Tanner is a member of the lender and commercial services and real estate practice group with a primary focus on commercial mortgage-backed securities. He assists capital market lenders navigate commercial real estate loan transactions. His wide-ranging experience and practical approach to resolving issues enable Tanner to close difficult transactions efficiently and successfully. Prior to joining Frost Brown Todd, Tanner spent five years as in-house counsel for Farm Credit Mid-America. He provided full legal support to the $20 billion agricultural cooperative lender. He worked with its agribusiness and capital market teams on sophisticated transactions, including loan originations, restructures, syndications, and participations across the United States.
After graduating law school, Tanner practiced law at a major mid-south law firm, from 2004-2008 where he represented several national lenders in complex commercial lending transactions. He was personally responsible for closing more than 50 real estate deals that ranged in size from five million to thirty million dollars.