James has been a real estate investment and finance professional for more than 25 years. Since 2002, Mr. Block has been responsible for the sourcing, structuring, negotiation, and closing of real estate debt and equity financings for KRE Group. Over his sixteen-year tenure, Mr. Block has successfully closed over $3 billion in debt and equity financings in more than 100 transactions. Mr. Block received his A.B. in Economics from Washington University in St. Louis and his M.B.A. from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.