Nicolas Jans

Regional Manager - Central US

Nicolas “Nick” Jans is a Regional Director at Red Oak Financial, a Michigan-based commercial real estate finance company. Based in Texas, Jans contributes more than 30 years of industry experience encompassing the origination and closing of in excess of $2.5 billion in commercial real estate financings.

He holds responsibility for originating and processing commercial real estate bridge loans on income producing property across several asset classes. Additional responsibilities involve cultivating and building deal relationships with the mortgage banking and broker community across a multi-state region in the U.S.’s Central Region.

He is focused on expanding Red Oak’s Footprint across the country. His skills in cultivating internal and external relationships, resolving complex negotiations, and ability to communicate with his team make him a force on his team.”

Prior to joining Red Oak, Jans served as the Southwest Regional Director for Money360, where he sourced and closed in excess of $140 million in new bridge loans over 30 months. Prior to that, Jans served in leadership positions at Willow Bend Commercial Capital, New York Life Investment Management, and Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co (now Barings Real Estate Advisers), with all positions based in Dallas.

Jans earned the CCIM designation, is a former Chairman of the Dallas Mortgage Bankers Association’s Commercial Lending Committee and earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration at Saint Louis University.