General Manager, Multifamily, Jon Spelke

Editor's note: this post is part of an ongoing series  highlighting some of our recent new-hires who are having an outsized impact on our business. We’re incredibly proud of the team we have and excited to introduce you to some of our new people and the work they do.

As a company, we’re excited about where we’ve been and even moreso about where we’re headed. So let us introduce you to some of our new leaders who will help shepherd us into the future. Oh and if you want to work with these impressive people, we're hiring!


What is your role at PeerStreet?

As the GM of multifamily my role is to manage the multifamily loan product program and grow the annual volume to better serve our customers on both side of the platform. I'm very happy to see it launch and am now focused on ironing out the details so we can ramp up volume for our lenders and investors.

What did you do prior to PeerStreet?

Prior to PeerStreet, I was with CleanFund, a CPACE real estate finance firm, managing their national originations and capital markets platforms. I have a background in asset and portfolio management, loan restructuring and work-outs, finance and development for multifamily, retail, office, mixed-use, industrial and hospitality assets.

What do you think makes PeerStreet unique?

Providing the marketplace for individual and institutional investors to invest in real estate debt either on a fractional or whole loan basis. As the marketplace grows, PeerStreet has the opportunity to expand into ever increasing amount of investment products as it continues to expand the investor base. 

What are your favorite parts of the PeerStreet culture summarized in three words?

Collaborative, friendly, dynamic

What is the most rewarding part of your job?

Working with the PeerStreet team towards a common goal.

How do you spend your time when you are not at work?

With family (3 boys) and friends doing various outdoor activities such as hiking, barbecuing, playing pickleball and tennis, and attending boy scouts with my youngest.

Define yourself in three words.

Energetic, curious, reliable

Thanks Jon and welcome aboard!

As a reminder, if you'd like to work with Jon and other great PeerStreeters, we're hiring!

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