Will Flaa is Senior Vice President-Investment Officer at Encore Enterprises, Inc. He is based in Dallas, Texas and directs the day-to-day operations of the analytics and underwriting team, debt placement, and managing the institutional and high net worth capital program.
Mr. Flaa has 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.
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), based in Dallas, Texas. 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.
Will is a graduate of the University of North Texas receiving a degree in Real Estate and Finance. Affiliations and memberships include: International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), the Mortgage Bankers Association of America (MBA), the North Texas Real Estate Council, and The Appraisal Institute (MAI).