Multifamily Finance Expert Joins Leading Commercial Real Estate Finance Firm

Nov 18, 2015, 16:30 ET from Walker & Dunlop, Inc.

BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE: WD) announced today it has hired Kyle Peterson as vice president in its Multifamily Finance group.  As an accomplished commercial real estate professional, Mr. Peterson, based out of Walker & Dunlop's Chicago office, specializes in the financing of acquisitions, rehabilitations, and new construction of affordable and market rate properties.  Mr. Peterson furthers Walker & Dunlop's strategic goal of increasing its multifamily Agency originations, particularly in areas outside of the market rate product caps.

Executive Vice President and Chief Production Officer, Don King, stated, "Kyle is a proven and accomplished leader within the multifamily affordable housing industry.  His analytical, management, and business development experience along with creative partnership developments will be a valued asset to the team.  We are excited to welcome Kyle to Walker & Dunlop and look forward to his future success."

Prior to joining Walker & Dunlop, Mr. Peterson served as vice president at Herman & Kittle Properties, where he provided financing solutions for affordable and market rate housing and developed strategic partnerships to win business with housing authorities and other not-for profit partners.  Before Herman & Kittle Properties, Mr. Peterson served in multiple positions including vice president of development at Banner Apartments.

About Walker & Dunlop Walker & Dunlop (NYSE: WD), headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, is one of the largest commercial real estate finance companies in the United States providing financing and investment sales  to owners of multifamily and commercial properties. Walker & Dunlop, which is included in the S&P SmallCap 600 Index, has over 500 professionals in 24 offices across the nation with an unyielding commitment to client satisfaction.

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