TOWER CAPITAL, a commercial real estate structured finance firm, announces that Jason Bates has joined the firm’s Phoenix office as Vice President. In his new position, Mr. Bates will be originating debt and equity for commercial real estate property owners.
Prior to joining Tower Capital, Jason was a Senior Vice President at FirstBank Holding Company, a $16B financial institution based in Lakewood, Colorado. During his over 10 years at FirstBank, Jason was a senior lender focusing on all segments of the market. Through this experience, he has a strong understanding of debt structure and underwriting.
Jason is actively involved with his church and the Valley of the Sun YMCA. He graduated with a Masters of Science in Personal Financial Planning and a dual degree in Business Administration from Texas Tech University with an emphasis in finance and economics.
Commenting about the addition of Mr. Bates to the firm, Adam Finkel, Tower’s Principal, stated, “We are extremely excited to add Mr. Bates to our growing team. His deep experience in the banking industry, coupled with his expertise in SWAP loans, will be a valuable asset to the firm and its clients.”