Richard A. Thomas

Richard A. Thomas

Senior Vice President
Office Manager, Seniors Housing and Healthcare Finance Group
Atlanta, GA


Richard, Senior Vice President and Seniors Housing Product Manager for Grandbridge Real Estate Capital (a subsidiary of BB&T Corporation), has a depth of real estate and banking experience spanning nearly three decades and ranging from commercial loan workouts, asset management/disposition to debt and equity placement.

Since 2003, Richard has been focused solely on the seniors housing and healthcare industry as a provider of debt and equity capital as well as advisory services to clients nationwide. He has originated and closed more than $8 billion in seniors housing  and healthcare loan, sales and advisory transactions and has consistently earned top company and lender production awards.

He is an executive board member of the American Seniors Housing Association and an active participant in the National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing & Care Industry (NIC).

Richard holds a BA and MBA from Berry College, and Georgia State University, respectively.

Representative closings

Brightview North Andover

  • $30,250,000
  • 133 units
  • Refinance
  • Fannie Mae

Pacific Pointe Retirement Inn

  • $12,250,000
  • 114 units
  • Acquisition/Bridge
  • BB&T Real Estate Funding

Thunderbird Senior Living

  • $24,975,000
  • 340 units
  • Refinance
  • Agency

Brightview Woodburn

  • $29,900,000
  • 94 units
  • Refinance
  • Agency

Benton House of West Ashley

  • $9,487,000
  • 59 units
  • Construction
  • BB&T Financial Corporation
  • Originated by Richard Thomas

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