Mr. Dannatt started his mortgage company banking career in 1972 with Terrell-Brown & Co. in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, after graduating from Iowa State University. Mr. Dannatt has worked for Security Pacific Mortgage, Cal Fed Mortgage, and Commonwealth Mortgage of Texas. In 1986, he started Allan D. Dannatt & Co., which was later sold to GMACCM in 1999. In 2006, along with his sons, he bought back the company which is now known as Commercial Resource Capital. His entire mortgage banking career has been spent in commercial real estate finance. Throughout the entirety of his career, Mr. Dannatt has financed in excess of $8 billion of real estate.