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Trez Capital Strengthens Atlanta Office with Addition of Ryan Hodgdon as Vice President of Origination

June 25, 2021

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – Trez Capital, a private real estate lender helping to build better communities across North America, continues to grow its Atlanta office.   The company hired Georgia native Ryan Hodgdon as Vice President of Origination just two months after adding veteran real estate lender Caperton “Cap” Putt as Managing Director.

In his new role, Hodgdon is responsible for originating new commercial real estate loans primarily in Georgia, extending to Tennessee, Alabama and the Carolinas.   

Hodgdon has nearly a decade of experience working in real estate finance.  Immediately prior to joining Trez Capital, he was a Senior Vice President for Bank OZK in Atlanta, where he focused on construction and value-add projects between $3 million and $30 million.  Hodgdon started in the business at Trimont Real Estate Advisors, which managed distressed assets for Lehman Brothers.  He also worked as a Portfolio Manager for Voya, originating $145 million worth of loans over two years. 

“We are thrilled to have a professional of Ryan’s caliber join our office,” said Putt.  “He understands the Atlanta market and has a lot of strong relationships with owners and developers in the area. He is an important addition and well positioned to help us grow here.”

“I couldn’t be more excited to join Trez Capital,” said Hodgdon. “Everyone here is focused on working together to find ways to make a deal work.  We have a rigorous results-oriented, risk-managed approach when evaluating opportunities, and offer flexibility that you may not find at more traditional lenders.  At Trez Capital, there is an entrepreneurial mindset backed by institutional capital, which I believe gives us a competitive edge.”

Hodgdon received his undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia and his master’s degree from New York University.

Trez Capital provides short-term debt and equity financing typically between six months and 36 months in term ranging from $5 million up to $100 million in loan value. 

In Atlanta, the private lender is targeting construction and acquisition loans in the residential sector including apartments, condominiums, townhomes, single-family home lot development and single-family home rentals.  On the commercial side, it sees opportunity in office/industrial and hospitality now that are coming out of the pandemic.

In 2021, Trez Capital funded a $12 million construction loan for a new townhome rental development in Lawrenceville, Georgia.  Oher notable transactions in the Atlanta metro area over the past few years include a $18  million first mortgage for the acquisition of a downtown Atlanta hotel and a $26.7 million acquisition and construction loan for a 67-acre mixed-use project and entertainment center known as the Exchange at Gwinnett in Buford, northeast of Atlanta. 

The Atlanta office is located at 3414 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 270 in the Buckhead district. Hodgdon can be reached at (470) 206-7006 or email  

About Trez Capital

Founded in 1997, Trez Capital is a diversified real estate investment firm and preeminent provider of commercial real estate debt financing solutions in Canada and the United States. Trez offers private and institutional investors strategies to invest in a variety of opportunistic, fully secured, high-yield mortgage investment funds, and provides property developers and owners with quick approvals on flexible short- to mid-term financing.

With offices in Vancouver, Toronto, Dallas, Atlanta and Palm Beach, Trez Capital has over $3.9 billion in assets under management and has funded over 1,500 transactions totaling more than $12.5 billion since inception. For more information, visit