Bill Wein Joins Walker & Dunlop to Manage Company's Capital Markets Production

Jul 01, 2013, 08:30 ET from Walker & Dunlop, Inc.

BETHESDA, Md., July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE: WD) announced today that William F. Wein, Jr. ("Bill") has joined the Company as senior vice president and chief production officer of the capital markets department, responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Walker & Dunlop capital markets group. He will be located in the Company's Chicago office.

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Mr. Wein joins Walker & Dunlop from Marcus & Millichap Capital Corporation, where he managed loan originators in the eastern and central United States; managed, enhanced and expanded life company, bank and CMBS lender relationships; and increased revenues year over year. Previously, he was executive vice president at Cohen Financial where he was responsible for operations and annual transactions of $5+ billion. During his time there, Mr. Wein doubled gross revenues, managed, enhanced and expanded key lender relationships and served as a member of the executive committee.

Howard Smith, executive vice president & chief operating officer stated, "Bill is a great addition to the Walker & Dunlop team. His depth of experience and strong industry relationships will help us continue to accelerate our growth across the country in the capital markets area of our business. In the management of the Company's day-to-day operation of the capital markets group, Bill will ensure that Walker & Dunlop's nationwide team is well-positioned to offer a range of lending strategies and options to meet client needs."

Mr. Wein earned his bachelor's degree from Denison University in Ohio and his MBA from Syracuse University.

Mr. Wein can be reached at 312-428-2529 or

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, structured debt and equity, including interim financing. Walker & Dunlop, LLC has over 400 employees located in 20 offices nationwide. More information about the Company can be found at

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