Ron has “30 plus” years of professional real estate experience, the last 28 of which have been in commercial mortgage-backed securities, including seven years at Fitch Ratings where he founded and ran the CMBS group. Ron is currently an EVP at Bancorp, running the Real Estate Capital Markets Group, which he founded in 2012. Prior to joining The Bancorp, Ron served as co-head of the CMBS conduit for Citigroup Inc. and grew its business sevenfold between 2001 and 2008. Prior to his tenure at Citigroup, Ron was a Senior Vice President at GMAC Financial Services, originating mezzanine loans and preferred equity investments, as well as starting and heading up the CMBS conduit at Paine Webber. Ron has also worked at Lehman Brothers, Smith Barney and Prudential Insurance.