EY named Kevin Miller and Brendan Miller of Thorofare Capital semifinalists for the Entrepreneur of the Year 2020 Awards in Los Angeles. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who excel in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.

The Millers were selected as semifinalists by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a virtual awards event on Oct. 2.

“We appreciate the recognition bestowed on us by EY Entrepreneur of the Year judges and share the honor with the entire team at Thorofare,” Kevin Miller, CEO of Thorofare Capital, said. “We recognize success in today’s difficult times requires the commitment and dedication of every one of our nearly 30 commercial real estate finance professionals. I thank them for helping us and Thorofare earn this professional recognition.”

“Thorofare continues to rise to meet the challenges presented no matter the market or economic conditions by remaining focused on our investment strategy and valued partners as we have for the last decade,” Brendan Miller, chief investment officer of Thorofare Capital, said.

The organizations and causes Thorofare Capital that supports include Junior Achievement of Southern California, Loyola High School of Los Angeles, Kidspace Children’s Museum, Still Got Game Foundation, Kure It Cancer Research, St. Philip the Apostle School, Homeboy Industries, Catholic Community Foundation Los Angeles, Los Angeles Mission and City of Hope.

Thorofare Capital is a commercial real estate debt fund manager and origination platform. The Los Angeles-based firm, with additional offices in New York and Newport Beach, CA, focuses on $10 million to $100 million financing transactions, targeting value-add and opportunistic acquisitions, recapitalizations and distressed debt secured by transitional commercial real estate properties. In 201, Thorofare Capital originated 34 senior secured bridge loans in 13 states totaling more than $430 million.