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”). 

About Verus Commercial Real Estate Finance

Verus Commercial Real Estate Finance (VCREF) seeks to originate single family home rental properties and bridge loans that have features and characteristics specifically tailored to accommodate each borrower’s business strategy. Such loans are typically offered with relatively short terms and may utilize floating or fixed interest rates. VCREF aims to make loans across all levels of the capital stack, and it targets many different asset classes. VCREF is a subsidiary of Verus Mortgage Capital (

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

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