Blake Coules
Senior Director – Commercial Real Estate Industry Practice Lead
Moody’s Analytics


Across 35 years in banking, Blake has gained deep insights into the inner working of this sector. Over the last two decades, Blake has been an Operating Committee member, leading teams and executing strategies in Credit and Enterprise Risk as well as Line of Business. His focus over this time has been primarily Commercial/Corporate with particular emphasis on CRE. Blake has spent most of his career with large and mid-size banks.

Blake joined Moody’s in 2021 after leading the transformation of the credit approval and reporting process at a $25 billion bank.

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