Chief Investment Officer
John Gaiser is an entrepreneur and visionary with over 24 years of experience in mortgage banking, acquisition of distressed real estate loans, loan servicing, structured finance of real estate loans, and real estate acquisition and development. At Strategic Holdings, Mr. Gaiser’s duties include sourcing potential investment opportunities, performing pre-acquisition due diligence, and advising the credit committee regarding underwriting and acquisition guidelines. Post-acquisition, Mr. Gaiser assists with negotiations with current borrowers, and provides guidance regarding disposition strategies.
Prior to Strategic Holdings, Mr. Gaiser was the founder and primary owner of two major mortgage banking firms which funded several billion dollars of transactions from 1989 through 2007. The experienced gained by Mr. Gaiser from the events that led up to the August 2007 credit crisis are invaluable in providing advice on designing and building a new real estate financial company that can better anticipate, safeguard, and navigate against future real estate related credit crises.
Mr. Gaiser graduated from Oral Roberts University Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Minor in Biblical Literature in 1986.