Jacob Cohen, vice president, is responsible for financing income-producing properties including apartments, hotels, office, and retail in the Northeast region. Over the course of his career, Mr. Cohen has been involved with underwriting over $1 billion in transaction volume and joined Walker & Dunlop in January 2017 as a result of the Deerwood Real Estate Capital (Deerwood) acquisition.
Prior to joining Walker & Dunlop, Mr. Cohen began his career as a loan underwriter for Skycap Funding where he proposed and implemented new procedures for underwriting business loans. He later joined Lightstone Group as an acquisitions intern, then moved onto Deerwood as an underwriter. During his tenure at Deerwood, Mr. Cohen was tasked with the underwriting and placement of hundreds of loans on retail, office, industrial, multifamily, and hospitality properties throughout the United States.
Mr. Cohen received his MBA in finance from Bar Ilan University and his bachelor’s degree in liberal arts from Excelsior College.