Blake Allen joined Read King in 2007 and currently serves as the firm’s Chief Financial Officer. He is a member of the Executive Committee and oversees all aspects related to the financial platform, lending relationships and joint venture partnerships. Mr. Allen is responsible for all capital raising activities including construction financing, long term permanent financing and investment sales. He serves as investor relations for all partnerships and plays an integral role in establishing the economic viability of potential developments.
During his tenure at Read King, he has successfully secured over $750MM in project financing and facilitated over $300MM in sales transactions. He is critically involved in establishing the direction of the firm and has the ability to recognize opportunities in all business cycles. Blake earned his BBA in Finance, Marketing and Real Estate from Texas Christian University.