Aaron J. Perlis, senior vice president, joined Walker & Dunlop in 2002 as part of the Structured Finance and Equity team. In his current role as senior vice president of business development, Mr. Perlis is responsible for the Company’s strategic business initiatives, including mergers and acquisitions as well as new product development. Mr. Perlis was a member of the Company’s team responsible for the acquisition of certain assets from Column Guaranteed in 2009 and worked closely with the Company’s senior management to successfully execute the Company’s initial public offering in December 2010.
Prior to his current role, Mr. Perlis was in the Company’s principal investments group and was responsible for the portfolio management of the group’s current investments as well as the due diligence and financial analysis associated with the construction, mezzanine, hybrid debt and joint venture financing of investments and acquisitions made by the principal investments group. He has been involved in the acquisition, disposition and financing of over $1.5 billion of commercial real estate transactions throughout the United States.
Mr. Perlis is a member of the Pension Real Estate Association and the National Multi Housing Council. He obtained his bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania.