Ron McMahanFounder, Managing Partner
Chris CrovattoFounder, Managing Partner
John SeeburgerFounder, Managing Partner
Patrick McClainManaging Partner - COO
Foundation CREF (“Foundation”) is led by real estate finance and investment professionals Ron McMahan, Chris Crovatto, John Seeburger, and Patrick McClain. The Foundation team is dedicated to building a fully integrated lending and property acquisition platform for investors to refinance or acquire single family, multifamily, and mixed use properties with bridge or long term debt financing.
Ron, Chris, and John have worked together for over 20 years building asset management, loan origination, and underwriting platforms for large institutions and high net worth investors. Together they have been directly responsible for raising over $10 billion in equity and debt capital and completed loan transactions and the purchase of thousands of properties ranging from single and multifamily assets to complex commercial portfolios totaling hundreds of millions. Patrick joined the Leadership Team in 2021 to help scale both the Lending and PropertyPortal™ businesses and he has served in a variety of senior leadership roles building operations for GMAC, Atlas Nationwide, Auction.com, and Hubzu.
Ron, Chris, and John oversee the marketing of all pre-market properties and the origination of all new loans at Foundation. Together with Patrick, they direct an in-house team of experienced transaction coordinators, loan underwriters, and closing specialists who are poised and ready to close your next acquisition or loan fast! You can call the team with your next deal and know that you are speaking to a decision-maker who will ensure that your loan or acquisition gets the attention and care it deserves: (562) 554-5660.