What we're building

Release is the future of commercial real estate finance. We’re building modern financial products used by property owners and operators of all sizes.

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Founding Team

Ryan Mapes
CEO & Co-Founder
Ryan Mapes
Multifamily investor. Previously led Growth at Hired.com (acquired), StyleSeat, and BlackBird (acquired).
Phil Bolton
Finance | Co-Founder
Phil Bolton
Commercial banking experience at Capital One. Led Finance & Data at Roo and BlackBird (acquired).
Bradley Herman
Engineering | Co-Founder
Bradley Herman
Co-Founder & CTO at Soothe.com and Jeevz.com. Previously roles as engineer/tech lead at Coinbase, Hired.com, and Bleacher Report.
Adam Schlesinger
Advisor - Banking
Adam Schlesinger
Board member of Liberty Bank NA. 20 yrs in capital markets and banking. Fintech board advisor. Founded, advised and exited several tech companies.
Dan Titcomb
Advisor - Lending
Dan Titcomb
Founder and CEO of Provide (acq by Fifth Third Bank) - built company’s lending strategy, securing billions in commitments from bank partners.

Our Core Values

Trust throughout
We work tirelessly to earn and maintain trust by delivering transparency and reliability in everything we do.
Make it magical
We focus on the experience and do more than is expected, regardless of the lift.
Be bold, not reckless
We upend the status quo and cut through complexity with creativity and calculation.
Win together
We learn and evolve from every experience without ego and rely on each other’s strengths.

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Backed by some of the sharpest minds in finance and technology.


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