Senior Vice President and Managing Director, John Banas, brings more than 11 years of commercial real estate experience to Walker & Dunlop. Based out of the Company’s Philadelphia office, Mr. Banas is responsible for the origination and placement of debt, mezzanine debt, preferred equity, and JV equity for all property types. Mr. Banas began his career in the commercial real estate industry with a regional firm in 2005 and has since closed more than $1 billion in commercial real estate financing transactions.
Most recently, Mr. Banas was a senior vice president and director at Colliers International. Prior to his time at Colliers, he served as senior director on Marcus & Millichap Capital Corp.’s IPA Capital Markets platform. Prior to entering the commercial real estate industry, Mr. Banas owned and operated a chain of independent fitness centers in the Philadelphia Area.
Mr. Banas holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in both real estate and human resources management from Temple University. Beyond the Company, he is a member of the Mortgage Bankers Association, Urban Land Institute, the International Council of Shopping Centers, and Provident Bank’s Advisory Council.