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Walker & Dunlop Has Been Named Top Direct Lender by Midwest Real Estate News

Bethesda, Maryland – September 26, 2016

Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE: WD) (the “Company”) announced today it was named by Midwest Real Estate News in their “Best of the Best 2016” issue as the Top Direct Lender for 2015. In 2015, Walker & Dunlop financed over $3.1 billion in the Midwest region where the Company has four offices.

Walker & Dunlop’s President, Howard Smith commented, “Walker & Dunlop is thrilled to be ranked the Top Direct Lender by Midwest Real Estate News. Our team of dedicated professionals consistently provides outstanding service to our clients and our overall loan volume in the Midwest and across the country reflects our success.” The “Best of the Best 2016” list was recently published in Midwest Real Estate News, which is considered the region’s premier commercial real estate magazine. Rankings were calculated based on the total dollar volume of transactions completed in 2015.

Prominent deals Walker & Dunlop closed in the Midwest region during 2015 include:

  • Arkadia Tower - Chicago, Illinois - $108,600,000 - Multifamily
  • Autumn Chase Apartments - Hoffman Estates, Illinois - $50,000,000 - Multifamily
  • McDowell Place Apartments - Naperville, Illinois - $41,989,000 - Multifamily

Walker & Dunlop has access to over 150 capital sources and its comprehensive suite of offerings allows the Company to structure loans with Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, HUD/ FHA, life insurance companies, banks, CMBS, as well as through its proprietary bridge loan program. Having been in the industry since 1937, the Company offers unparalleled experience, broad market coverage through its national footprint, an expert team of financing professionals, and exceptional customer service.

About Walker & Dunlop

Walker & Dunlop (NYSE: WD), headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, is one of the largest commercial real estate services and 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 600 professionals in 28 offices across the nation with an unyielding commitment to client satisfaction.

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