Rep. McCormick aligns with Decisomo Finance

Gerald McCormick, a principal in the commercial real estate firm of Stone Fort Properties, is now affiliated with the investment banking firm of Decosimo Corporate Finance, LLC. In addition to McCormick's leadership with Stone Fort, he will assist Decosimo in sourcing and executing sell-side advisory engagements and debt and equity raises.

McCormick has more than 20 years of professional real estate experience stemming from his time as an industrial property appraiser at the Hamilton County Assessor of Property's office. Since 2004, he also has served as a state representative in the Tennessee State House and has been the House Majority Leader for the past six years. McCormick spent 12 years as a commercial real estate broker before forming his own company in 2009 – Stone Fort Properties – where he will continue to serve the needs of his clients.

"The breadth of Mr. McCormick's experience and knowledge about all facets of the real estate and business markets will be valuable to DCF and its clients as we continue to provide much-needed investment banking services to the middle market," said Tom Decosimo, managing principal at DCF, LLC.

The University of Tennessee graduate is also a U.S. Army veteran, having served in the First Gulf War as a nuclear, biological and chemical specialist.