Rick Newton

Specific Resort Experience Includes the Following:
  • Extensive Travel throughout Central America and the Caribbean with visits to more than 20 Countries and 500 Projects
  • Created International Vacation Home Mortgage Product for High Net Worth U.S. Customers Buying Foreign Property at Luxury Resort Projects in Central America and the Caribbean
  • Origination of Interim and Permanent Consumer and Commerical Loans for Master Planned Resort Communities in Central America and the Caribbean
  • Approved Resort Developments for Lending by Sourcing Key Information on Domestic and Foreign Sponsors, Evaluating Developers and Ability to Execute Master Plans and Determing Feasiblity of Successful Project
  • Managed Client Relationships for Resort Business covering Developers, Hotel Management Companies, Real Estate Firms, Government Agencies, Local Banks and Private Equity Companies
  • Advisor to Developers, Operators, Investors and Lenders in the area of Real Estate, Hospitality, Tourism and Other Leisure Related Industries
More Experience:
  • 25 Years Experience in the Investment Banking and Real Estate Industries (9 Years at Wachovia Capital Markets)
  • 5 Years Experience in the Residential Mortgage and Consumer Asset Group at Wachovia
  • 4 Years Experience Leading the Resort Finance Group at Wachovia
  • International Knowledge of Multiple Project Types Including Mixed Use Resort Development, Hotel Condominiums, Fractional Ownership, Marinas, Golf Courses and Private Club Developments
  • Bachelor of Science in Economics at the Wharton School (1992)
  • Masters in Business Administration at the University of Chicago (1997)