Albert Rex, managing director, brings over 40 years of experience providing financing and equity solutions to commercial real estate developers and owners throughout the United States, with a focus on the Southeast region. Mr. Rex joined Walker & Dunlop in 2012 and is based in Fort Lauderdale.
Since beginning with Travelers Insurance in 1977, Mr. Rex has been involved in over 1,500 transactions totaling over $15 Billion. Mr. Rex spent the majority of his career as a managing partner with CareyKramer, a company he helped found in 1983 and solely owned from 2001 until he merged the firm with Collateral Real Estate Capital in 2005. Collateral was sold to and merged with Laureate Capital, LLC in 2007 to form Grandbridge Real Estate Capital, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of BB&T.
Mr. Rex holds a degree in finance and real estate from the University of Florida and now serves on the school’s Real Estate Advisory Board. He is also an active member of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), Urban Land Institute (ULI), International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), and National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), where he has served as President of the South Florida Chapter.