Our success depends on the passion and expertise of our team

Our success depends on our team. We pursue exceptional results by empowering our people to take ownership of the outcomes they achieve. We foster commitment, creativity, and teamwork.

Close

Billy Meyer

Mr. Meyer joined Columbia Pacific Advisors in 2011 to assist in growing & managing the Real Estate Lending strategy. In his role, Billy is primarily responsible for the business development team and structuring and originating loans. Previously, Mr. Meyer was an investments sales broker with the Tax Credit Group of Marcus & Millichap focused on selling affordable housing apartments through the country.  Later, Mr. Meyer joined Holland Partners and represented the equity for acquisitions of value-add apartments in the Northwest. Throughout his tenure, Mr. Meyer participated in the sale or acquisition of over 7,000 units across the country plus originated over $1 billion in bridge loans. Mr. Meyer played collegiate golf and graduated from Western Washington University with a degree in Business Administration. Billy is also Chairman of the annual Montlake Club golf tournament, a member of the Next Generation real estate group in Seattle and volunteers for the Seattle Brain Cancer Walk.

billym@columbiapacific.com | (206) 734-3979

 

Close

Brad Shain

Brad Shain joined Columbia Pacific Advisors in 2011 to manage the Direct Lending strategy. He has 30 years of experience evaluating various private commercial credit opportunities both personally and professionally. Previously, he was Co-founder, President and CEO of Maxit Financial from inception in 1993 to its successful $75 million acquisition by Cash America (NYSE: CSH) in October 2010 for cash and stock.  Brad graduated from the University of Utah with a B.S in Applied Physics and a minor in Math.

brads@columbiapacific.com | (206) 576-0092

Close

Cory Lanman

Cory Lanman joined Columbia Pacific Advisors in 2022 as a Senior Vice President for the Real Estate Lending strategy.  Cory has over 15 years experience in commercial real estate finance most recently with KeyBank’s Commercial Mortgage Group as a Senior Mortgage Banker and Program Manager providing long term debt options on commercial and multifamily properties through multiple capital market channels. Cory also spent several years a Relationship Manager with KeyBank’s Income Property Group focusing on construction loans, bridge loans and short term balance sheet loans. Cory graduated from Seattle Pacific University with a degree in Economics and Business Administration minor.

Close

Dexter Tang

Dexter Tang joined Columbia Pacific Advisors in 2019 to provide underwriting support for the Real Estate Lending team. He previously was a Credit Analyst at Washington Federal Bank in their Seattle Commercial Real Estate team underwriting deals for income properties. Prior to banking, Dexter spent time working in government and political campaigns and spent his last year in college interning at the Seattle Mayor’s Office. Dexter also serves on the boards of two local nonprofits. He holds a B.A. in Business Administration from the University of Washington.

dextert@columbiapacific.com | (206) 279-4395

Close

Kari Luttinen

Kari Luttinen joined Columbia Pacific Advisors in 2015 with the Real Estate Lending strategy. Currently, she is Vice President of Loan Origination, focusing on loan production and business development of the Lending strategy. She has also worked in underwriting and analyst roles prior. Previously, Kari was an intern for Columbia Pacific Management, Columbia Pacific Advisors, and Silvaris Corporation, respectively. A Seattle native, Kari played Division I basketball at the University of Portland where she earned All-Academic in the conference for 3 consecutive years. Kari graduated from the University of Portland Pamplin School of Business with a degree in Finance. Additionally, she completed her Certificate in Commercial Real Estate at the University of Washington in 2019.

karil@columbiapacific.com | (206) 294-7932

Close

Kevin Quinn

Kevin Quinn joined Columbia Pacific Advisors in 2013 and is Managing Director of the Direct Real Estate Lending platforms overseeing operations, banking, strategic growth, loan underwriting, and loan portfolio management. Kevin joined in 2013 with a background in commercial & industrial lending (business/corporate lending) and commercial real estate lending. His experience includes management, loan structuring, loan workout and special asset management, foreclosures, bankruptcies, real estate litigation, debt restructuring, CREO, commercial and industrial lending, corporate and middle market banking, asset-based lending, and equipment lease financing/brokering. Kevin graduated with a B.A. from the University of Washington.

kevinq@columbiapacific.com | (206) 576-0082

Close

Kjerstin Scanlan

Kjerstin Scanlan joined Columbia Pacific Advisors in 2019 as the Office Manager. She now oversees the marketing efforts of the Real Estate Lending strategy. Prior to joining CPA, Kjerstin worked as a Financial Representative for Northwestern Mutual and interned for Columbia Pacific Management. Born and raised in Seattle, Kjerstin graduated from the University of Washington’s Foster School of Business with a degree in Marketing and a certificate from the Professional Sales Program.

Close

Morgan Barnes

Morgan Barnes joined Columbia Pacific Advisors in November 2018 as a Credit Analyst for our Real Estate Lending strategy. Morgan’s experience includes an internship at Columbia Pacific Management, followed by 3 years at HomeStreet Bank including positions as a Production Analyst in their Commercial Real Estate group, and more recently as a Credit Reporting Analyst in their Credit Policy & Risk Analytics group. Morgan graduated from the University of Washington in 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with concentrations in both Finance and Information Systems. She also holds a Certificate in Commercial Real Estate from the University of Washington.

morganb@columbiapacific.com | (206) 279-3783

 

Close

Rob Hackleman

Rob Hackleman joined Columbia Pacific Advisors in 2021 to assist with underwriting for the Real Estate Lending team. Rob’s experience spans across various roles within commercial real estate, including construction, development, asset management, and investment sales. He has held positions with Broadshore Capital Partners, Newmark, and Mack Real Estate Development. Most recently, Rob was an Asset Manager for Broadshore Capital Partners overseeing a portfolio of multifamily and net-lease industrial assets. Rob graduated from University of Washington in 2007 with a B.S. in Construction Management and earned his MBA from University of Washington’s Foster School of Business in 2013.

Close

Rob Shields

Rob Shields joined Columbia Pacific Advisors in 2017 as a Senior Underwriter for the Real Estate Lending strategy. Mr. Shields has over 10 years of diverse experience within the banking and finance sectors, holding various roles of increasing responsibility with Washington Trust Bank, Sterling Bank, Umpqua Bank, and PACCAR Financial Corporation.  Rob’s experience spans a variety of sectors including  agricultural finance, commercial and industrial lending, corporate and middle market banking, collateral based lending, international trade finance, private banking, and investor real estate. Rob graduated from Whitworth University in 2006 with B.A. in Business Management and earned his MBA from Gonzaga University in 2012.

Close

Robert Barnes

Robert Barnes joined Columbia Pacific Advisors in 2016 as an Asset and Underwriting Manager for the Real Estate Lending strategy team. Robert has over 20 years of international experience, mostly with the Macquarie Group, in commercial real estate finance in various areas including workouts, asset and portfolio management, underwriting and operations. Originally from Australia, Robert graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Commerce degree with a concentration in finance and law.

robertb@columbiapacific.com | (206) 576-0093

Close

Ryan Johnson

Ryan Johnson joined Columbia Pacific Advisors in 2021 as a Senior Asset Manager for our Real Estate Lending Strategy. Ryan has over 10 years of experience in real estate lending, including term, bridge, and construction financing. He recently held positions in underwriting and portfolio management in the construction and development divisions at U.S. Bank and Banner Bank. Ryan graduated from Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas with a B.A. in Business Administration with concentrations in finance and economics.

Close

Scott Schneider

Scott Schneider joined Columbia Pacific Advisors in 2015 as a Senior Underwriter for our Real Estate Lending strategy. Scott has over 10 years of diverse experience within commercial real estate, having functioned as a banker, developer, and asset manager for companies including US Bank, Macquarie Bank, and Merrill Gardens/Pillar Properties. A Northwest native from Bellevue, Scott graduated from Western Washington University with a degree in Business Administration and concentrations in finance and marketing.

scotts@columbiapacific.com | (206) 576-0770

Close

Will Nelson

Will Nelson joined Columbia Pacific Advisors in 2015 to assist with loan production and asset strategy for our Real Estate Lending strategy. Will now serves as the Director of Real Estate Lending. Previously he managed the real estate portfolio for Legacy Companies. Will participated in the acquisition, disposition, leasing, project management, entitlement work and property management of approximately 1.5 million square feet of real estate assets in the United States and Canada. Will graduated from Loyola Marymount University’s business program with an emphasis in Marketing and Management. He earned his MBA from the University of Washington.

willn@columbiapacific.com | (206) 576-0769