Mr. Brooks began his career in commercial real estate finance in 1981. He served at Bankers Mutual for 16 years in various capacities including as President and a principal Shareholder. He also co-founded Sierra Capital Partners, a highly respected mortgage banking platform that was merged with CW Capital in 2009. Mr. Brooks also enjoyed serving on the Bellwether Enterprise executive management team and subsequently as President of RED Mortgage Capital, a subsidiary of Orix USA.
He received his BS – Economics degree from Wittenberg University and as a graduate of the Stagen Leadership Academy. A Michigan native, Mr. Brooks has lived in California since 1984 where he enjoys fly fishing, golf and alpine skiing. Currently residing in San Diego County, Brooks is married with four children and six grandchildren.