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  • Commercial lender Berkadia expands mortgage banking team

    Lender adds three new directors
    Commercial mortgage lender Berkadia recently announced it has added three new directors to its mortgage banking team. Berkadia EVP and Head of Mortgage Banking Hilary Provinse said the additions enhance the company's regional and product expertise and are another step in the company's ongoing efforts to cultivate best-in-class talent in every major market.
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  • MBA Tech: Is it better to build your own technology or buy it?

    Panel explores pros and cons of developing tech solutions
    When it comes to utilizing technology in your business, is it better to build your own solution or to buy one that is already developed and ready to use? Well, that depends what you’re looking for, according to experts at the Mortgage Bankers Association’s 2019 Technology Solutions Conference.
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  • Walker & Dunlop name managing director of FHA finance group

    Joshua Rosen to oversee HUD originations for the company
    Walker & Dunlop announced Tuesday it has named Joshua Rosen to serve as managing director in its FHA finance group. Rosen will be based out of the company's Chicago office, where he will oversee loan originations through HUD, as well as various interim lending programs, with a focus on healthcare and senior housing finance.  
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  • Walker & Dunlop plots expansion in multifamily small loans

    Hires new VP and deputy chief underwriter
    Walker & Dunlop, which already ranks among Fannie Mae’s top five multifamily small loan lenders, is planning to grow its small loan business even more. According to Walker & Dunlop, both Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have seen growth in recent years in their smaller loan programs, with loan volume rising 57.8% from 2016 to 2017. And W&D is planning to capitalize on that growth with its two new hires.
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  • Walker & Dunlop grows lending arm by acquiring iCap Realty Advisors

    Atlanta mortgage banking firm joins Walker & Dunlop
    Already one of the nation’s largest commercial and multifamily financiers, Walker & Dunlop has its sights on more. To that end, the company announced this week that it acquired iCap Realty Advisors, a mortgage banking firm based in Atlanta, Georgia that provides debt placement solutions for all commercial real estate asset classes.
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  • Walker & Dunlop appoints new VP in its capital markets group

    Trevor Blood will help to expand Walker & Dunlop throughout the country
    In a move to expand its presence in Southern California, Walker & Dunlop recently announced it appointed Trevor Blood as the new vice president in its capital markets group. Chief Production Officer of Walker & Dunlop Capital Markets Group Cliff Carnes said the company is confident that Blood will be a great asset to the company.
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  • Walker & Dunlop joins Freddie Mac SFR pilot program

    Walker & Dunlop will provide $10 million to $25 million for affordable single-family rentals
    Walker & Dunlop is partnering with Freddie Mac to bring its affordable single-family rental pilot program to life. The program offers additional financing option for workforce and affordable rental housing in one to four-unit buildings. Walker & Dunlop’s dedicated SFR team will focus on providing loans to middle markets with an average loan size of between $10 million and $25 million.
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  • Walker & Dunlop taking on the West Coast, hires Javier Rivera to develop its investment sales platform

    Rivera will serve as senior vice president of new West Coast investment sales office
    Walker & Dunlop hired Javier Rivera as senior vice president to help lead its newly minted West Coast multifamily investment sales team. Before he signed on with Walker & Dunlop, Rivera was an executive vice president with JLL’s Capital Markets Group and built the company’s multifamily investment sales and finance business in Southern California.
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  • Walker & Dunlop adds Mark Besharaty to California multifamily team

    Besharaty will focus on driving multifamily loan origination growth
    Walker & Dunlop announce the addition of Mark Besharaty, as senior vice president and chief production officer to lead a new initiative focused on multifamily small loans. The company hopes that multifamily small loans will provide sustainable and affordable financing solutions for smaller properties in a rapidly growing market.
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  • Walker & Dunlop hires new senior vice president to help with $2 billion sales effort

    Adds Bobby Gatling as senior vice president of investment sales
    Walker & Dunlop wants to increase it's investment sales volume by $2 billion and hired Bobby Gatling away from CBRE to help with the effort. In his new role, Gatling will be responsible for originating and executing the sale of multifamily assets in Central and North Florida.
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