Doug Smith
Director of Underwriting

Direct 954.326.9254

Doug has a significant professional career in the real estate, lending and technology industries going back over 35 years.  His most recent experience includes commercial real estate sale and leasing transactions and lending opportunities in the industrial, office and multifamily sectors.  Doug’s transactional efforts provide an effective combination of real estate fundamentals expertise, analysis, pre-underwriting, deal definition and transaction management, with impeccable attention to detail.

Doug currently works with a leading South Florida based commercial real estate broker, with projects spanning from local multi-tenant industrial/office facilities to nationally based institutional investment real estate assets and clients. Prior assignments included a principal, co-founding position with a real estate advisory group focused on the sale and purchase of commercial assets and loans.

Prior to this, Doug worked with several local mortgage lenders active in Florida and the Southeast.  In addition to loan originations, he advised on underwriting standards, processing and closing procedures.

In the real estate and lending areas, Doug has closed or facilitated transactions totally over $250 million.

Earlier in Doug’s career, he was a Customer Services Director and Project Manager in the telecommunications hardware and software industry, formulating, leading, managing and supporting many “cradle to grave” development projects for international technology companies.

Doug holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University and a Florida Real Estate License.