Mr. Brooks has over 35-years of experience in the Commercial Real Estate Finance industry and has led the placement of over $30 Billion of CRE Capital.  His areas of expertise include debt & equity structuring, business development, investor relations, and strategic planning. In addition to being an owner principal in two highly successful Mortgage Banking firms (Bankers Mutual and Sierra Capital Partners), Mr. Brooks has also served as a member of Executive Management Team at a number of prominent firms including CW Capital, Lyon Apartment Communities, Bellwether Enterprise, and Orix Real Estate Capital/RED Capital Group. A graduate of Wittenberg University, Mr. Brooks is married with five children and lives in the San Diego area.