With 25 years of industry experience and expertise in Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, HUD/FHA, CMBS, and life company lending, Mark Plenge, Managing Director, is responsible for new multifamily and commercial loan originations. His activity is primarily concentrated on the West Coast, and he specializes in the Seattle and San Francisco Bay areas.
In recent years, Mr. Plenge has closed several billion dollars in new loans for commercial property owners throughout the United States. In addition to conventional multifamily, industrial, retail, and office, his experience includes new construction take-outs, affordable housing preservation, and bridge loans through Walker & Dunlop’s proprietary bridge program for a number of clients purchasing pre-stabilized assets.
Mr. Plenge earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of Maryland at College Park, where he double-majored in international business and finance. Mr. Plenge is past-president of the Housing Industry Foundation, based in the San Francisco Bay Area.