Jim Fraser is the Executive Vice President of Specialty Real Estate and C&I Lending, responsible for Commercial Real Estate Lending, Lender Finance, Equipment Finance and Factoring at Axos Bank.
Mr. Fraser has over thirty years experience in the financial services and real estate development industries. Prior to joining Axos Bank, Mr. Fraser was Senior Vice President of Commercial and Residential Construction Lending at Banc of California. There he was responsible for the development, implementation and growth of all construction related loan products offered in California.
Mr. Fraser came to Banc of California in 2011 via acquisition of RenovationReady, LLC, a business he founded in 2011. RenovationReady® was a financial service provider supporting banks, credit unions, and mortgage bankers active in construction and renovation lending programs nationwide.
Mr. Fraser was also a co-founder and principal at Sabal Financial, formerly Milestone Asset Resolution Company, where he managed marketing and operations in government practice, banks and financial institutions, and private equity. Mr. Fraser was the CEO and Senior Executive Manager of consumer construction lending at Indymac Bank for 12 years and was retained by the FDIC as conservator of Indymac Federal Bank.
Mr. Fraser earned a B.S. from the School of Architecture and Environmental Design at California State Polytechnic University – San Luis Obispo.