Lotus Capital Partners, LLC
ABOUT THE COMPANYLotus Capital Partners, LLC (\Lotus\) is a boutique real estateinvestment banking firm focused on commercial real estate finance.Lotus exists to execute on a single mission: to intermediatecapital on behalf of its clients. We implement this mission throughour two business lines: A) Debt Placement, serving real estateowners and developers by raising capital for their commercial realestate transactions; and B) Loan Sales and Distribution, servinglenders and investors looking to dispose of their positions inA-notes, mezzanine debt and whole loans. Together, our two businesslines serve to provide owners of real estate assets or debtproducts with services and strategies that require capital marketsaccess and expertise.Founded in 2016, Lotus is the fastest growing real estatecapital advisory firm in the U.S. and is on track to arrange around$1.5 billion of financings in 2018. The leaders of Lotus arerespected veterans of the commercial real estate community, havingheld leadership positions at top financial institutions includingCredit Suisse, Cantor Fitzgerald, Merrill Lynch and BlackRock.Senior management has had direct involvement in over $40 billion ofcommercial real estate financings.Lotus' closed transactions have spanned two continents andinclude some of the highest profile financings in the region,including a $400 million construction loan in Boca Raton (Florida'slargest financing of 2017 and REFI's 2018 Multifamily \Deal of theYear\), and a $237 million ultra-luxury condo-inventory loan inBelgravia, London.Lotus believes there are significant debt placementopportunities in South Florida which can be realized by connectinglocal and regional developers with out-of-state capital. Floridabanks have tightened their lending parameters, leaving localsponsors and developers in need of options to capitalize theircurrent and future projects. Over the past 12 months, Lotus hasinvested heavily in marketing its brand and capital solutions toSouth Florida sponsors and developers. Lotus is poised to arrange$500 million for Florida sponsors in 2018 - all of which will besourced from outside of the state. This unrivaled access to capitalis a result of over 20 years of established relationships and debtplaced among over 200 foreign and domestic capital sources.JOBDESCRIPTIONThis is a unique opportunity for an experienced ManagingDirector \/ Origination Banker to be central to a rapidly expandingplatform's strategy to continue penetrating a marketplace. Lotus isseeking to hire an experienced Managing Director \/ OriginationBanker with proven capabilities in securing financing mandates. Thecandidate will leverage his\/her established client relationships tooriginate fixed\/floating debt and equity placement mandates with aprimary focus on Florida. The candidate may also leverage Lotus'capital markets and distribution expertise, select existing Floridarelationships, and other targeted client relationships.The ideal candidate is seeking a meaningful opportunity toincrease their personal impact within a firm. In this case, joiningone of the fastest growing capital arranging firms in the nation asan early-stage and defining member. The role is also suited for a\360 banker\, one with the entrepreneurial desire andcapabilities to secure additional mandates from Lotus' (a) LoanSales & Distribution practice, and (b) forthcoming Restructuringpractice. Together, these businesses offer candidates additionalmethods of compensation and an opportunity rarely offered tobankers elsewhere in the industry: the security of a dynamic rolethat provides counter-cyclical cash flow and strong relevance inthe market regardless of the point in the cycle.RESPONSIBILITIESUtilize his\/her established book of business to secure debt andequity placement mandates nationwide with a primary focus on SouthFloridaUtilize Lotus' established South Florida book of business tooriginate and execute financing mandatesImplement and maintain a business development plan to identifyand execute on new and evolving client relationshipsBe responsible for seeing mandates through to successfulclosing, utilizing experience and judgement to minimize executionrisk along the wayConstantly engage in client-facing activities such asindividual meetings, networking events, and prominent industryconferencesQUALIFICATIONSEstablished book of direct client business primarily amongborrowers in FloridaThorough understanding of the origination, execution andclosing processStrong real estate experience supported by a deep track recordin transition and structural financingsExceptional ability to 'bank' clients by understanding theirchallenges and possessing the ability to solve them throughinnovation and relationship managementRecent experience in the CRE debt and equity marketplaceExceptional analytical and problem-solving skillsExceptional attention to detailSelf-motivated professional able to lead an experienced anddynamic support teamExcellent communication and interpersonal skills with a provenability to communicate ideas and solutions to decision makersBENEFITSCompetitive and uncapped pay structure based onperformanceCost allowancesHealthcare \/ Benefits (401K, medical, dental, vision, amongstothers)Read more about Lotus in the news: We greatly appreciate your interest. Please send all resumesto Lotus provides equal employment opportunity to all persons. Noemployee or applicant for employment will be discriminated againstbecause of race, creed, origin, marital status, sexual orientation,age, otherwise qualified disabled or veteran status or any othercharacteristic protected by law.
Lotus Capital Partners, LLC