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R. Patterson Jackson

R. Patterson Jackson

R. Patterson (“Pat”) Jackson is Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Sabal Financial Group (“Sabal Financial”), a diversified financial services management firm headquartered in Irvine, California. Sabal Financial specializes in the acquisition and valuation of portfolios of commercial real estate loans (“CRE”) and acquisition, development and construction (“ADC”) loans for commercial and investment banks. Mr. Jackson founded Sabal Financial (formerly known as Milestone Asset Resolution Company, or MARC) in 2009 to provide credit advisory services to banks and private investors with ADC and CRE loans, as well as to provide asset management and servicing for principal investors. He is responsible for the direction, management and business development activities of the company and oversees strategic business initiatives in support of the financial services practice. Under Mr. Jackson’s leadership, Sabal Financial has grown to more than $2.5 billion in assets under management in just two full years of operation. Sabal Financial is active in the acquisition and valuation of both distressed debt and performing loans. The company is a leading provider of financial guidance to investment and commercial banks, including capital assessments based on portfolio and ALLL analysis, and has performed more than 90 bank valuations over the past 24 months.Mr. Jackson is the former CEO and founder of IndyMac Commercial Lending Corporation, which he developed, launched and grew into a leading nationwide small balance commercial and multifamily lending platform with an annualized production of $1 billion. Previously he was CEO of IndyMac’s Specialty Products Group, including the Home Equity and Home Construction Lending divisions and Financial Freedom Senior Funding Corporation, which he acquired from Lehman Brothers and for which he served as Chairman. Under his leadership, loan production of specialty products exceeded $9 billion annually.Mr. Jackson has also served as President and COO of Unitek Miyachi Corporation and held senior leadership positions with Signet Scientific Company and Intecolor Corporation. Pat Jackson obtained a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of South Carolina and a Masters in Business Administration from Winthrop College Graduate School of South Carolina. Mr. Jackson is an accredited Mortgage Professional with the Mortgage Banking Association.