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Trez Capital Hires Financing Industry Veteran, Alec Barry, as Senior Vice President of Central and Southwestern U.S.

June 04, 2019

DALLAS – June 4, 2019 – Trez Capital is pleased to announce that Alec Barry has joined the company as senior vice president, central and southwestern U.S. Barry, who will operate out of the firm’s Dallas office, has more than 23 years of commercial real estate finance experience.

“Trez is currently in a period of strategic growth and we’re pleased to add Alec to our team,” said John Hutchinson, president, central and southwestern U.S., Trez Capital. “I’m confident that his extensive expertise in CRE finance will serve both our customers and our company well.”

Before joining Trez, Barry spent more than 10 years at Simmons Bank (formerly Southwest Bank) in Fort Worth, Texas. As regional president of Simmons Bank, he was personally responsible for a commercial real estate loan portfolio of more than $400 million. Last year, Barry closed more than $275 million in new commercial real estate loan commitments for the bank.

Prior to his tenure at Simmons Bank, he gained nearly a decade of commercial real estate finance experience while serving as vice president for Frost Bank and Wells Fargo, respectively.

Barry successfully completed the ABA Stonier Graduate School of Banking program, a partner of the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. He also received a Master of Business Administration from The University of Texas at Arlington and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Texas Christian University. 

Barry holds a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation, one of the highest credentials in the investment management profession. He has been involved as a board member for the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce, has served as a Capstone advisor at the ABA Stonier Graduate School of Banking, served as a previous finance chair for the YMCA of Arlington and was the chairman of the Southwest Bank fundraising team for March of Dimes.

About Trez Capital

Founded in 1997, Trez Capital is a diversified real estate investment firm and a preeminent provider of commercial real estate debt financing solutions in Canada and the United States. Trez Capital offers private and institutional investors strategies to invest in a variety of opportunistic, fully-secured, high-yield mortgage investment funds and like investment assets and provide property developers and owners with quick approvals on flexible short- to mid-term financing. Trez Capital has almost $3.5 billion in assets under management and through its Dallas office, has funded more than $2.5 billion in loans. For more information, visit