Episode 5 – Part 1: Why Appraisals Matter in Alternative Lending

In this episode we dive into the world of appraisals, discuss success secrets, and uncover the current  market impact with our guest Claudio Polito, Principal Owner, Managing Partner of Cross-Town Appraisal Ltd, and President-elect of the Appraisal Institute of Canada.

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George Botros
Chief Executive Officer

George Botros was appointed as CEO of Alta West Capital in April 2021. Prior to his role as CEO, George served as Alta West Capital’s CFO and CCO from 2014 to 2021. He has over 20 years in the lending business, participating in residential, commercial, mezzanine, and interim financing related activities.

 

George is also a Director of the funds Alta West administers. Prior to joining Alta West Capital, he managed Toro Financial Corporation which amalgamated with AWM Diversified MIC, an entity managed by AWC, in 2014. George was also a University Professor teaching Finance and Economics for University of Lethbridge.

 

George holds a Bachelor of Economics and an MBA.