Stan J. Kafka is the Principal of Freedom Financial Funds, LLC. Mr. Kafka has over 48 years of experience in the banking industry. Throughout this period, he has originated, managed, worked out, or approved over $10B in real estate loans. Before joining City National in 1992, Mr. Kafka was employed by Union Bank for 25 years as an area executive in real estate loan administration. He also was president of Stanco Properties, Inc., a Union Bank subsidiary that provided specialized real estate services. Mr. Kafka serves on the Executive Committee and as chair of the membership committee of the University of Southern California’s Lusk Center for Real Estate, and is a member of the Casden Industry Advisory Council.
A graduate of Pepperdine University’s MBA program, Mr. Kafka also holds bachelor’s degrees in real estate and finance from the University of Southern California. He has earned several certificates in real estate and finance.