Brian Harris

CEO and Portfolio Manager

Brian Harris, Chief Executive Officer of Ladder Capital Corp and Ladder Capital Asset Management LLC, founded Ladder in 2008. Mr. Harris oversees the management of Ladder, which currently has approximately $6 billion of assets and $1.5 billion of book equity as of March 31st, 2017. Prior to forming Ladder, Mr. Harris served as a Managing Director and Head of Global Commercial Real Estate at Dillon Read Capital Management (June 2006 to May 2007), a wholly-owned subsidiary of UBS, where he managed over $500 million of equity capital for global commercial real estate activities. Collectively, Mr. Harris has over 30 years of experience in real estate and financial markets.  He also earned a B.S. in Biology and M.B.A., each from The State University of New York at Albany.