Mr. Lawton is a managing director and a member of Crescent’s Management Committee with Crescent Capital and Co-Head of the investor relations group based in the Los Angeles office. He leads capital development and fundraising activities for the group. Mr. Lawton is responsible for developing and managing strategic relationships with institutional investors focusing on financial institutions globally. Mr. Lawton started his career at Crescent in 2012 and prior to that spent several years at Wells Fargo Bank in various banking roles. Mr. Lawton is a graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University in Ontario Canada and earned an MBA from Pepperdine University.