H. Wayne Griest Managing Director
Wayne serves as Managing Director of the Florida office, overseeing a team of originators and underwriters in the negotiation and placement of all commercial real estate financing for the firm.
Wayne has more than 30 years of banking and commercial real estate lending experience, earning him wide recognition in the industry. His extensive background includes experience as a commercial mortgage banker, senior CRE lender, community bank CEO, and CFO of a regional residential and commercial developer. Wayne is well-versed in all aspects of the commercial real estate sector and is proficient in providing solutions for all types of financing requests. His valuable experience and knowledge allow him to locate proper funding sources and negotiate the most favorable terms to ensure an effective and timely closing.