ReadyCap Commercial, LLC, has hired Mark Blaha as a director of originations to expand the Bridge Lending team in Chicago and the Midwest. The Bridge Lending Team is headquartered at the Sutherland Asset Management offices in New York; ReadyCap Commercial has also expanded in the last year with the opening of a California office to cover the West Coast.
Blaha comes to the ReadyCap Commercial Bridge Lending Team with more than 7 years of commercial real estate lending and finance experience in the Chicago and Midwest markets, where he previously served as assistant vice president, commercial banker at MB Financial Bank. With Blaha joining the team, a ReadyCap Bridge Lending office has opened in Chicago to broaden its presence in the region.
The opening of the new Chicago office and additional team members in New York and Chicago will grow the nationwide Bridge Lending platform. Led by Managing Director David Cohen, based in New York City, the ReadyCap Bridge Lending team has grown to maintain a strong presence from coast to coast.