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Head of Underwriting and Transaction Management

Brad Donaldson

Head of Underwriting and Transaction Management

Brad Donaldson is a Director and Head of Underwriting and Transaction Management for the Commercial Real Estate (CRE) Lending Business at Amherst Capital Management.  In this role, Brad is responsible for overseeing the underwriting of all new originations and managing the closing and diligence process.

Prior to joining Amherst Capital, Brad was a SVP, Originations at CapitalSource, a Division of Pacific Western Bank.  In this role he was responsible for underwriting and managing the closing process for $1.8 billion of middle market real estate bridge loans.  Brad joined CapitalSource in 2002 in the Commercial Real Estate Portfolio Management group and he was responsible for managing this group from 2006 – 2013.

 Prior to joining CapitalSource, Brad was part of the treasury and accounting group at Mills Corporation, a regional mall REIT.  Brad began his career with local accounting firms focused on serving real estate developers. 

Brad holds an MBA from the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business, and a BS in accounting from Radford University.   


Commercial Real Estate Lending