John E Gilmore, IV joined Walker & Dunlop in 2018 as a Managing Director in the company’s Multifamily Finance group. He brings more than 15 years of commercial real estate experience focused on the development and financing of affordable housing. Mr. Gilmore has closed over 100 multifamily transactions throughout his career, which have helped to create and renovate over 22,000 units totaling more than $2 billion of debt originations. He is also highly experienced in complex deal structures including structured credit facilities, tax-exempt and taxable bonds, and federal and state tax credits.
Prior to joining Walker & Dunlop, Mr. Gilmore served as a Senior Vice President in the Community Development and Investment group within KeyBank Real Estate Capital. In 2015, KeyBank appointed him to the management team tasked with expanding the bank’s affordable housing lending activity to all 50 states. In this capacity, he was consistently the top debt originator and helped to establish KeyBank as the #3 affordable housing lender in the country.
Mr. Gilmore attended Morehouse College where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in finance and a minor in economics with Cum Laude honors. Beyond the company, he is a member of the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Affordable Rental Housing Advisory Council, the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Affordable & Workforce Housing Product Council, and the Real Estate Executive Council (REEC).