 2020 as the Assistant Director of Loan Accounting. Prior to joining Broadmark, she was the Assistant Vice President of Investor Reporting for GM Financial where she was responsible for the ...Read More

Elizabeth Huang
Elizabeth Huang
Senior Commercial Loan Closer

Elizabeth Huang creates loan documents and manages Broadmark Realty Capital relations with title and escrow, insuring that loan transactions close smoothly.

Alex Mundy
Alex Mundy
Portfolio Manager, Pacific Northwest & Southwest

Alex Mundy is responsible for managing the Pacific Northwest & Southwest regional portfolios. He started his commercial real estate career as an appraiser at McKee Appraisal in 2008, followed by six years as a multifamily loan originator at J...Read More

Andrew Gunnison
Andrew Gunnison
Portfolio Manager, Mountain West

Andrew Gunnison is a portfolio analyst and loan underwriter for Broadmark Realty Capital. When he’s not assisting in the underwriting process, he works closely with current borrowers ensuring that the funding process is going smoothly and th...Read More

Jane Lauw-Tran
Jane Lauw-Tran
Accountant

Jane Lauw-Tran is a member of the Broadmark Realty Capital accounting team.  Prior to joining the team in 2018, Jane worked as a project manager and operations manager in the Financial Technology industry. She attended the University of Washingto...Read More

Mahbuba Ehsani
Mahbuba Ehsani
Construction Draw Specialist

Mahbuba works as a Construction Draw Specialist, ensuring quick and timely distribution of draw funds. Mahbuba joined Broadmark at the end of 2021. Before that, Mahbuba worked as an AR/AP specialist at the Space Needle for five years. Mahbuba hold...Read More

Karina Khamidullina
Karina Khamidullina
Commercial Loan Closer

Karina Khamidullina joined Broadmark in June 2021 as a Commercial Loan Closer focusing on the Mountain West region. Karina has been a litigation paralegal in the Seattle area for over 8 years. She brings experience in judicial and non-judicial for...Read More

Olesya Voronina
Olesya Voronina
Credit Analyst

Olesya joined Broadmark in January 2021 as a Commercial Loan Specialist, where she processed payoffs and assisted with other loan operating tasks. In November 2021, she was promoted to Credit Analyst. Olesya graduated from the University of Washin...Read More

Katherine Hoffmann
Katherine Hoffmann
Commercial Real Estate Loan Administrator

Katherine (Kat) Hoffmann is a Seattle native who joined Broadmark in July 2018 as a Construction Loan Analyst. Ms. Hoffmann began her career in residential mortgage and has experience in both Operations and Sales. She looks forward to furthering h...Read More

Casey O'Connor
Casey O'Connor
Credit & Finance Analyst

Casey O’Connor is one of our underwriters at Broadmark Realty Capital. Before joining the team, he was a licensed commercial real estate appraiser and analyst. He attended the University of Washington, and in his spare time likes going to th...Read More

Kathy Benet
Kathy Benet
Executive Assistant

Kathy Benet is the executive assistant to Broadmark Realty Capital’s Chairman of the Board, Jeffrey Pyatt. She has years of experience as an administrative professional in the financial services, retail, and wireless industries. She and her husb...Read More

Eric Strauss
Eric Strauss
Financial Planning & Analysis Associate

Prior to Broadmark Realty Capital, I worked as a Financial Analyst and Accountant in the Healthcare industry. I attended the University of California, Davis where I earned my Bachelor’s in Economics. I reside in South Seattle and in my free time...Read More

Ifrah Mohamed
Ifrah Mohamed
Human Resources Business Partner

Ifrah Mohamed is Broadmark Realty Capitals’ Assistant Human Resources Business Partner to the Director of Human Resources. Her expertise is in various administrative services to support HR operations. A graduate of the University of Washington, ...Read More

Taylor Ubnoske
Taylor Ubnoske
Loan Accountant

Taylor joined the Broadmark team in 2019 as an Investor Operations and Accounting Associate. In 2021, she became a Loan Accountant. In this role, she supports the loan accounting team by updating loan ledgers, recording new loans, and looking over...Read More

Barry Moala
Barry Moala
Loan Accounting Analyst

Barry Moala joined the Broadmark team in 2018. Barry is a member of the accounting team, overseeing new loans entered into our accounting system, loan interest billing and collections, and customer support to our borrower’s loan accounting inqui...Read More

Laurie Soloway
Laurie Soloway
Sr. Associate Commercial Loan Closer

Laurie Soloway is one of Broadmark Realty Capital’s loan processors for properties, focusing mainly in the Mid-Atlantic United States. Prior to joining the firm, Laurie was a commercial title coordinator in the title insurance industry. Her ...Read More

Lindsey Vergosen
Lindsey Vergosen
Commercial Real Estate Loan Administrator

Lindsey Vergosen joined the Broadmark team in 2020 as a Construction Draw Specialist. Prior to joining, Lindsey spent 6 years as a Portfolio Analyst / Secondary Management position at another Seattle lending company. There she managed the pledging...Read More

Melissa Aeschliman, CPA
Melissa Aeschliman, CPA
Senior Financial Reporting Accountant

Melissa Aeschliman joined Broadmark Realty Capital in September 2020 as a Loan Accounting Analyst. She began her career at Ernst & Young in Seattle where she performed both private non-integrated audits and integrated audits for a handful of F...Read More

Matt Hittson
Matt Hittson
Managing Director, VP Originations - Central

Matt Hittson is the Lead Analyst for Broadmark Realty Capital. His responsibilities include loan underwriting and portfolio management. Originally from the Philadelphia area, he attended Bucknell University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science...Read More

Maura Ceccoli
Maura Ceccoli
Accountant

Maura Ceccoli grew up in San Francisco, moved to Seattle, and in 2018 joined Broadmark Realty Capital as part of the accounting team. She primarily works in treasury and with the loan management group. She received her B.B.A. in Banking and Financ...Read More

Michael Khan
Michael Khan
Underwriting Analyst

Michael Khan joined Broadmark Realty Capital in 2020 as an underwriting analyst for the Pacific Northwest region. He previously worked in the Aviation Finance industry and has moved to the Pacific Northwest from the New York City Area. He is origi...Read More

Rachel Meaux
Rachel Meaux
Commercial Loan Closer

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Rachel Wheeler
Rachel Wheeler
Administrative Assistant / Receptionist

Rachel Wheeler has been apart of the Broadmark team since April 2018. Her duties include record keeping, coordinating meetings and conferences, obtaining and ordering supplies, sorting/distributing mail, and other various tasks. Her previous exper...Read More

Russell Cole
Russell Cole
Construction Draw Specialist

Russell Cole is a Construction Draw Specialist for Broadmark. A graduate of Eastern Washington University with a degree in Business Administration – Finance/Economics, he has previously spent five years as a mortgage originator, wholesaling ...Read More

Shivam Patel
Shivam Patel
Underwriting Analyst

Shiv Patel is an Underwriting Analyst overseeing the Mid-Atlantic region. Prior to joining Broadmark, he has spent 8 years in several capacities including lending, acquisitions, and capital markets. He graduated from the University of Maryland. In...Read More

Shuchen Li
Shuchen Li
Accountant

Shuchuen Li joined Broadmark Realty Capital as an accountant in 2020. She majored in finance and economics in college, and worded for five years in China. After moving to the U.S. in 2017, she got her CPA and CFA. On her own time, she likes Legos ...Read More

Stephanie Spencer
Stephanie Spencer
Accountant and A/P & Payroll Specialist

Stephanie has been part of the accounting team at Broadmark since September of 2018. She oversees accounts payable and payroll. Prior to joining Broadmark, Stephanie worked in accounting in property management/development and in the hospitality in...Read More

Stephanie Jenkins
Stephanie Jenkins
Asset Manager

Stephanie Jenkins joined Broadmark Realty Capital as asset manager in 2020. A graduate of the University of Washington, she has over 20 years of real estate development, operations, and management experience in the Pacific Northwest. She is a moth...Read More

Lukas Kaaz
Lukas Kaaz
Construction Draw Specialist

Lukas works in the Construction Draws department, ensuring quick and timely distribution of draw funds. Lukas joined Broadmark in 2021. Prior to that, Lukas has worked in the financial services industry, both on the sales side and the operations s...Read More

Mayuri Patel
Mayuri Patel
Construction Draw Specialist

Mayuri works in the Construction Draws department, ensuring quick and timely distribution of draw funds. Mayuri joined Broadmark in 2022. Prior to that, she worked in operations within several industries. Mayuri attended the University of Nevada R...Read More

Solomon Nijraini
Solomon Nijraini
Construction Draw Specialist

Solomon Nijraini is a construction draw specialist on our loan team. A graduate of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, his professional experience is in residential mortgage lending, most recently at Wells Fargo and Boeing Employees Cr...Read More

Antoine Riem
Antoine Riem
Underwriter

Antoine joined Broadmark in 2022 as an Underwriting Analyst. He moved to Seattle from Paris in the summer of 2021. Before moving to the US, Antoine worked as a Real Estate Structured Finance Manager, underwriting loans in the hospitality sector in...Read More

Milen Araya
Milen Araya
Underwriter

Milen joined Broadmark in 2021 as an Underwriting Analyst. Originally from Vancouver, B.C., Milen brings over five years of finance industry experience. In 2017, Milen moved to Seattle with her husband to enjoy cooking and exploring the PNW and be...Read More

Devin Bertke
Devin Bertke
Underwriting Analyst

Devin Bertke joined the team on August 13, 2020, as an underwriting analyst for the Southeast region. Prior to joining Broadmark, he served as the Director of Development at Roberts Properties, where he assisted with the development, construction,...Read More

William Nelson
William Nelson
Underwriting Analyst

William Nelson joined the Broadmark team in 2021 as an Underwriting Analyst. He’s originally from Denver but went to the University of Arizona in Tucson to obtain his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics. After completing school he returned to Denve...Read More

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