Our mission is to create communities — with ideas and capital — where people live, work, shop, and play.
We’re the commercial real estate firm that spans 40+ locations, with employees whose commitment to supporting each other professionally and personally shines through every day. Our culture builds camaraderie and strengthens our team to set and achieve ambitious goals that we could never achieve individually. We’re collaborative, innovative, and passionate about the communities we serve.
We aspire to excellence, never content with just checking the box. We constantly strive to meet the ambitious goals we set for ourselves and take pride in being a passionate team of self-starters who make a real difference.
We cultivate a welcoming culture that empowers and supports individuals to always be the best version of themselves. This spirit extends beyond our employees to encompass our clients, partners, communities, and environment.
We excel in many disciplines, but we are one team. With the right combination of talent and expertise, we create something bigger than ourselves that serves the needs of our clients and builds lasting relationships.
We value the insights our seasoned team brings to the table because we know the future depends on diversity of thought and creative solutions.
We never give up in our quest to go the extra mile for our clients. We strive to understand their goals and work with them at every step of the way. We always do what it takes to get the job done well and with integrity.
Investment sales Multifamily broker in 2023
Loan servicing portfolio as of 12/31/22
APPRAISALS IN 2022
Oliver M. Walker and Laird Dunlop found Walker & Dunlop and becomes one of the first companies using FHA insurance to make single-family home loans.
Walker & Dunlop named one of the first companies to qualify as a Fannie Mae Delegated Underwriting and Servicing® Lender, the most efficient service available in the industry. This authorizes the company to underwrite, close and deliver most loans without pre-review.
Walker & Dunlop acquires Column Guaranteed LLC, an affiliate of Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC. Column’s $5.0 billion servicing portfolio, together with its Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and HUD operations, significantly expands Walker & Dunlop’s GSE and HUD loan origination capabilities.
Walker & Dunlop completes its initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange. At the time, Walker & Dunlop is the first mortgage banking company in over four and a half years to access the public capital markets.
Walker & Dunlop acquires CWCapital LLC, formerly an operating subsidiary of CW Financial Services LLC, which was wholly owned by funds managed by affiliates of Fortress Investment Group LLC. The acquisition nearly doubles the size of the company and its origination volume.
Entered the Multifamily Investment Sales space with the acquisition of Engler Financial Group, LLC, a Southeast-based investment advisory and brokerage firm.
Walker & Dunlop acquires Denver-based JCR Capital Investment Corporation.
Walker & Dunlop acquires iCap Realty Advisors, a mortgage banking firm based in Atlanta, Georgia that provides debt placement solutions for all commercial real estate asset classes, adding $2 billion to our servicing portfolio.
Walker & Dunlop acquires Enodo, a fully automated underwriting platform for multifamily real estate.
Walker & Dunlop acquires New York-based AKS Capital and Ohio-based MSF Real Estate Capital, expanding the company’s presence in those states.
Walker & Dunlop launches the Apprise valuation service, a joint venture with GeoPhy, modernizing the multifamily valuation.
Walker & Dunlop acquires Alliant Capital ("Alliant"), a privately-held alternative investment manager focused on low-income housing tax credit ("LIHTC") syndication, joint venture development, and community preservation fund management.
Walker & Dunlop acquires FourPoint Investment Sales Partners, an Austin based brokerage firm specializing in student housing and traditional multifamily properties.
The diversity of our people, breadth of our brand, and technological capabilities make us one of the most insightful and client-focused firms in the commercial real estate industry.