Senior Managing Director
Jeff Burns, Senior Managing Director, is responsible for new multifamily loan origination in California and the western United States, in addition to leading one of the top producing origination teams at Walker & Dunlop. He specializes in multifamily financing for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and other capital sources. Mr. Burns has over $20 billion in funding in commercial real estate transactions throughout his career.
Mr. Burns joined Walker & Dunlop in February 2009 in conjunction with the firm's acquisition of certain assets of Column Guaranteed and had previously been with Column Guaranteed since October 2005.
Prior to Walker & Dunlop, Mr. Burns worked for Deutsche Bank Berkshire Mortgage, Bank of the West, and Citibank.
Mr. Burns was the former Chairman for the California Mortgage Bankers Association and served on the Freddie Mac Advisory Council. He is also a member of the Urban Land Institute and the Bay Area Mortgage Association. Mr. Burns earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Oregon State University, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of San Francisco.