George W. Banks
Mr. Banks is a co-founder and principal of Priderock Capital Partners, a real estate asset management company focused on acquiring and repositioning value-add/distressed real estate assets. As general contractor and realtor, he built his first development in 1973, and has developed, constructed, and financed over 30,000 multi-family units including 2,000,000 sq. ft. of commercial, single family and multi-family projects in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas, Virginia, and Washington DC. Mr. Banks has extensive experience in structuring complex real estate financing including the formation of joint ventures, private equity structures and partnership financing. Since 2000, Mr. Banks has been a sponsor/partner in multi-family real estate ventures representing an aggregate total capitalization in excess of $2 billion. Mr. Banks was also the sponsor/principal of 70 joint ventures with project partners including ING, Lehman, GE Pension Trust, RREEF, Deutsche Bank, Fidelity Investments, and the State of Michigan Retirement System. Mr. Banks is a graduate of California State University and graduated from The Harvard Business School Executive Program.