Prior to co-founding Crescent Growth Capital, Eric Finley served as Vice President at Capital One, N.A., as part of the Debt Capital Markets group. This group developed Capital One’s New Markets Tax Credit (“NMTC”) product line, resulting in the closing of over $380 million in NMTC financings. Mr. Finley was also involved in the formation of, and served as an officer for, Capital One Community Renewal Fund, LLC, a Community Development Entity which received NMTC allocations from the United States Treasury totaling $160 million. Mr. Finley served as an officer on Capital One Public Funding, LLC, which managed over $1 billion in tax exempt bonds. Before Capital One’s acquisition of Hibernia National Bank, Mr. Finley was a Senior Financial Analyst/Junior Investment Banker for Hibernia Southcoast Capital’s Public Finance division.
From 2002 to 2004, Mr. Finley worked at CSG Advisors in Atlanta, financial advisors to state and local governments, public agencies, non-profit corporations, financial institutions and real estate development firms. Mr. Finley structured over $2 billion in taxable and tax-exempt single-family and multi-family housing mortgage revenue bond financings on both a negotiated and competitive basis. Prior to CSG Advisors, Mr. Finley worked at Lend Lease Real Estate Investments, a real estate investment manager overseeing $39 billion in real estate and mortgages for institutional and private clients. Mr. Finley was part of the Corporate Finance division tasked with ongoing internal profitability analysis/tracking of investor performance returns for all real estate assets: Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities, Real Estate Investment Trusts, private debt and equity real estate funds.
Mr. Finley received his B.S.B.A in Finance with a minor in Economics from the University of Florida in 1998.