Jeffrey Berger, Director, has over 18 years of commercial real estate experience and joined Walker & Dunlop in January 2017 as part of the Deerwood Real Estate Capital (Deerwood) acquisition. Mr. Berger specializes in multifamily, office, retail, industrial, and hospitality properties in the Midwest, focusing on Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana, and will be based out of the Company’s Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey office.
Prior to joining Deerwood as vice president, Mr. Berger was a senior originator with Harborview Capital Partners where he worked on the placement of FHA and FNMA debt for multifamily and healthcare projects. Before Harborview, Mr. Berger spent 13 years at Millennium Management and at Empire Estates Development and Management in northeast Ohio managing a 2,000-unit commercial multifamily portfolio. During his tenure, he was responsible for leasing, budgeting, cost analysis, advertising and marketing, human resources, contract negotiations, tenant retention, and capital improvements.
Jeff’s extensive background in asset/property management provides him unique insight into his clients’ needs, both from an ownership as well as a financing perspective.