User was viewed 2928 times (total).
Dan Shields earned his law degree from the Cardozo School of Law and his MBA from the Wharton School of Business. He is a veteran of the real estate finance industry with nearly 20 years of experience. He currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of AscendAmerica LLC, a boutique real estate finance firm he founded in May 2013.
Prior to establishing AscendAmerica, Dan was responsible for M&T Bank’s New York City Commercial Real Estate Department: a nearly $8B loan portfolio which experienced virtually no losses or defaults during the 2008-09 global financial crisis.
Drawing from his years of experience in finance, real estate, law and regulatory compliance, Dan created AscendAmerica to become a premier provider of capital to finance large-scale commercial real estate development in and around New York City. Dan’s deep broad and dynamic relationships with top tier developers in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Connecticut, allow him to bring highly prized and greatly sought-after opportunities to international investors. He is also a Registered Securities Representative and holds Series 79 securities registration. Projects will be vetted, well structured and compliant with legal and regulatory frameworks.
Further, Dan’s deep understanding of commercial real estate, credit and regulatory compliance has enabled him to emerge as an expert on EB-5 strategy in a short period of time. Due to his effectiveness and reputation for integrity, honesty and fair dealing, Dan can leverage resources within the EB-5 industry to identify foreigners interested in more than “immigration investment” and reduce the lead-time usually perceived as the downside to EB-5.
This website is for informational purposes only and does not constitute an offer or solicitation to sell shares or securities. Any such offer or solicitation will be made only by means of an investment's confidential Offering Memorandum and in accordance with the terms of all applicable securities and other laws. This website does not constitute or form part of, and should not be construed as, any offer for sale or subscription of, or any invitation to offer to buy or subscribe for, any securities, nor should it or any part of it form the basis of, or be relied on in any connection with, any contract or commitment whatsoever. EB5Projects.com LLC and its affiliates expressly disclaim any and all responsibility for any direct or consequential loss or damage of any kind whatsoever arising directly or indirectly from: (i) reliance on any information contained in the website, (ii) any error, omission or inaccuracy in any such information or (iii) any action resulting therefrom.