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Lance Wright

Managing Director and Head of Central Region Originations

Lance Wright is a Managing Director for ACORE Capital and operates out of the firm’s Dallas, Texas office. He manages the Central Region for ACORE which includes both the Southwest and Midwest areas of the United States and he originates roughly $1 billion of debt volume per year.

Prior to his current role, Lance was a Regional Director at GE Capital Real Estate where he oversaw the origination efforts in the Central portion of the United States. While at GE, Lance was named one of the “20 Rising Stars in Real Estate” by Institutional Investor News in 2008. Prior to this position, Lance was a Senior Director at GE and was consistently one of the top producers within North America Lending.

Lance has been actively involved in the real estate finance industry since graduating from SMU in 1990. He joined GE in 2001 from Heller Financial where he was Director. Earlier in his career, Lance worked with Amresco in Dallas.

Currently a Vice Chair of the 1,250-member ULI North Texas Chapter, Lance is an active member in the national ULI Student Housing Council (STHC), and is also a member of NMHC, MBA, ICSC and The Real Estate Council (TREC).

Lance has a BBA in Finance from SMU and an MBA in Finance from the University of Texas at Arlington. While at SMU, Lance was a member of the 1986 SMU Mustang football team.

Lance has been married to his wife, Angie, for 19 years and they reside in University Park, Texas. They have three children – Christian (age 16), George Nicholas (age 14) and Alexandra (age 10). Lance enjoys watching his children’s sports teams, playing golf, traveling, and reading in his spare time.

“ACORE delivered on an aggressive closing timeline while building in valuable flexibility that will allow us to quickly and effectively effectuate our repositioning strategy.”
Ryan Walsh, Sterling Bay

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