Noah Martin will lead credit and operations as the firm enters a new growth phase
SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#alphaflow—AlphaFlow, the leading technology platform for institutional investment in real estate debt, today announced the appointment of Noah Martin as President. Mr. Martin joins AlphaFlow as the firm enters a period of significant growth and product expansion.
As AlphaFlow’s President, Mr. Martin will be responsible for the strategic oversight and management of the company’s portfolio of real estate loans. His responsibilities will include overseeing credit policies, underwriting, loan servicing, and finance. His unique experience in building financing and investment businesses in the private lending industry will be critical in AlphaFlow’s growth across new products and lending partners.
“We are just starting to scratch the surface of AlphaFlow’s potential, as we have identified multiple new verticals that the company’s technology and elegant workflows can redefine,” said Ryan Craft, AlphaFlow board member and CEO of Saluda Grade. “Noah is a brilliant entrepreneur and mortgage talent, with a proven engine to build and create, and we are ecstatic to have him join in a senior capacity to help push AlphaFlow to new levels.”
Mr. Martin brings AlphaFlow over 15 years of mortgage and investment management experience. Prior to joining AlphaFlow, he was the founder and CEO of Direct Access Capital, a specialty finance company. Prior to Direct Access Capital, he served as the CIO for Highbury Capital Management, a Pine River Capital Management portfolio company, where he focused on specialty finance and technology strategy. Mr. Martin served on the executive staff of Jordan Capital Finance to build a private money originator. He also served for five years as the Chief Business Development Officer at Chronos Solutions.
“I am thrilled to join AlphaFlow. There is nothing better than being surrounded by a team of thoughtful and talented industry leaders working to solve problems that have plagued the real estate industry for years,” said Noah Martin. “By combining novel technological solutions with deep management expertise, Alphaflow is poised to catalyze paradigmatic change across alternative asset classes.”
Mr. Martin’s strategic hire comes at an important time for AlphaFlow, with the business more than tripling its loan volume from pre-COVID levels. Over the last year, the firm has built a seasoned management team, also recruiting executives from LendingHome, Shellpoint, and Roofstock. AlphaFlow’s foundation is its technology though, which empowers lenders to quickly and easily sell loans to the company. The platform effectively connects lenders to the world’s capital markets through AlphaFlow’s securitization and institutional partnerships, significantly reducing their cost of capital and providing a source of virtually limitless funding to grow their businesses.
“2021 has been an incredible year of growth for AlphaFlow, and Noah’s leadership will be vital in our next phase of our company’s expansion into new loan products,” said Ray Sturm, co-founder and CEO of AlphaFlow. “Beyond his remarkable industry experience, he also brings a vision of how technology will transform and grow our entire industry by unlocking tremendous amounts of liquidity.”
AlphaFlow is a technology platform that connects two of the largest industries on the planet: real estate debt and the capital markets. The company is one of the nation’s top providers of capital to the real estate private debt market, focusing on bridge and residential rental loans. AlphaFlow uses software to streamline and automate today’s manual workflow and strives for simple and elegant solutions at every step. The firm’s clients include some of the largest institutional investors in the world. AlphaFlow was established in 2015 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.