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Mission Peak Capital

Established in 2008, Mission Peak Capital continues to serve domestic and international financial institutions and governments in the evaluation and advisory of fixed income portfolios.

About

Mission Peak Capital is an independent capital markets company dedicated to providing transparency, risk solutions, and investment guidance to owners of fixed income securities and loans.

We are highly experienced in evaluating the underlying risks of complex debt securities. We assist in valuation, due diligence, credit assessment, accounting, investment policy development, and portfolio strategy. Our team consists of credit, accounting, mortgage, banking, and technology professionals with global banking, credit, and executive management experience.

Mission Peak Capital is a Registered Investment Advisor.

Mission Peak Capital

Advisory

Our most successful work centers around research and strategy to extract value from, or better understand, a debt security. Our clients receive better information and are more capable of understanding their positions because we dissect the detail.

Recapitalization and Acquisition

Our relationships create value-add opportunities in the distressed debt and real estate markets. Our clients capitalize on sourcing and workout capabilities we have developed within the servicing community.

Principal Investments

Team

The Mission Peak Capital team consists of individuals with the following backgrounds:
  • Mortgage and distressed credit, including loan modeling, with credit and research experience as structuring analysts, originators, and as buy-side and rating agency analysts.
  • Technology and Data professionals experienced in procuring granular data from Trustee and Servicer websites and feeds, and reviewing RMBS and CMBS servicer performance.
  • Former Community Bank Executives familiar with specific needs and relationships of the community and regional banker.
  • Team Members have worked for, in a variety of capacities, the following institutions achieving relevant experience during this time period, both domestically and globally: Bank of America, Deutsche Bank, Ernst & Young, Fitch Ratings, Macquarie Group, Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, Park Bridge Financial, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Standard & Poor’s, and UMB Bank, among others.

Full Partner

Wit Solberg

Wit Solberg is the founding and full partner in Mission Peak Capital. Prior to founding Mission Peak Capital in 2008, Mr. Solberg ran the syndicate desk for commercial real estate debt products at Deutsche Bank in Asia (ex Japan). Based in Hong Kong, he structured and sold transactions throughout Asia including deals in Hong Kong, China, Singapore, and Indonesia, among others. Before joining Deutsche Bank, Mr. Solberg worked for Fitch Ratings, both in the New York mortgage securities group and, later, as the Agency's Head of Asia Pacific Structured Debt. In that capacity, he evaluated and chaired a committee scoring all iterations of securitized credit products. Mr. Solberg also worked at PNC Bank, NA and its predecessor, Midland Loan Services, in both Commercial Mortgage Loan origination and Servicing.


Mr. Solberg is a licensed Series 65 Investment Advisor Representative. Mr. Solberg holds an MBA from Columbia Business School, and a BA in Economics from Washington University in St. Louis.

Full Partner

Chris Dunn

Chris Dunn is a full partner in Mission Peak Capital. Prior to joining Mission Peak Capital, he spent over 10 years at Deutsche Bank in various roles in New York, London, and Hong Kong. Most recently, Mr. Dunn was a Managing Director and Head of Structured Finance in the Commercial Real Estate (CRE) Group based in New York. Other roles include Head of CRE Lending for EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa) and Co-Head of CRE in Asia (ex Japan). Prior to joining Deutsche Bank, Mr. Dunn was a Principal in the Real Estate Finance Group at Banc of America Securities. Prior to joining Banc of America Securities, Chris was a Director in the Structured Finance Group at Standard & Poor's and was responsible for rating all types of commercial mortgage backed securities.


Mr. Dunn has over 20 years of experience in all facets of commercial real estate including debt and equity investments, distressed debt and NPLs, and asset management.


Mr. Dunn holds a BS in Business Administration from Boston University.

Chief Financial Officer

Jim Wood

Jim Wood joined Mission Peak Capital in February 2013 as Chief Financial Officer. His responsibilities include overseeing the collection, organization, reporting, and presentation of financial and tax information for the company and over 20 investment entities and joint ventures. Mr. Wood provides guidance and oversight of various business activities of the company and coordinates activities and communications with outside legal counsel and tax accountants.

Mr. Wood is a CPA and a licensed Series 65 Investment Advisor Representative. He has over 35 years of management and accounting experience including 16 years with KPMG.

Head of Asset Management

George Cook

Prior to joining Mission Peak Capital, George Cook specialized in turning around problem banks throughout the Midwest, and most recently was the Chairman of Solutions Bank in Overland Park, KS. Previously, Mr. Cook held similar roles for community banks in Kansas, Oklahoma, and Colorado. He Cook began his career in credit and commercial lending at the National Bank of Detroit. In addition to his roles at the various banks, Mr. Cook has also served as Consultant at Swords & Associates, a Kansas City-based bank consulting firm.

Cook holds an MBA from the University of Illinois, and a BS in Business Administration from Kansas State University.

Head of Business Development

Scott Fishkind

Scott J. Fishkind joined Mission Peak Capital in March 2014. Previously, Scott, coordinated new business assignments and managed CWCapital Asset Management relationships covering most of the portfolio. His major responsibilities included growing the client roster and expediting current client relationship request. Other primary responsibilities included overseeing B Piece and non-performing loan underwriting for clients, sales of technology and property management services. Scott was also responsible for negotiating JV agreements and Memorandum of Understandings with clients. Prior to joining CWCapital, Scott worked on the Advisory team at Park Bridge Financial for six months, where he performed due diligence and valuation for European Banking institutions and US Hedge Funds. Prior to joining Park Bridge, Scott worked in Merrill Lynch’s Global Commercial Real Estate group where he was responsible for all loan-level analytics of $17 billion of fixed-rate and floating-rate CMBS transactions. His experience also includes analysis and processing related to the sale of whole-loans, B-notes and mezzanine interests through both securitization and direct placements. Prior to joining Merrill Lynch, Mr. Fishkind was in the CMBS group at Ernst and Young LLP, where he led the comprehensive analysis portion of Agreed Upon Procedure assignments totaling over $12 billion.

Mr. Fishkind earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Miami. He also earned a Juris Doctorate, from The New York Law School. Mr. Fishkind is a member of the Maryland and Washington DC Bar Associations.

Kansas City Office

  • 1908 Main Street
    Kansas City, MO 64108
  • +1 816 994 6600
  • +1 816 994 6655
  • info@missionpeakcapital.com

New York Office

  • 77 Water Street, 8th Floor
    New York, NY 10005

Washington DC Office

  • 4800 Hampden Lane Suite 200
    Bethesda, MD 20814

Advisory Contact

  • Robert Ralston
  • +1 816 994 6610
  • robert.ralston@missionpeakcapital.com