Blake Allen joined Read King in 2007 and currently serves as the firm’s Chief Financial Officer. He is a member of the Executive Committee and oversees the financial platform, lending relationships and joint venture partnerships. Blake is responsible for all capital raising activities including construction financing, long term permanent financing and investment sales. He serves as investor relations for all partnerships and plays an integral role in establishing the economic viability of potential developments.
During his tenure at Read King, Blake has successfully secured financing for over 2,000,000 square feet of commercial real estate development. He is critically involved in establishing the direction of the firm and recognizing new opportunities in all business cycles.
Blake earned his BBA in Finance, Marketing and Real Estate from Texas Christian University. He is an active member of ICSC and President of a local MUD Board. In his free time, Blake enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf and is actively involved in his church and other charitable organizations.