As a veteran of the commercial real estate finance market, Joe Hercenberg, joined Walker & Dunlop in March 2017 as part of the Deerwood Real Estate Capital (Deerwood) acquisition. Mr. Hercenberg is responsible for providing financing solutions to commercial real estate developers and owners throughout the United States.
Prior to joining Walker & Dunlop, Mr. Hercenberg served as an originator for seven years at Deerwood, where he was involved with the origination, underwriting, and placement of over $10 billion in capital. Mr. Hercenberg specializes in all different types of debt and equity capital for deals throughout the United States, both stabilized and transitional deals. Mr. Hercenberg has closed deals in over 35 states and has a broad understanding of office, hospitality, retail, multifamily, manufactured housing, industrial, data centers, and land.
Mr. Hercenberg graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.A. in Business Administration from Fairleigh Dickinson University, with a specialty in finance.
Beyond the company, Mr. Hercenberg is involved with over 50+ charitable non-profit organizations, both financially and through volunteering. He serves as a member of the Board of Directors for Manhattan Jewish Experience and regularly speaks publicly at schools and events, about his views on philanthropy. In addition, Mr. Hercenberg regularly travels oversees to third world countries, taking families grocery shopping; and is especially passionate about orphans and widows. He has received three awards at New York City Gala Dinners, where he was the honoree: Jewish People’s Choice Awards (from Chabad Manhattan), Community Service Award (from Manhattan Jewish Experience), and Good Heart Award (from Yeshiva of Teaneck).