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Professional Profile: Jordan Ray 2013

About

  • Title: Managing Director
  • Company: Mission Capital Advisors
  • Location: 32 6th Avenue New York, NY
  • Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

Family: Not married but in a long-term relationship.

College: Graduated from New York University’s real estate institute with a master’s degree in real estate finance and investment and from American University with a B.A. in finance.

First job unrelated to your current field: Golf course marshall.

First job in your current field: Working for a family owned development office in Washington, D.C.

What your firm does now and its plans for the future? Mission is one of the most active loan sale advisors in the country. I started the finance desk with a partner 3 years ago. We have been growing substantially. We have just hired a bunch of new folks. We have seven people on our team now up from three this time last year. We continue to grow and hire and bring in new origination and execution experts for the debt and equity advisory and placement desk.

Hobbies: I play hockey and ski.

Favorite film: The Big Lobowski.

Favorite novel: Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.

Keys to success: Dedication and really enjoying what you do.

Person you admire most (outside of the family): Richard Branson.

If you had to choose a different profession, what would it be? General manager of the Montreal Canadians.