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Nicholas Gesue

Chief Credit Officer

Columbus, OH

4200 Regent St.
Suite 200
Columbus, OH 43219

(614) 944-5778



Nicholas Gesue is the chief credit officer (CCO) of ORIX Real Estate Capital (OREC), the combined company of Lancaster Pollard, RED Capital Group and Hunt Real Estate Capital.

In his prior role as chief executive officer (CEO) at Lancaster Pollard and OREC, Mr. Gesue was responsible for the management and strategic direction of the company. During his tenure at Lancaster Pollard, which began in 2000 as an intern, he played an instrumental role in the development of the firm’s credit and execution capabilities, its emergence as the top-ranked FHA Lean senior living lender, the expansion of its M&A group and balance sheet lending operations, and the creation of its Propero Seniors Housing Equity Fund. He has extensive experience managing a high performance team, leading corporate initiatives and providing transactional advice to all the firm’s deal types.

He received his bachelor’s degree in economics from Denison University in Granville, Ohio.

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