Our Leadership

BMC Management Team

Keith T. Van Arsdale

Keith T. Van Arsdale

President and CEO

Keith Van Arsdale is the President and CEO of BMC Capital and also a Principal in the firm.  Since 1997, Van Arsdale has been involved in and overseen over $18 billion in commercial mortgage originations.  Keith is considered a pioneer and expert in the small balance loan sector.  Commencing in 2000, Mr. Van Arsdale oversaw BMC’s expansion of the firm with the opening of multiple offices throughout the US.  He has also developed many of the key capital relationships for the firm.  Van Arsdale was integral to the development of BMC’s proprietary web based IT platform that allows the firm to cost effectively and efficiently package, process and close small balance loans.  He also has spearheaded many of BMC’s recognized marketing programs including the creation of the trademarked slogan “Your Small Loan Is a Big Deal To Us.” 

Van Arsdale has been an active speaker and panelist at many trade industry events including the MBA CREF Conference, Crittenden Conference, Multi Housing Council and Self Storage Association.  He is also frequently cited by recognized industry publications such as Boxwood Means/Small Balance, Crittenden, Commercial Mortgage Alert and Scotsman Guide.

Prior to BMC, Van Arsdale had positions in Sales/Marketing at two Fortune 500 firms.  Mr. Van Arsdale is a graduate of Texas Christian University with a BBA in Marketing.

Carl Esrey

Carl Esrey


Carl Esrey is the founder of BMC Capital, a leading non-bank originator of commercial real estate mortgages for the $500,000 to $15 million loan sector. BMC Capital is based in Dallas, Texas, and is considered the technology and product delivery innovator of its sector. At BMC Capital, Mr. Esrey has been extensively involved with the origination, closing, underwriting, and servicing departments. Over the past 15 years he has worked on thousands of transactions.  Esrey is well connected in the lending community and has relationships with hundreds of bankers that have come to him for advice on loan solutions and loan disposition.

Mr. Esrey also serves as CEO of BMC Bancshares, Inc. which is the holding company of Titan Bank, N.A., where he serves as Chairman of the Board. Titan Bank N.A. is a national bank which was founded in 1907 and is headquartered in Mineral Wells,Texas.

Additionally, Esrey has been involved in the acquisition and disposition of multiple distressed and performing real estate related assets. He currently owns and/or manages over a thousand multifamily units.   Mr. Esrey graduated from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas.