Ted Meylor is chairman of ORIX Real Estate Capital (OREC), the combined company of Hunt Real Estate Capital, RED Capital Group and Lancaster Pollard. He is primarily engaged in the strategic direction of the company, retaining top talent and recruiting to expand the company’s production and credit teams, representing the firm with the GSE’s and developing new business opportunities. He joined the predecessor company, RED Capital Group, in 2014.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Meylor was a senior consultant to Aozora Bank in New York, establishing and managing a commercial real estate finance team growing a multi-billion dollar portfolio of commercial real estate loans to top sponsors for class A and trophy properties across the top markets in the US.
Mr. Meylor spent 16 years at Lehman Brothers in the global real estate finance group, investing the firm’s capital in senior, mezzanine and equity commercial real estate assets. Earlier he was the CEO of Lehman Brothers Bank, FSB, a $20 billion federal savings bank providing alternative funding sources to Lehman through Federal Home Loan Bank financing, certificates of deposit and client deposits.
He started his career at HSBC in a variety of management positions in New York, London and Hong Kong. He is a graduate of St. Bonaventure University.