Jim is the Co-Founder and Director of Originations of Sol-REIT. At Sol-REIT, Jim leads originations for the company's loan investments, as well as strategic business development relationship management with the company's solar developer and mortgage broker clients. As a developer and prominent advocate of renewable energy, Jim strives to maintain the highest quality standards, find creative development solutions, and provide thought leadership across the renewable energy industry.
Kevin is the Co-Founder and Head of Structuring at Sol-REIT. At Sol-REIT, Kevin leads tax and credit structuring for each of the company’s investments, as well as relationship management with several of the firm’s key capital, developer and mortgage broker partners. Kevin brings over 20 years of experience in tax structuring, investment banking, capital markets and management across the renewable energy space for institutional and family office clients.
Mark is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Sol-REIT. In his role as CEO, Mark serves as a liaision with the firm’s Board of Directors and furnishes executive leadership across the firm, including oversight of all capital markets, originations, structuring, credit risk, underwriting and marketing functions. Mark brings over 35 years of executive leadership, financial markets expertise and economics education experience to the firm.
Taimur Jamil is the Chief Investment Officer of Sol-REIT. In his role with Sol-REIT, Taimur leads investment strategy, underwriting, credit risk analysis, portfolio management and asset management for the company. Taimur brings over 18 years of expertise in financial markets, structured credit, credit risk, energy efficient financing and underwriting to the firm.
Ursula is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Sol-REIT. In this role, Ursula is a strategic business partner responsible for evaluating, enhancing and executing on strategic direction, financial planning, reporting and accounting, and managing cash flows. Ursula brings more than 20 years of experience in strategic planning, capital allocation, M&A, finance, treasury, investor engagement, risk management, and accounting. In addition, Ursula has extensive experience in both the public and private markets, including raising capital and creating shareholder value.
Allen Funk serves as the Chief Administration Officer (CAO) at Sol-REIT, where he works closely with the management team on capital-raising, loan evaluation and loan processing, financial reporting and accountability and various administrative matters. In addition, Allen participates on the Board of Managers for Sol-REIT Advisors, LLC.
Jeremy Ben-David is the Chief Legal Officer of Sol-REIT where he oversees the firm’s legal strategy, diligence, and compliance activities. After initially overseeing the business’s formation and capital raise, he currently manages all aspects of legal strategy, diligence, advisory, and regulatory compliance for the company to help structure and execute complex financing transactions. He is also a key partner to investment and operating teams across the transaction lifecycle to help manage and mitigate risk, as well as support value creation activities to realize financial and strategic objectives.
William is the Head of Engineering for Sol-REIT. He brings over 20 years of experience in utility generation and transmission, and currently serves as the Head of Engineering for Blue Planet Funding, a founding joint venture partner of Sol-REIT. Prior to Blue Planet, William served in a similar role at Sol-Wind in the lead up to the IPO, heading up portfolio due diligence.