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 over $1.7 Billion in project financing and has overseen the sale of over $500 Million worth of assets. He is critically involved in establishing the direction of the firm and has the ability to recognize 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 Waller MUD Board #9. He and his wife, Evan, and their two daughters are members of Chapelwood United Methodist Church and are involved in global outreach through Family Legacy Missions International.