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Reopening America, with CO Governor Jared Polis

June 1, 2020

Reopening America, with CO Governor Jared Polis

Jared Polis

Governor of Colorado

Walker & Dunlop’s CEO, Willy Walker, and guest, Governor Polis discuss reopening America during the COVID-10 crisis.

Watch the replay of Walker & Dunlop’s Walker Webcast, featuring the governor of Colorado, Jared Polis.

Watch the webcast - Reopening America

Walker & Dunlop’s CEO, Willy Walker, and Governor Polis discussed numerous topics, including:

  • How apartment owners and operators are, and will be, handling rent collections and evictions
  • What a successful reopening looks like
  • Balancing the economic consequences of the pandemic with health and safety considerations
  • How government leaders can utilize available data to plan reopening
  • Testing, hospital preparedness, and supply distribution in Colorado

A bit about each speaker:

Willy Walker
Willy Walker

Willy Walker is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Walker & Dunlop. Under Mr. Walker’s leadership, Walker & Dunlop has grown from a small, family-owned business to become one of the largest commercial real estate finance companies in the United States. With a $32B transaction volume in 2019, Walker & Dunlop is ranked top three with Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and HUD.

Governor Jared Polis photo
Governor Jared Polis

Governor Jared Polis is an entrepreneur, education leader, and public servant. After launching several successful companies, Governor Polis committed himself to making sure other Coloradans had the opportunity to pursue their dreams through founding schools for at-risk students and new immigrants and started nonprofits to help veterans. Prior to serving as Governor, Polis served on the State Board of Education and represented Colorado's 2nd Congressional district.

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