Clay Pickering is a Vice President | Finance with The Retail Connection. Clay is responsible for coordinating TRC’s debt financings and overseeing all lender relationships. Clay works closely with TRC’s Connected Development Services and Connected Acquisition divisions to provide oversight on the financial modeling, underwriting and structuring of new investment opportunities.
Prior to joining TRC, Clay was a vice president and asset manager with the Real Estate Specialties Group of Bank of the Ozarks. In this role, he was responsible for underwriting and structuring commercial real estate lending facilities for development, construction and bridge loans throughout the United States. He started his career as an appraiser with C.L. McDade & Company where he performed research and valuation on all types of commercial real estate including land, retail, office, industrial and multi-family.
Clay received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Baylor University, and resides in Dallas with his wife and daughter.