Press release

January 11, 2024

Walker & Dunlop Investment Sales Team Grows North Carolina Platform With New Managing Director

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Walker & Dunlop, Inc. announced today that it has expanded its Carolinas Investment Sales team with the addition of Managing Director Michael Saclarides. He will be focused on Walker & Dunlop's multifamily institutional brokerage activities in Charlotte and the Carolinas. Joining him is Devin Bryan, who also joins Walker & Dunlop from Cushman & Wakefield and will work as a director on the team.

Based out of the Charlotte office, Saclarides will lead Walker & Dunlop sales efforts, working alongside existing team members Fletcher Dunn, Teddy Szyperski, and Kevin Conners and reporting to Executive Vice President Kris Mikkelsen.

"I am thrilled to welcome Michael on board and am eager to witness the expansion of our positioning and market share throughout the Carolina markets," added Mikkelsen. "This presents a monumental opportunity, and the competitive landscape is primed for our success!"

Saclarides was born and raised in Charlotte. Prior to joining Walker & Dunlop, he was a senior director at Cushman & Wakefield. Before that, he was at Eastdil Secured in New York City, where he worked on more than $14 billion in capital markets transactions. He began his career with JLL in Hong Kong, working on the commercial markets team.

Saclarides holds a BA from UNC Chapel Hill and an MBA in Real Estate Finance from The McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin.

Walker & Dunlop is a leader in multifamily property sales, having completed nearly $6 billion in property sales volume through September 30, 2023. The firm is also one of the top providers of capital to the U.S. multifamily market. Over the same period, Walker & Dunlop originated almost $18 billion in debt financing volume, including lending nearly $15 billion for multifamily properties. To learn more about our capabilities and financing options, visit our website.

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