Ray Driver III, Principal of Q10 | Kinghorn, Driver, Hough & Co., began his commercial mortgage banking career when he joined the company in 1975. Ray is presently the 3rd generation owner. With a career spanning over 35 years, Ray has worked with leading life insurance lenders across the country in developing their loan origination platforms. In addition to his involvement with life insurance lenders and overseeing the day-to-day business practices, Ray is responsible for debt and equity placement for income producing properties. Ray’s knowledge of the banking industry, coupled with the interpersonal relationships he has built with key partners throughout his career, have been key components in his continued success. Ray is committed to his firm’s tradition of “Growth-Through-Relationships” by continuously looking to build and maintain strong relationships with customers, partners and his internal staff.
Ray has been involved with, and held leadership positions with several industry organizations such as the MBA (Mortgage Bankers’ Association), TMBA (Texas Mortgage Bankers Association), and the Houston chapter of NAIOP (2004 President and served on their Houston Chapter Board of Directors for several years). He is also involved with the ULI (Urban Land Institute), and ICSC (International Council of Shopping Centers). In addition, Ray has provided his leadership to several community and civic organizations and currently serves as the Chairman on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee for Q10 Capital, LLC.
Ray is a graduate of the Stephen F. Austin University.