Taylor Howerton serves as SVP for InLight Real Estate Partners with a focus on the firm’s Corporate Client Solutions practice. Taylor has over 25 years of capital markets, structured finance and banking experience.
Prior to joining the firm, Taylor spent 25 years at SunTrust, now Truist Bank. Starting in 2014, Taylor helped to launch and lead the Ports & Logistics Banking Group within the Industry Specialty & Advisory practice at SunTrust. Taylor was responsible for setting an industry focused strategy across the bank and delivering insights and advice to relationships in the ports/maritime, warehousing, logistics and transportation sub-sectors. Over that time, Taylor helped the bank to more than double its commitments to the space while launching numerous initiatives including an integrated cold-storage lending practice.
Prior to joining the Industry Specialty Team, Taylor was a Director at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey (STRH) in the Financial Risk Management group specializing in capital markets and derivatives applications to help clients optimize their capital structure and mitigate market risk. Within FRM Taylor also ran the tax-exempt derivatives specialty with a focus on both asset and liability hedging strategies for municipal entities, including port authorities.
He is originally from Tallahassee, FL and received a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Florida State University.
Taylor lives in Atlanta, GA with his wife and two boys.