B2R Finance Announces Addition of First CIO

Veteran Technology Leader Paul Behm Will Drive Deployment of Dwell Finance Platform

NEW YORK--()--B2R Finance, a leading lender for single-family rental (SFR) property investors, appointed Paul Behm as Chief Information Officer, reporting to Chief Executive Officer Jason Hogg.

“Increasing business value through proprietary technology is a strategic priority for B2R as we leverage the Dwell Finance platform to drive lending innovation in SFR and other categories”

As part of the recent acquisition of assets from Dwell Finance, a national bridge lending provider underpinned by a cloud-based financial technology platform, B2R Finance built a high-velocity loan decisioning engine backed by proprietary data and analytics as well as thousands of lending criteria. The platform is form-factor agnostic, featuring a seamless interface and lending toolkit and will be broadly available to borrowers in the coming months. Behm will oversee the enterprise technology goals for the company and direct the continued development of the Dwell Finance platform.

“Increasing business value through proprietary technology is a strategic priority for B2R as we leverage the Dwell Finance platform to drive lending innovation in SFR and other categories,” said Jason Hogg, CEO, B2R Finance. “Paul’s track record of leading innovative technology strategy across verticals will be a key element of maintaining our leadership position.”

Behm is a veteran technology leader with over 25 years of experience in technology across multiple industries and was most recently SVP of Product Strategy and Development at Fiserv, Inc. Behm’s experience also includes senior leadership roles at American Express Serve, a subsidiary of American Express, CitiCard, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Ernst & Young. He earned his MBA from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School and his B.S. in computer information systems and A.S. in business administration from King’s College.

Behm will be based from the company’s Charlotte, N.C. headquarters.

About B2R Finance L.P.

With offices nationwide, B2R Finance is a financial technology company founded to address the unique needs and financial goals of single-family rental property investors. The company provides residential buy-to-rent mortgages and offers tailored lending solutions designed for investors at all stages of portfolio growth. Founded in July 2013 by Executive Chairman Nick Gould and funds managed by Blackstone Tactical Opportunities, B2R operates in partnership with the nation's leading commercial and residential real estate professionals. For more information, visit www.b2rfinance.com or find us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Contacts

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Release Summary

B2R Finance, a leading lender for single-family rental (SFR) property investors, appointed Paul Behm as Chief Information Officer, reporting to Chief Executive Officer Jason Hogg.

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