J. Jeffrey Lawrence, managing director, is responsible for originating both market rate and affordable multifamily loans. Based out of Walker & Dunlop’s Atlanta office, Mr. Lawrence and his team have a geographically diverse client base and originate loans nationwide.
Mr. Lawrence has over 25 years of real estate experience, including originating both market rate and affordable loans, underwriting, analysis, and portfolio management. Prior to Walker & Dunlop, Mr. Lawrence served as vice president at CWCapital LLC within the Agency lending division. Previously, Mr. Lawrence was a director in the Atlanta office of Prudential Huntoon Paige, where he was responsible for the origination of HUD-insured loans nationwide. Mr. Lawrence’s prior experience includes serving as director for Prudential Mortgage Capital Company (PMCC) in Chicago and Atlanta, where he generated hundreds of millions in loans across multiple platforms, including conduit, Fannie Mae, and HUD. Prior to joining PMCC, he originated loans and managed commercial real estate portfolios for NationsBank, LaSalle National Bank, and Cohen Financial.
Mr. Lawrence received a Bachelor of Arts in finance from Morehouse College and a Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.