We are pleased to announce that Walker & Dunlop has acquired Deerwood Real Estate Capital
The combination of these two great firms will expand Walker & Dunlop's presence in New York and New Jersey and we welcome Deerwood’s talented professionals and valued clients. We look forward to working with you to develop the most successful financing solutions available.



Willy Walker became the chief executive officer of his family’s commercial real estate finance firm ten years ago, when the Company had one office and 85 employees.  In the intervening years, Walker has taken Walker & Dunlop public, acquired a number of other firms, and now the firm boasts 606 employees in 28 offices across the country.

– Commercial Observer

One number tied to education explains why lenders and investors look for communities geared to college students: 20.5 million.  The number of students who attended higher learning last fall.

– Multi-Housing News

​As 2017 approaches the midpoint, commercial banks are among the most active lenders.

– Commercial Property Executive

​Will Baker, managing director, sheds light on student housing finance trends and previews the challenges and opportunities ahead.

– Multi-Housing News

Former CBRE SVP to Focus on Capital Markets in the Mid-Atlantic region at Walker & Dunlop.

– CoStar

Rescore Property Corp has obtained a $100 mil in construction financing for the Rise Hollywood.  Kevin O’Grady, Daniel Sheehan, and Eric McGlynn arranged the loan, which was funded through Bank of Ozarks.


Private REIT Rescore Property Corp. has scored a $100 million from Bank of the Ozarks to construct a 386-unit, high end, Hollywood apartment building, known as the Rise.

– Commercial Observer

​Walker & Dunlop structured five Freddie Mac loans and one Fannie Mae loan, totaling $190.2 million, to refinance nine California and Nevada communities held by Warmington Properties.

– Multi-Housing News

Walker & Dunlop reported a first-quarter profit gain of 180 percent and its stock has gained more than 69 percent this year.

– Phoenix Business Journal

Blackstone Mortgage Trust, a subsidiary of Blackstone, and Walker & Dunlop have entered a multifamily bridge lending JV to originate and finance multifamily loans.

– Bisnow

​Matt Naish joins Multifamily Finance group at Walker & Dunlop and will originate loans for multifamily properties using Fannie, Freddie, and HUD platforms.

– Seniors Housing Business

Walker & Dunlop met its objectives set in 2012 to become the top-five lender with Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and HUD by 2017.

– Midwest Real Estate News

Brandon Harrington and Matt Steffen, located in Walker & Dunlop’s Phoenix office, closed or locked 48 loans totaling more than $500 million in 2016.

– Phoenix Business Journal

​Walker & Dunlop has originated $183 million in loans for a pair of Washington, D.C., LEED-certified multifamily communities – Park Chelsea and 2M.

– Project Green Building

Walker & Dunlop has been named one of the best workplaces in the financial services and insurance industries by Great Place to Work and Fortune Magazine.

– Midwest Real Estate News

Livingston offers a review of the 2017 CREF/MBA Conference, themes from this past year, and the current state of the commercial real estate industry.

– Invest Florida

​Walker & Dunlop recently financed two student housing portfolios for Scion Student Communities, a joint venture among The Scion Group, GIC, and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board.

– MultifamilyBiz.com

​Michael Warren has been appointed to the board of directors of commercial lender Walker & Dunlop.  This move expands the company's board to eight directors.

– REJournals.com

​Vice President, Laura Beaton, discusses her career achievements in the commercial real estate industry.

– Real Estate Forum

​Freddie Mac Announced the 10 lenders that generated the most multifamily financing volume iwth the company in 2016.

– Multi-Housing News



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Susan Weber
Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer