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D. Scott Dixon

Sr. Vice President & Credit Risk Officer, Commercial Real Estate – Institutional and Specialty Finance

Scott Dixon is a Sr. Vice President / Sr. Credit Officer in Truist Bank’s Commercial Real Estate line of business, supporting the Institutional and Specialty Finance team, which manages $14B in relationships with publicly-traded and private REITs and institutional investment funds, as well as the CRE Carolinas team in the National Real Estate Group. 

Scott’s previous roles within the heritage SunTrust CRE Division have included oversight for portfolio analytics, governance & regulatory matters, and serving as group manager for the credit teams which supported the regional Commercial Real Estate offices in the SunTrust Bank footprint.  

Prior to joining SunTrust in 2012, Scott served as Regional Director of the Royal Bank of Canada’s Commercial Real Estate Division in Georgia.  

While at RBC he also served as President of RBC Capital Advisors, the company’s commercial mortgage banking and loan servicing subsidiary in the U.S. 

Scott has more than 35 years of experience in commercial real estate loan origination and risk management with national and super-regional banks. Prior to Truist, he has held senior-level positions in CRE finance with the Royal Bank of Canada, Regions Bank, Wells Fargo, and Bank of America.   

Scott frequently serves as a panelist, discussion leader, and instructor for various CRE and banking industry organizations including: the CRE Finance Council (CREFC), the Risk Management Association (RMA), the Mortgage Bankers Association, and the Federal Reserve Bank.  

Scott is active in the Risk Management Association for more than 30 years, having served as an instructor for various Commercial Real Estate courses, and as the Discussion Leader for the Commercial Real Estate Forums.  

Scott is also a member of the Steering Committee for CREFC’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee, and formerly served as a co-chair of CREFC’s Bank Portfolio Lenders Forum. 

He is also active in the Mortgage Bankers Association and the Real Estate Investment Advisory Council (REIAC) Atlanta chapter.   

Scott is a graduate of the University of Florida, and resides in Atlanta.