Located in Walker & Dunlop’s Tampa office and with more than 14 years of experience in commercial real estate lending, Director, Vice President, focuses on providing customized financing solutions to owners and operators of commercial real estate properties across the United States.
Prior to joining Walker & Dunlop, Mr. Hessam was an associate director at MetLife Real Estate Investors, where he was responsible for originating, underwriting, and structuring high-quality commercial loans, totaling more than $725 million with a focus on Florida and Puerto Rico markets. His responsibilities also included portfolio surveillance and loan workouts.
Mr. Hessam earned a Bachelor of Science in real estate from Florida State University and is a licensed real estate sales associate in Florida.
Mr. Hessam serves on the advisory board for The Society of Real Estate Professionals (SOREP), a non-profit organization whose mission is to support local universities through annual scholarships and grants to students pursuing careers in real estate. He also serves on the Florida State University Real Estate Trends Conference Committee and is the chairperson for the International Council of Shopping Centers’ West Florida Idea Exchange.