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Ruffin Lowry joined First Southern as a Senior Capital Advisor in 2013. Ruffin works with First Southern’s various capital sources, including insurance companies, conduit lenders, banks, as well as, mezzanine, equity and agency capital providers to structure custom capital solutions that meet our clients’ needs and objectives. Prior to joining First Southern Ruffin worked at Grandbridge Real Estate Capital where he specialized in the underwriting, analysis, and funding of all commercial real estate asset classes, across a variety of debt and equity capital sources, including Agency, FHA, Conduit, and Insurance Companies. Ruffin has also served as Vice President at Community Bank where he specialized in commercial and residential loan production. Ruffin’s experience as an analyst and lender provides First Southern and its clients with an in depth knowledge of commercial real estate and capital markets. Ruffin earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in finance and investments from the University of Mississippi and a Graduate Degree in Banking from the Mississippi School of Banking. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute, NAIOP, and CCIM. Email Ruffin.