Blake Hering, Jr.was named NBS Financial Services' 2010 Finance Officer of the Year at an awards banquet Jan. 22.
Blake has originated loans valued at more than $1.1 billion during his 11 years with NBS.In 2010, he arranged 10 loans valued at $64 million. He secured $14 million for the CH2M Hill Center (aka Parkside Center) in Portland. He also arranged $13 million for the Lodges at Lake Salish, a 200-unit luxury apartment property in Fairview, Oregon, and $7 million for the Alder Creek Apartments in Vancouver, Washington.
Blake is an executive vice president and partner in Norris, Beggs & Simpson Companies. He sits on the Advisory Committee for Nationwide Life Insurance Company, and is a board member of the Oregon Sports Hall of Fame. He is also active as a coach and board volunteer for youth lacrosse in Beaverton.
NBS Financial had a solid 2010: Our finance officers originated a total of 42 loans valued at just under $200 million, and our loan servicing department serviced $1.6 billion in loans.