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Stratos Athanassiades

Regional Manager, Midwest
Red Oak Capital Holdings

Stratos Athanassiades is the Regional Manager, Midwest, for Red Oak Capital Holdings. Based in Chicago, Illinois, he is responsible for originating commercial real estate bridge loans and cultivating and building deal relationships within the mortgage banking and brokerage community across multiple states throughout the Midwest Region.

Stratos brings more than 25 years of expertise in the commercial real estate finance arena to Red Oak. Having worked with various financial companies ranging from banks to life insurance companies, he has significant experience in diligence, underwriting, credit analysis, loan review, loan asset management, and property acquisitions.

The industry veteran has served in management positions with several commercial real estate finance companies throughout the Midwest region. Most recently, Stratos was a Managing Director with Verus Commercial Real Estate Finance, a nationwide balance sheet bridge lender. He has also held leadership roles with Money360, Alliant Credit Union, Business Partners, LLC, MetLife, and Wachovia Securities.

Stratos holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and international relations from Northwestern University. 

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