Senior Vice President

Sean Cross serves as Senior Vice President of The Rainier Companies, and brings more than 15 years of investment banking and real estate private equity experience to Rainier’s management team. Mr. Cross oversees asset management functions and assists with sourcing, structuring and underwriting mezzanine and principal investments. Mr. Cross started his career in corporate finance investment banking before moving into private equity with Lone Star Funds in 1999, one of the largest real estate and distressed asset investors worldwide. At Lone Star, Mr. Cross assisted in originating, underwriting and managing real estate and real estate related corporate investments for Lone Star Funds II, III and IV. Mr. Cross earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance degree from the University of Texas at Austin with a concentration in Accounting and a minor in Economics.

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