Fairway America names Erica England, CPA, Director of Fund Administration
PORTLAND, OR (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 - Fairway America, LLC (“Fairway”), a Portland OR based real estate asset based advisory and investment firm, is pleased to announce the appointment of Erica England, CPA as Director of Fund Administration. Erica comes to Fairway from JCR Capital, a Denver based middle market commercial real estate finance company, where she served as Chief Compliance Officer and Controller.
Erica has worked in the private equity industry since 2006, when she joined The Carlyle Group in Washington D.C. as a Senior Accountant for their Internal Co-investment division, and was subsequently promoted to a Corporate Accounting Manager. Prior to joining Carlyle, Erica worked as a CPA for Gabler Molis & Company CPAs, PA. She graduated from Boston University with a degree in accounting.
“We are excited to welcome Erica to the team,” said Fairway’s CEO Matt Burk. “Erica is an excellent strategic hire for our firm’s growing Fund Administration practice as well as for our own proprietary small balance real estate funds. She brings a wealth of knowledge that will benefit all aspects of the accounting, finance, and compliance functions.”
Erica was excited to find the opening with Fairway when she decided to relocate to Portland. “I am thrilled to take on this remarkable opportunity to work with Fairway, a pioneer and leader in the small balance real estate fund space,” she said. “It is a pleasure to work at a firm where I am able to leverage my extensive real estate finance background, exercise my entrepreneurial mindset, and learn new things on a daily basis, all while being surrounded by a world class team.”
Erica reports to Lance Pederson, Fairway’s Chief Operations Officer and a principal of the firm. “Erica’s knowledge of the private equity fund space and her deep accounting skills will bring tremendous value to both our clients and our company,” said Pederson. “With the number of new clients we are currently onboarding, the addition of someone with her credentials is a great advantage in helping us effectively manage our growth. We couldn’t be more excited to have her join the team.”
Fairway America is the widely recognized market leader in the field of Small Balance Real Estate (SBRE), providing a comprehensive range of products and services to SBRE fund managers, syndicators, private lenders and other dealmakers including fund creation and advisory, fund administration, capital raise strategy, an online marketplace and more. Fairway also manages two proprietary 506 Reg. D funds that invest in a wide variety of SBRE deals including other SBRE funds, real estate secured loans, direct equity in real estate, participations and syndications, and other real estate asset based strategies. Fairway’s highly unique business model has rapidly made it the No. 1 resource in the world to help SBRE entrepreneurs nationwide improve, capitalize and grow their businesses in ways no other single resource does.
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