Board Member/Investment Director

Paul A. Leprohon is a Board Member/Investment Director at Black Bear Asset Management (“BBAM”). Mr. Leprohon is responsible for advising on acquisitions, dispositions, financings, asset management, development and redevelopment of multifamily, office, retail, hotel, land and other property types. Mr. Leprohon has over 35 years of commercial real estate experience. Prior to joining BBCP, he was a Senior Vice President at Bank United in the Commercial Real Estate Division. At Bank United, he supervised a team responsible for the origination of commercial mortgage loans. Prior to that, Mr. Leprohon enjoyed a lengthy career at RBS Citizens Bank, North Fork Bank (Capital One), Chase Manhattan Bank, Amalgamated Bank, National Bank of Canada and East River Savings Bank.

Mr. Leprohon possesses a broad range of experience in various aspects of commercial mortgage finance including construction lending, bridge lending, cash flowing term loans, secured and unsecured lines of credit and mezzanine financing. He was responsible for advising on the origination/disposition of commercial mortgages at the various financial institutions. In addition, he has significant experience in resolving problem investments, as well as buying and selling commercial mortgage loans in the secondary market. Throughout his career Mr Leprohon closed on over $5 billion in commercial real estate transactions.

Mr. Leprohon holds a B.A. in Finance from Franklin Pierce College.