Lead Architect, AIA, NCARB
Paul Ko joined redT in September 2014. He oversees all aspects of the company’s finances, including developing and managing budgets, preparing financial statements, and managing all debt and equity relationships. While at redT, Paul has been an excellent resource for assisting and connecting redT’s developer clients with funding sources for their development projects. Sources have ranged from bank loans, debt funds, private and hard money loans, to more complex capital stacks, including multiple debts and equity layers.
Paul brings over 13 years of financial management experience in residential and commercial real estate, focusing on developing policies and procedures to improve performance and productivity. From 2006 to 2012, he held leadership positions in his family’s development company in Colorado Springs, closing on over $100 Million in loans for construction and CMBS financing of assets ranging from Class A office/medical to hospitality, multifamily, and retail centers.
From 2012 to2014, Paul served as Controller for a Denver real estate acquisition company using institutional funds to acquire foreclosures of single-family and commercial assets from all over Colorado. During this time, Paul oversaw the transactions of over $150M in assets. He managed the accounting and finance team and created a system to audit and recapture almost $1M in recoverable reimbursements initially missed before his tenure.
He has helped these organizations define their strategic direction, prepare new business plans, streamline financial and procedural policies, and create monitoring and accountability systems.
Paul holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Colorado at Boulder and actively holds a Colorado Real Estate Broker License.