SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Colony American Finance (“CAF”) announced today that Ryan McBride has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer. In this newly created position, Mr. McBride will be responsible for daily operations of the company, reporting to President Beth O’Brien. Colony American Finance provides acquisition financing and loans for investor-owned single family rental portfolios. CAF is the single family lending unit of Colony American Homes (“CAH”), a market leader in the acquisition, ownership, renovation, leasing and management of single-family residential homes in the United States.
Mr. McBride, 44, is moving to Colony American Finance after spending the last two years at CAH where he was responsible for leading CAH acquisition efforts as well as overall operational activities in his role as Executive Vice President-Acquisitions. Prior to joining CAH, he was a Senior Managing Director at Carrington Investment Services, LLC from 2010 to 2012, responsible for directing the firm's single-family residential rental strategy, capital formation and evaluating merger and acquisition opportunities. Earlier, Mr. McBride worked in investment banking at J.P. Morgan. He received his M.B.A. in Finance from The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and his B.B.A. in Finance from The College of William and Mary.
Beth O’Brien, President of CAF, said, “This is a natural transition for Ryan and we are delighted to welcome him to an official role at CAF. He has been actively involved with our activities since CAF was founded earlier this year, and the leadership and oversight he provided while helping to build and scale the acquisition efforts of CAH will prove equally valuable to the single family lending business.”
“I look forward to working with Beth and the team as we expand our efforts to provide acquisition capital and long term financing to investors in single family homes,” said Mr. McBride.
About Colony American Finance
Colony American Finance (www.colonyamericanfinance.com) makes commercial loans to investors of tenant-occupied single-family rental properties. Based in Santa Monica, CA, the firm provides funds for acquisition, renovation or other financing products to meet the specific needs of single-family rental investors across the United States.