Evan Lorch joins executive team for growing residential buy-to-rent finance company

(NEW YORK) Oct. 14, 2014 – B2R Finance, the leading provider of residential buy-to-rent mortgages for property investors, has named venture capital and private equity finance veteran Evan Lorch its new chief financial officer.

Lorch joins B2R with a wealth of leadership experience in financial services, from capital markets to startups. In this newly created position, he will report directly to B2R Finance President John Beacham, and will utilize his strong background in operations, M&A and emerging markets to lay the groundwork to support the company’s substantial growth trajectory.

“In the CFO position, Evan is poised to build and diversify our business to meet the growing demand for residential investment properties,” said Beacham. “Evan’s extensive experience in financial services, combined with his experience with companies at all stages of growth, is an ideal fit to help us quickly scale our business and move us toward our long-term goal of creating an efficient and dependable financing vehicle for a new set of investors.”

Prior to joining B2R, Lorch served as CFO at CoreOne Technologies, where he oversaw all financial and accounting functions across CoreOne’s centers in North America, Europe and Asia. He previously served as CFO at the international trading company BIDS Trading LP, where he was responsible for all financial operations and administrative functions. Lorch started his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers in the Banking & Capital Markets group.

“B2R is a leader in a new field of investing, led by a team that really knows the industry,” said Lorch. “The company is in a prime position to expand and diversify, and as the company’s first CFO, my goal is to help B2R become a national leader in efficient financing options for the residential rental property investor.”

Lorch is a certified public accountant and holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Cornell University and a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from University of Wisconsin-Madison. He joined B2R on Sept. 18.

About B2R Finance:

B2R Finance, America’s Buy to Rent Lender, is the leading provider of residential buy-to-rent mortgages for property investors, with offices in New York; Charlotte, North Carolina; and Dallas. A subsidiary of Blackstone, the company offers effective and innovative lending solutions dedicated to residential rental property investors. B2R operates in partnership with the nation’s leading commercial and residential real estate experts to ensure that its loan products and customer service are in the forefront of the growing residential rental investment market. B2R can assist any size investor with a variety of lending products to enhance customers’ rental portfolios. Further information is available at www.b2rfinance.com or on Twitter @B2RFinance.

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