Silas E. Burke is the Founder and Managing Partner of CRF Capital, a Santa Monica based commercial real estate consulting and investment banking firm that transacts actively throughout the United States and Canada. Aside from his professional endeavors in the CRE capital markets, Mr. Burke has been a consistent supporter of Los Angeles area recovery programs and the performing arts community that so often merges with it. Coming from an East Coast family with a long history of both active addiction and successful sobriety / recovery, Silas has been on the frontlines of the disease for nearly three decades. Mr. Burke maintains the highest level of appreciation and respect for organizations such as Rock to Recovery that offer unique and compassionate solutions and treatment to those who suffer from addiction and disorders associated with adolescent trauma and adult PTSD.  S.E. Burke graduated with a B.A. degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, where he also earned an approved minor in psychology and was an All Atlantic 10 Conference selection for the Minuteman Football squad. He currently resides in Santa Monica, CA.