Walker & Dunlop Announces New Loan Origination Team in Tampa, Florida

Feb 18, 2014, 08:30 ET from Walker & Dunlop, Inc.

BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE: WD) (the "Company") announced today that Jeremy Pino and Livingston Hessam have joined the Company as vice presidents. Mr. Pino and Mr. Hessam, based out of Tampa, FL, will focus on originating commercial real estate debt and equity throughout the United States for all types of income-producing properties.

Mr. Pino joins the Company from Grandbridge Real Estate Capital and Mr. Hessam joins the Company from MetLife Real Estate Investors.

Senior Vice President & Capital Markets Chief Production Officer, Bill Wein commented, "Our new team in Tampa reflects our continued commitment to strengthening our position in the Southeast and hiring talented loan originators to accommodate the capital needs of our clients. We welcome Jeremy and Livingston as the newest members of the Walker & Dunlop team."

Jeremy Pino can be reached at (954) 554-1068 or jpino@walkerdunlop.com.   Livingston Hessam can be reached at (813) 494-5320 or lhessam@walkerdunlop.com.

About Walker & Dunlop Through its subsidiary Walker & Dunlop, LLC, Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE: WD) is one of the leading commercial real estate finance companies in the United States, with a primary focus on multifamily lending. As a Fannie Mae DUS®, Freddie Mac Program Plus® and MAP- and LEAN-approved FHA lender, the Multifamily and FHA Finance groups are focused on lending to property owners, investors, and developers of multifamily properties across the country. The Capital Markets group specializes in financing commercial real estate for owners and investors across the United States, securing capital from large institutions such as life insurance companies, commercial banks, CMBS lenders, pension funds, and specialty finance companies. The Proprietary Capital group develops new financial products and provides institutional advisory, asset management, and investment management services with respect to debt and equity, including bridge financing. Walker & Dunlop, LLC has more than 400 employees located in 21 offices nationwide. For more information about the Company, please visit www.walkerdunlop.com or follow us on Twitter at @Walkerdunlop.

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