Brian Casey, senior vice president, is head of the company’s Mid-Atlantic Capital Markets team and is responsible for managing the Company’s balance sheet investments for its; Bridge Loan Program that provides interim financing solutions for multifamily acquisitions, renovations and lease-up. In leading the Mid-Atlantic Capital Markets team, Mr. Casey is responsible for managing the financing professionals who work to structure and place debt on office buildings, retail centers, hotels, and multifamily properties throughout the region.
Prior to joining Walker & Dunlop, Mr. Casey was managing director and head of real estate debt strategies with MetLife Real Estate Investments. He was responsible for the domestic and international commercial mortgage lending platform that originated $9.6 billion of mortgage loans in 2012 for a $43 billion general account portfolio. Prior to that, Mr. Casey was in charge of MetLife’s Mid-Atlantic debt, equity and joint venture general account investments.
Mr. Casey earned his Master of Business Administration in finance & investments with a concentration in real estate finance from The George Washington University in Washington, DC, and dual bachelor’s degrees in business and psychology with minor concentrations in economics and accounting from The University of Pittsburgh, where he graduated Cum Laude. Beyond the company, Mr. Casey is an active member of the Washington, DC ULI Advisory Board, and is a frequent panelist at MBA, CREFC, ULI and various industry events.