For Investors


AURA has the corporate resources and multiple distribution opportunities, including traditional syndication and credit enhanced syndication, to give AURA the flexibility to meet the needs of a variety of institutional investors.


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Lynn Ambrosy joined AURA in 2010. Lynn is the Vice President of Distribution within AURA.  In his role as Vice President, Lynn is responsible for investor development, relationship management and fund management of the Tax Credit and debt syndication platforms.  Prior to joining AURA, Lynn was a Vice President in the Treasury division of Prologis, where he was responsible for establishing new lender relationships and restructuring/originating secured debt.  Prior to Prologis, Lynn spent 12 years originating and underwriting commercial mortgage loans at Principal Global Investors and Allstate Investments, LLC.  Lynn is on the Real Estate Program Advisory Board for the University of Northern Iowa.  Lynn received his BA in Finance from the University of Northern Iowa and his MBA from the University of Iowa


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Andy Crain joined AURA in 2006. Andy is an Associate Director in the Community Investments group. In his role as Associate Director, Andy is responsible for assisting in investor development, relationship management and fund management in the tax credit syndication and debt fund platforms. Prior to his current role, Andy was the Investor Reporting Manager for AURA’s Community Investments group which included management of all aspects related to the reporting of portfolio performance information to internal and external clients. Prior to that role, Andy was a Senior Analyst in AURA's Tax Credit Asset Management group where he played an active role in managing a large tax credit equity portfolio. Prior to joining AURA, Andy worked for a property management and real estate sales firm in Eastern Iowa. Andy received his BA in Finance and Real Estate from the University of Northern Iowa and his MBA from the University of Iowa.


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David Crew joined AURA in 1997. David is a Managing Director for Commercial Mortgage Loan Origination. In his role as Managing Director, he is responsible for leading the Relationship Management team for all non-affiliated CML clients. In addition to these responsibilities, David is responsible for mortgage loan originations in Arizona, Idaho, New Mexico, and Nevada. Prior to assuming his current role, David was Managing Director responsible for managing loan origination in the Northeast and Mountain Regions. Prior to joining Aegon, David worked for Principal Global Investors, where he was involved with commercial mortgage loan origination, appraisal, and development joint ventures. He later went on to The Travelers Insurance Company and then to Allstate Insurance Company, where he originated commercial mortgage loans nationwide for both firms. David received his BS in Economics from Iowa State University.


Aegon USA Realty Advisors, LLC (“AURA”), an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Aegon N.V., is a U.S.-based investment adviser registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) and part of Aegon Asset Management, the global investment management brand of Aegon Group.