Mr. Rendak joined Inland Mortgage Capital in 2000, rising up to the rank of president in 2011. His career has been principally devoted to commercial real estate finance. Since arriving at Inland, Mr. Rendak has been focused on all aspects of its bridge lending program, including originating, underwriting, marketing, portfolio management and capital raising.
During his career at IMC, Mr. Rendak has been involved in nearly a billion dollars’ worth of financing. IMC’s underwriting strength and leverage from its affiliated companies helped sustain it during the recent financial recession, even as many of its competitors went out of business or became extinct. Mr. Rendak’s belief in the need for private commercial lenders to supplement and/or substitute for traditional banks has resulted in IMC resurrecting its program in a format that is even better than ever.
Mr. Rendak is also the president of Inland Green Capital, an environmental finance company, as well as Inland Commercial Mortgage Group which is a commercial real estate financing intermediary. Prior to his career at Inland, Mr. Rendak was a first vice president and real estate loan officer at various banks in Virginia, after learning commercial real estate as a special assets specialist. After graduating from college, he spent several years in public accounting. Mr. Rendak a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is an avid golfer and Chicago Sports Fan and is active in various charitable organizations.
Mr. Schmitz joined Inland Mortgage Capital in 2014. Over his 16 year career in the commercial real estate finance industry, Mr. Schmitz has worked across multiple aspects of the commercial real estate spectrum and has extensive experience in commercial mortgage loan originations and underwriting (both CMBS and balance sheet), asset valuations, note sales, and loan participations and syndications. He also has vast experience with distressed credits, analyzing individual project economics, and risk rating for commercial real estate loans.
Prior to joining Inland Mortgage Capital, Mr. Schmitz held integral positions at PNC Real Estate Finance, Northmarq Capital, PPM America, Inc., and National Republic Bank of Chicago.
Mr. Schmitz is a graduate of St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN.
Mr. Baradziej joined Inland Mortgage Capital in 2015. Over his 13 year career in the commercial real estate industry, Mr. Baradziej has held positions in a variety of roles within the portfolio valuations, underwriting, loan originations, and planning & reporting functions. He also has extensive experience across multiple property types including office, industrial, multi-family, retail, hotel, golf courses and manufactured housing in markets across the country.
Mr. Baradziej joined Inland Mortgage Capital after spending the majority of his career as a valued member of the GE Real Estate team, along with prior positions at Heller Financial and Northern Trust.
Mr. Baradziej is a graduate of Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business in Bloomington, IN.
Mr. Gurrister joined Inland Mortgage Capital in 2015. He is a recent graduate of Illinois State University where he studied Finance and Accounting. Mr. Gurrister previously worked at Citizens Equity First Credit Union (CEFCU) in Peoria, IL where he was responsible for performing credit analysis on potential commercial mortgage loans.
Ms. Kuta joined the IMC team in 2014. She is responsible for email marketing correspondence, website management, trade show and event coordination, and database reporting. Her responsibilities also include updating IMC’s social media outlets and tracking marketing effectiveness.
Ms. Kuta has 6 years of marketing experience in a variety of industries, including publishing and manufacturing, with a concentration in E-commerce and social media.
Ms. Kuta is a graduate of Lewis University with a degree in Marketing and Business Administration.
Ms. McDonald joined Inland Mortgage Capital in 2016. Over her 25 year career in commercial real estate finance industry, Ms. McDonald has worked across multiple aspects of the commercial real estate spectrum including real estate development, CMBS ratings analysis and mortgage originations. Prior to joining Inland Mortgage Capital, she held positions at Wilmorite, Inc., Fitch Ratings and JP Morgan. She is responsible for overseeing all aspects of credit including underwriting, due diligence, and closing.
Ms. McDonald has her MBA from the William E. Simon School of Business at the University of Rochester.
Mr. Filippelli joined Inland Mortgage Capital as Vice President/ Portfolio Manager in 2016. His 19+ years of experience come from positions held as an Asset Manager, overseeing a portfolio of multi-tenant retail assets and Due Diligence Manager, responsible for underwriting and reviewing $13 billion in successful acquisitions for three REITS.
Mr. Filippelli has experience with traditional property types, as well as unique assets such as lodging companies, correctional facilities, and senior housing. He has held positions at InvenTrust Properties Corporation, as well as the Inland Real Estate Group of Companies.
At IMC, he is responsible for all surveillance of the commercial real estate bridge loan portfolio, including oversight of loan servicing and post-closing functions.
Mr. Filippelli received his BBA from Western Illinois University in Macomb, IL and received his MBA from North Central College in Naperville, IL.
Senior Vice President of Loan Origination- Eastern Region
Marcus Perry brings 25+ years of commercial real estate experience to Inland Mortgage Capital. With a background in valuation, credit/underwriting and origination, he has a depth of experience that ranges from construction lending, term and revolving credit facilities to CMBS. Mr. Perry’s most recent past involved 12+ years in CMBS underwriting and origination, with a recession detour in workouts and portfolio underwriting/valuation. He holds a B.S. in Finance from Fairleigh Dickinson University and a M.S. in Real Estate from New York University. Mr. Perry enjoys fishing, mountain biking and spending time outdoors with his young family.
Mr. Blaha joined Inland Mortgage in the summer of 2017, working with the portfolio management team. As a senior analyst he will be supporting the portfolio management team by evaluating borrower’s financials and completing research for various promising markets. He spent the previous 7 years in real estate valuation at Duff & Phelps, working with traditional property types as well as senior housing and medical office. He has a real estate broker’s license and Appraiser license for the state of Illinois. He is a graduate of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Cubs season ticket holder.