Origin Investments hires managing director

Brady Dawson has joined Origin Investments as the new managing director of debt financing, the company announced Thursday.

Dawson has 17 years of experience within global structured finance companies and is part of a long-term plan by Origin to expand its investment offerings. Dawson brings expertise in debt origination and loan structuring along with value-add lending secured by core property types and niche assets.

Most recently Dawson was a senior vice president in the Real Estate Merchant Banking division of Wells Fargo bank. In that role he collaborated with internal commercial real estate teams to source, underwrite and structure subordinate debt, joint venture equity investments, loan acquisitions and note financing. He also managed a $1 billion portfolio of acquired loans and credits serving as collateral. He also had previous experience at GE’s Strategic Captial Group and Heller Financial.