Gregory E. Lewis (“Greg”) is Managing Director – Real Estate and Business Lending at Leisure Financial Group. Greg has more than 30 years of corporate lending experience. His background includes vendor finance, asset based lending and 14 years at Textron Financial Corporation in real estate finance. During his tenure with Textron, Greg was responsible for originating first mortgage loans, including refinancing, acquisition financing, warehouse facilities, take-out financing, construction financing and mezzanine financing on leisure assets throughout the U.S..
Greg’s career began at NCR Credit Corporation where he provided off-balance sheet financing to Fortune 500 companies, followed by a period at Norwest Bank where he originated and developed private-label finance programs for life science and technology companies. Greg was also a Vice President at Deutsche Bank where he enlisted and managed product and subject area specialists from the Bank’s Corporate Investment Bank and Commercial Lending divisions for ultra-high net worth individuals and families.
Greg helped launch DYH, a high-tech sports equipment firm based in Philadelphia, PA and served as the organization’s President. In addition to managing day-to-day operations, he successfully raised $3 million in a Regulation D private placement offering to recapitalize the business and position the company for future growth.