Executive Vice President, Affordable Equity
Katie Balderrama is an Executive Vice President of Affordable Equity at Walker & Dunlop. In her role, she oversees LIHTC production, acquisitions, and asset management for the Alliant team. Ms. Balderrama has 19 years of LIHTC and affordable housing experience.
Prior to this role, Ms. Balderrama was Alliant Capital’s General Counsel for nearly nine years, where she and the legal team provided legal support to all of Alliant’s business units, including oversight of the legal integrity of each investment and collaborating with the executive team to design and implement process improvement initiatives.
Before joining Alliant Capital, Ms. Balderrama practiced complex business litigation, including affordable housing, real estate, and securities litigation at international law firms Mayer Brown LLP and Crowell & Moring LLP. Her practice focused on complex financial cases such as securities, corporate, partnership, fiduciary disputes, class actions, and intellectual property litigation.
Ms. Balderrama obtained her Juris Doctorate from Loyola Law School of Los Angeles, where she graduated as valedictorian, and her Bachelor of Arts from Loyola Marymount University. She studied classical voice in college and now enjoys singing with community groups such as Loyola Marymount’s Concert Choir and the Los Angeles Cathedral Choir.