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Bolour Associates Expands Private Lending Team

Karine Clark joins Los Angeles based real estate investment, development and finance firm as Senior Director of Lending

LOS ANGELES – June 30, 2014 – Bolour Associates, Inc. (Bolour), a privately-owned real estate investment, development and finance company, today announced that Karine Clark has joined its private lending division. “We are pleased to welcome Karine who will be an important addition to the team. We look forward to the contributions she will make to the continued growth of our lending business,” said Mark Bolour, CEO of Bolour Associates.

“Karine brings over 25 years of experience in commercial real estate finance.” said Executive Vice President, Elliot Shirwo. “Her depth of experience will prove to be very helpful to our long-standing mortgage broker relationships and borrowers who have come to expect certainty of closing, timeliness, and creativity from our lending team.”

As Senior Director of Lending at Bolour, Karine is responsible for originating commercial mortgages in the California, Arizona, Nevada and Texas markets.

Prior to joining Bolour, Karine served as Managing Director of Avistone Capital Corporation, primarily responsible for the origination of bridge, permanent and construction loans and equity placements on multi-housing, commercial and hospitality projects throughout the Western United States. Ms. Clark’s career in real estate finance spans over 25-years, including senior lending positions in the commercial divisions of Security Pacific Bank, Cal National Bank and U.S. Bank.

Ms. Clark is active in the commercial real estate industry, serving on several boards, speaking panels for industry forums and training conferences. She received a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from the University of Washington.

Bolour Associates is a privately-owned real estate investment, development and finance company. With 35 years of industry expertise, the firm has a solid track record of creating value through innovative real estate strategies. Our associates execute complex real estate transactions and employ a creative approach to generating sustainable growth. Our commitment to the highest standards of integrity is the hallmark of our business. Headquartered in Los Angeles, Bolour Associates is a leader in the commercial real estate market with a focus in California and the southwest regions of the United States.