Ed Luther has over 20 years of commercial and residential real estate experience including project financing, project management, joint venture and investor relationships, and new project acquisitions. Mr. Luther has served as Executive Vice President of BlackStar Financial, Inc. since 2010, when he joined MasterCraft/BlackStar.
Mr. Luther was the Director of the Major Loan Department for Downey Savings and Loan Association beginning 1993. Mr. Luther was responsible for all commercial and residential loan originations ($300 million annually), along with portfolio management and loan modifications. His experience includes permanent and bridge financing including land development and construction of retail, industrial, office, multi-family and single-family residential subdivision projects.
Ed was a player in the National Football League from 1980-1987, and holds a Bachelor of Science degree from San Jose State University and an MBA from National University. Ed also holds a California Real Estate Broker’s License.