Managing Director and Head of Originations
Geoff Smith is a managing director responsible for overseeing the Company's commercial property lending program and originating multifamily and commercial financing opportunities for clients nationwide. He provides floating rate first mortgage and mezzanine loans, preferred equity investments, and fixed rate CMBS in addition to Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and HUD financings. Mr. Smith is based out of Walker & Dunlop’s New York office.
Prior to joining Walker & Dunlop, Mr. Smith served as a senior executive in structured commercial real estate investment ventures for private equity firm Hudson Realty Capital. He also has experience working for various Wall Street investment banks including Natixis, Morgan Stanley, JP Morgan, and Nomura Securities. He has been responsible for originating more than $9 billion of first mortgages, B-notes, mezzanine, and preferred equity investments throughout his 22-year career.
Mr. Smith earned a Bachelor of Arts in economics and history from Duke University.