Steve Chester


Steve is responsible for managing the firm’s banking and investor relationships as well its day-to-day financial and administrative operations. He has over 20 years of experience in the banking and real estate industries.

Most recently, Steve was a commercial real estate lender at RBC Bank, responsible for banking real estate investors and developers in Southeastern markets.From 2005 to 2010, Steve served as CFO of Thornton Homes, Inc., a Birmingham based homebuilder with peak annual revenue of $75 million. Prior to Thornton Homes, he was a commercial real estate lender at AmSouth Bank (now Regions Bank) and closed over $500 million of loans to private real estate developers, REIT’s and opportunity funds. During his nine year tenure at AmSouth Bank he had responsibilities that included affordable housing loans and investments, managing the commercial real estate underwriting group, and loan workouts.

Steve received a BS in Corporate Finance and Investment Management from The University of Alabama.