Chris Gilker

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Chris Gilker

Senior Vice President, Originations

Mr. Gilker joins Revere as Senior Vice President with responsibility in the origination of specialty finance loans. He has worked exclusively in lender finance for the past 29 years.  Prior to joining Revere Capital, Mr. Gilker was the President of The Integrity Funding Companies, a family office-owned mid-sized specialty finance company focused on lending to consumer finance companies.  Primary responsibilities included building the investment portfolio, instituting the credit management processes, upgrading the compliance function and funding the portfolio.  Prior to Integrity Funding, he served 10 years as a Senior Investment Officer with Fortress Investment Group (NYSE:FIG) in their Credit Opportunity Funds investing in consumer and commercial finance companies in all parts of the capital structure.  Prior to that, he worked for 15 years in the Asset Securitization group of JP Morgan Chase managing the esoteric assets practice.

Away from the office, he serves on the board to two non-profit agencies servicing the homeless and hungry in North Texas, leads a Boy Scouts of America Troop as Assistant Scout Master and teaches classes on Securitization and Hedge Funds at Southern Methodist University. Mr. Gilker graduated from Southern Methodist University with a BBA in Business.