Edmund Taylor serves as Crescit Capital Strategies’ Chief Operating Officer. Edmund Taylor comes to Crescit Capital Strategies with over thirty years of senior COO experience in the financial services industry, including extensive experience in the commercial real estate and structured finance markets. His time managing large complex businesses through numerous economic cycles positions Crescit Capital Strategies to have best in class business operations and controls through all business environments. He is experienced in all aspects of administrative and business management activities, including strategic and financial planning, the CFO function, information technology, operations, human resources, business continuity and compliance.
Prior to joining Crescit Capital Strategies, Edmund Taylor was a senior executive at Credit Suisse and a member of the Global Markets Management Committee where he helped operate a division with over 11,000 employees and $6 billion in revenue. He was responsible for setting up a de novo bank branch in Dublin, Ireland in addition to being the global head of the firm’s asset resolution efforts. In this role, Edmund Taylor was responsible for the risk management, asset management and disposition of approximately $50 billion in legacy assets, including roughly $37 billion in CRE assets. He was instrumental in the integration of Donaldson Lufkin Jenrette’s CRE business into Credit Suisse. After the integration, he helped manage the growth of the combined businesses into a $1 billion revenue franchise that employed 350 people globally, had a #1 industry ranking and had a $45 billion balance sheet.
Prior to joining Credit Suisse, Edmund Taylor worked with Joseph Iacono at Daiwa Securities where he was involved in the purchase and securitization of billions of dollars of residential and commercial real estate assets from the RTC. Before Daiwa, he worked in Drexel Burnham’s residential MBS business and in Goldman Sachs’ technology division.
Edmund Taylor has a B.A. in Economics, Magna Cum Laude, from Hamilton College, and an MBA in Finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business. He also holds Series 7, 63, and 24 certifications. Mr. Taylor served on the Boards of Credit Suisse Securities, USA where he was also a member of the Risk Committee, and of Walker & Dunlop, Inc., a NYSE listed CRE firm.