Executive Vice President, Specialty Real Estate and C&I Lending
Jim Fraser is the Executive Vice President of Specialty Real Estate and C&I Lending, responsible for Commercial Real Estate Lending, Lender Finance, Equipment Finance and Factoring of BofI Federal Bank.
Mr. Fraser has over thirty years in the financial services and real estate development industries. Prior to joining BofI Federal Bank, Mr. Fraser was Senior Vice President of Commercial and Residential Construction Lending at Banc of California. There he was responsible for the development, implementation and growth of all construction related loan products offered in California.
Mr. Fraser came to Banc of California in 2011 via acquisition of RenovationReady, LLC; a business he founded in 2011. RenovationReady® was a financial service provider supporting banks, credit unions, and mortgage bankers active in construction and renovation lending programs nationwide.
Mr. Fraser was also a co-founder and principal at Sabal Financial, formerly Milestone Asset Resolution Company, where he managed marketing and operations in government practice, banks and financial institutions, and private equity. Mr. Fraser was the CEO and Senior Executive Manager of consumer construction lending at IndyMac Bank for 12 years and was retained by the FDIC as conservator at IndyMac Federal Bank.
Mr. Fraser earned a B.S. from the School of Architecture and Environmental Design at California Polytechnic State University – San Luis Obispo.