Verus Commercial Real Estate Finance Announces New Hires

(NEW YORK, October 5, 2020) – Verus Commercial Real Estate Finance (“VCREF”) is pleased to announce that Stratos Athanassiades, Ken Gaitan and Ken Wood joined the company as Managing Directors to further develop the company’s growing portfolio of nationwide real estate financing transactions. 

“Verus Commercial Real Estate Finance is committed to building our national commercial real estate presence. To enhance our growth, we welcome three additional seasoned Managing Directors, along with existing Executive Managing Director Anthony R. Iervolino, to join our team of successful professionals with extensive track records and experience in the commercial real estate business.” said Ken Witkin, Co-President of Verus Commercial Real Estate Finance (“VCREF”). 

For more information please contact Co-Presidents Kenneth Witkin ( or Rick Koenigsberger ( at 646-817-2900 or visit Connect with us on social @VCREF. 

About Verus Mortgage Capital

Founded in 2015, Verus Mortgage Capital (VMC) is a non-QM correspondent investor backed by Invictus Capital Partners, a leading investment firm. VMC purchases loans in all 50 states and the District of Columbia and focuses solely on the non-agency market. It offers correspondent lenders a wide range of home financing products for credit worthy borrowers.