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Victor F. Faris

Managing Director

Western Reserve Partners

Location: Cleveland, United States
Work phone: +1 216-589-9531
Mobile: +1 216-272-7071


Victor Faris is a Managing Director at Western Reserve Partners, Oaklins' member firm in Cleveland, Ohio. He brings nearly 40 years of real estate finance expertise to Western Reserve, more than 25 of which have been spent in real estate investment banking. Vic has completed hundreds of transactions in a variety of related products, including joint venture equity, private debt and equity, public debt and equity, M&A advisory, operating partnership unit swaps, asset securitization and credit tenant leases / sale leasebacks.

Prior to joining Western Reserve, Vic was a Managing Director at KeyBanc Real Estate Capital Markets and Manager of Real Estate Investment Banking at McDonald Investments Inc. He joined McDonald & Company in 1986 and was one of the founding members of the firm’s real estate investment banking practice. Prior to joining McDonald Investments, Vic was the Treasurer of Gem Savings Associations, a thrift that was purchased by National City Bank in Cleveland. He started his real estate finance career at Gem Savings in 1976 as a mortgage loan officer. Vic holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Wright State University.