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Lissette Rivera-Pauley

Regions Bank
Senior Vice President, Income Property Finance Team Manager
Ms. Rivera-Pauley is a Senior Vice President and Income Property Finance Team Manager for the South and Mid-Atlantic regions at Regions Bank where she guides a talented team responsible for loan structuring, underwriting, servicing and risk rating of the on-balance sheet real estate portfolio. Ms. Rivera-Pauley has 24 years of broad experience in Banking and Accounting and has worked in a wide variety of fields including Asset Based Lending, Commercial Real Estate, C&I, Large Corporate Syndications and Financial Reporting. Ms. Rivera-Pauley's previous positions have also covered a wide variety of institutions, including Barnett Bank, Wachovia, SouthTrust, SunTrust, EverBank, Community & Southern Bank, Keybank and Bank of America.
 Ms. Rivera-Pauley is actively engaged in the industry and community serving on the following Boards and committees:
  • Board member of the Southeast Chapter of the Real Estate Investment Advisory Council
  • Commercial Real Estate Finance Council (CREFC): Board of Governors
  • CREFC 2020-2021 Chair Elect for CREFC’s Portfolio Lenders – Bank Sub-forum.
  • CREFC Woman’s Network Co-Chair Speakers’ Bureau committee
  • CREFC Atlanta Women’s Network Committee
  • Executive committee of the Atlanta ULI Capital Markets Council.
  • The Risk Management Association- Accounting and Tax Committee
  • Board member of the Atlanta Chapter of The Risk Management Association
  • Mount Paran Christian School Board of Trustees
Ms. Rivera-Pauley holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Florida, an MBA in Finance with dual concentrations in Finance and Operations Management from Rollins College, and a Master’s in Accounting from the University of Connecticut.
Ms. Rivera-Pauley is fluent in Spanish and is Credit Risk Certified. She lives in Kennesaw, Georgia with her husband and two sons.