History

History

Since the company’s formation in 2009, Aileron has grown to become one of the largest non-bank lenders in the nation. The company continues to evolve and adapt with every economic cycle.

Timeline

Aegis RE Partners, LLC, is formed as a national specialty finance firm, focused on providing short-term loans to investors for the acquisition and renovation of residential real estate.

Aileron Holdings, LLC is formed as the parent company of a series of subsidiary companies.

Aileron Capital Management, LLC is formed to manage the investments of Aileron Holdings, LLC. The first managed fund, Aileron Fixed Income Fund I, LLC, is created to invest in SBA 504 first mortgage loans.

The second investment fund, Aileron RE Opportunities Fund I, LLC is formed to originate high yield senior stretch and mezzanine loans.

Aileron Capital Management becomes broker dealer, and is approved by the Small Business Administration as an SBA Pool Originator, allowing the company to acquire and pool SBA 504 secondary market loans as part of the First Mortgage Lien Pool (FMLP) program.

Aileron is approved as an eligible lender by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Company begins origination USDA Business & Industry (B&I) loans.

The Company begins making direct investments in real estate. Acquires multiple parcels of land in Southwest Florida. Aileron Investment Management, LLC is formed as the new investment management and development company.

McGregor 325, LLC is formed by the Company for the development of Channelside Apartments, a 325 unit Class A apartment community in Fort Myers, FL. Aileron is the developer and primary equity investor.

Aileron creates new EB-5/SBA 504 construction-perm loan platform and begins originating loans. The Company closes $54 million in new construction loans within eight months of launching the program.

Aileron/McGregor 325 completes the construction of Channelside. Property is stabilized within 90 days of completion.

Aileron closes over $110 million in new construction loans, and becomes one of the top hotel construction lenders in the nation.

Aileron closes on sale of Channelside Apartments for $55 million. Price per unit is a record for Lee County.

Aileron breaks ground on two new development projects: 90-unit apartment project known as Midtown, and a mixed-use project known as Liberty Park, which includes 320 multifamily units, a 131 unit assisted living facility, and 20,000 square feet of retail space.