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About CoreVest

Bringing Wall Street to Main Street

CoreVest (previously Colony American Finance) was founded in 2014 to meet the demand for affordable debt capital by a broad range of residential real estate investors. Our experience and scale enabled us to provide attractively priced loans and bring investment financing from “Wall Street” to “Main Street”.

CoreVest has since funded more than 100,000 units and closed over $10 billion in loans, becoming the leading lender to residential investors nationwide. This is a result of our relentless focus on providing investors with the products they need and the service they deserve.

“CoreVest prides itself on flexibility and reliability. We find ways to get deals done and help our clients grow their businesses.”

CoreVest Executive Team


Beth O'Brien

Chief Executive Officer

Beth O’Brien has nearly 30 years of experience in almost every aspect of the mortgage industry, as both a principal and an advisor. She has overseen more than $15 billion in transactions and was named in Housing Wire’s 2014 Women of Influence, as well as Mortgage Professionals America’s 2016 Elite Women.

Previously, Beth was Executive Vice President at, where she ran residential capital markets, and was President of, where she ran the financing strategy for the platform. Beth also held prior positions in RMBS trading and securitization at Citigroup and Goldman Sachs.

Beth O’Brien holds degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and Georgetown University Law Center.


Chris Hoeffel


Chris Hoeffel has more than 30 years of experience at the top financial institutions and remains active in the finance industry where he was a former president of the Commercial Mortgage Securities Association (now CREFC) and held leadership roles at the Mortgage Bankers Association.

Prior to CoreVest, Chris was Managing Director at Investcorp, where he was head of Real Estate Debt Investments. He joined Investcorp from JP Morgan/Bear Stearns where he was Senior Managing Director and global co-head of Commercial Mortgages. He also held prior positions at Eastdil and Walker Dunlop.

Chris Hoeffel holds a BS in Business Administration from Georgetown University and an MBA from the Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania.


Ryan McBride

Chief Operating Officer

Ryan McBride has more than 20 years of experience in real estate and finance, previously serving as an Executive Vice President for Colony American Homes where he was a co-founder and responsible for the company’s overall acquisition efforts. Notably, he oversaw the purchase of more than 20,000 residential investment homes.

Prior to joining Colony American Homes, Ryan was Senior Managing Director at Carrington Investment Services, where he was responsible for its single-family residential rental strategy and capital formation. Ryan also worked in investment banking for over a dozen years, most of this time with JP Morgan.

Ryan McBride received an MBA in Finance from The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and a BBA in Finance from The College of William and Mary.

Together We Grow

CoreVest continues to grow with our borrowers and remain active participants in the industry
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