Lauren joined Patterson in the fall of 2020 as a Director to lead the firm’s expansion into the Tampa market. Lauren has spent her career in commercial real estate finance, structuring capital for developers and investors.
Prior to joining Patterson, Lauren spent fourteen years with NorthMarq, a national mortgage banking firm, where she was involved with facilitating over $1 billion in financing through well over 100 executed transactions.
Lauren structured debt and equity placements through relationships with a variety of capital providers including life insurance companies, CMBS platforms, agency lenders, banks, debt funds and equity investors.
Florida State University – Bachelor of Science in Real Estate, Bachelor of Science in Finance
CCIM Institute Designee (Certified Commercial Investment Member)
Lauren is active in many industry organizations including ULI (Urban Land Institute), CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women), REIC (Real Estate Investment Council), and SOREP (The Society of Real Estate Professionals). She currently serves on the Executive Board of ULI Tampa Bay and has held leadership roles within CREW Tampa Bay. She also remains involved with Florida State University’s Real Estate Center and holds a real estate sales license in Florida.
Lauren is a lifetime resident of the sunshine state and currently resides in Clearwater, Florida. She enjoys the waters of the Gulf coast, entertaining and spending time with family and friends. Lauren has volunteered for many years with the Junior League supporting various charitable causes and currently serves on the Board of Directors for a local non-profit, Creative Clay.