Patrick K. Dempsey, senior vice president, is responsible for financing income-producing properties including office, apartments, hotels, industrial and retail in the Midwest region. Prior to joining Walker & Dunlop in 2012, Mr. Dempsey was Senior Vice President of Grandbridge Real Estate Capital where he specialized in originating and structuring commercial real estate financing for all property types. Previously, Mr. Dempsey was a director with L.J. Melody & Company where he helped manage a regional production office and originated and placed construction, bridge, mezzanine and permanent loans and equity for clients across the country. Prior to joining L. J. Melody, he spent seven years with Beacon Realty Capital, Inc., a privately held mortgage banking and brokerage firm based in Chicago, IL. Mr. Dempsey was responsible for all aspects of originating, placement and closing of debt and equity transactions for real estate. Mr. Dempsey holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and a Master’s of Science in real estate appraisal and investment analysis from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Mr. Dempsey is an active member of the Mortgage Bankers Association.