Jon Winick is President of Clark Street Capital. Clark Street Capital is a full-service bank advisory, disposition, and loan workout firm specializing in commercial real estate and C&I loans. Prior to founding Clark Street Capital, Mr. Winick was National Marketing Director for Zions Bank, a $53 billion bank headquartered in Salt Lake City. Working for the Zions National Real Estate division, a wholesale acquirer of commercial real estate mortgages primarily from financial institutions, Mr. Winick was responsible for acquisitions in the Midwest and national marketing efforts. In 2007, Zions National Real Estate funded over 1,400 transactions totaling $1.3 billion in new originations. Prior to Zions, Mr. Winick served as Vice President at GE Small Business Finance from 2000-2003, in which he created a syndication platform to sell whole real estate loans originated by a nationwide lending team to leading institutional buyers. In 2004, Jon founded Orange House Properties, a leading manager and owner of student housing in Knoxville, TN. After acquiring a distressed student housing portfolio, Mr. Winick stabilized the portfolio, which now encompasses 11 properties located within walking distance to the University of Tennessee. Mr. Winick is a nationally recognized expert and leader in the SBA 504 and 7(a) lending programs and economic development, and currently serves as Chairman of SomerCor 504, the leading Chicago-based SBA 504 loan originator. Mr. Winick received his MBA from Washington University in St. Louis, and his bachelors degree in history from the University of Michigan.
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