Mr. Clotworthy began his financial career in 1985 in Frankfurt, Germany, previously with a private trust company arranging financing and private placements. After several years he returned home to New Orleans and formed a boutique mortgage and finance company. Mr. Clotworthy merged the company into another that was working with securitization partners for commercial real estate. Responsible for all mortgage banking operations, he also originated and arranged debt, equity, mezzanine and bridge loans. Mr. Clotworthy was also responsible for $500M of acquisitions for his account and partners, consisting of retail, office and multifamily acquisitions.
Mr. Clotworthy and partners formed Southern Capital Group and Southern Capital Lending LLC. The company originates, underwrites and places conduit, agency, construction, mezzanine, and bridge loans. The company operates as real estate investment bankers and arranges joint venture and preferred equity for select transactions.