Chase is a Principal with HSM Capital Partners and the Founder and CEO of AMS Commercial Real Estate, an investment and advisory firm headquartered in Austin, Texas. AMS provides a wide range of services in support of the origination, securitization and servicing of commercial real estate loans and portfolios. Clients include Bank of America, KeyBank, Countrywide Commercial, Goldman Sachs, Lehman Brothers, PNC Financial and other major lenders, servicers and investors.
Chase has extensive experience in investment, management and structured finance for properties spanning multiple markets and property types. He is a frequent speaker at Mortgage Bankers Association and Commercial Mortgage Securities Association events. He holds a Certified Mortgage Banker (CMB?) designation from the Mortgage Bankers Association.
Previously, Chase worked for Sumitomo Corporation in their Houston, New York and Tokyo offices. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin.
John is the Founder of HSM Capital Partners and a Principal with AMS Commercial Real Estate in Austin, Texas, where he is responsible for identifying investment opportunities, underwriting, securing debt and equity capital, and executing the investment strategy through disposition.
Prior to joining AMS, John worked for Stonehill-PRM Realty, a boutique development and investment firm based in Dallas, Texas. With over 18 years of real estate investment and financing experience, John has originated and managed over $250M in land, retail, industrial, office and and multifamily investments to date. Previously, John was Vice President of Acquisitions for Henry S. Miller Partners and an analyst for Birmingham-based SouthTrust Bank.
John holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin.