Highly rated real estate investment platform PeerStreet has hired two new executives with extensive experience in the financial services and real estate sectors. PeerStreet reports that Ellen Coleman has joined the platform as Executive Vice President of Finance. Additionally, Bob Brown has been hired as Executive Vice President of Finance & Corporate Development.
Before PeerStreet, Coleman held positions as Managing Director at Countrywide Financial Corp, Treasurer at Stearns Lending, and Executive Vice President and Treasurer at both Nationstar Mortgage and Homeward Residential, Inc.
Brown was previously a Senior Managing Director in FBR’s Financial Services Investment Banking division.
Five year old PeerStreet continues to grow and has made mulitple hires in the past 12 months. PeerStreet has now facilitated over $1.7 billion in real estate loans as of January 1, 2019.
PeerStreet now employs over 185 full-time staff, and doubled its office footprint this February to accommodate the company’s momentum and accelerated growth plans.
“These are particularly exciting hires for us, because they build upon the strong financial foundation we’ve already set, while better preparing us for our growth trajectory—in 2019 and beyond,” commented Brew Johnson, co-founder and CEO of PeerStreet. “We’re at a place now where we need this level of specialized, senior talent, and we’ve found that with Ellen and Bob.”