Kris Mikkelsen, executive vice president, Co-Heads the Investment Sales and Real Estate Finance functions at Walker & Dunlop. Mr. Mikkelsen joined W&D in 2015 and played a primary role in building the Investment Sales practice from a regional boutique to a national platform transacting with and on behalf of the industries most sophisticated investors. Mr. Mikkelsen has formally led the investment sales team since 2020 and the group has transacted on over $55B of volume with over 500 clients during that time period.
Mr. Mikkelsen is a graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he earned a bachelor’s degree with highest honors in management and was a two-time All-American member and Captain of the men’s golf team.
From 2011 to 2013, Mr. Mikkelsen served as the founding chairman of the National Multi Housing Council’s Emerging Leader Committee and is currently a member of the Multifamily Gold Council for the Urban Land Institute (ULI). Kris, and his wife Lisa, are members of the Buckhead Church in Atlanta, GA and active with Atlanta Union Mission and City of Refuge, two groups focused on serving the at risk in the Atlanta area.