Dallas, TX (May 16, 2017) – Will Flaa has been named Senior Vice President – Investment Officer at Encore Enterprises, Inc. In the role Mr. Flaa will direct the day-to-day operations of the analytics and underwriting team, debt placement, and managing institutional and high net worth capital program.

Mr. Flaa brings 30 years of experience in real estate including valuation, analysis and research, and mortgage capital analysis. He has overseen the underwriting, closing and origination of numerous commercial mortgage loans involving all property types across the U.S.

“Will brings an extra element to Encore that will further improve our capital relationships and help insure that each decision at Encore maintains the mission and objectives of the company,” said Patrick Barber, President and CEO of Encore Enterprises. “He brings an abundance of real estate knowledge and experience to the organization and we look forward to his involvement as part of the Encore team.”

Previously, Mr. Flaa served as Managing Director for Cantor Commercial Real Estate (CCRE) and Regional Director for Goldman Sachs Commercial Mortgage Capital, L.P. (GSCMC). During his tenure with both firms, he was responsible for the management of mortgage banking relationships, loan origination and underwriting and managing all aspects of the loan closing process. Prior to Cantor and Goldman Sachs, Mr. Flaa was employed by New York Life Insurance Company, performing due diligence on whole loan opportunities and performing risk analysis and underwriting on existing real estate securities throughout the U.S.

About Encore Enterprises, Inc.      
Encore Enterprises, Inc. is a privately owned national real estate investment company founded in 1999 with corporate headquarters in Dallas, Texas. Encore develops, acquires, and manages hotels, multi-family communities, retail shopping centers, and commercial offices. For more information visit www.encore.bz, or call (214) 259-7000.