Michael Liefer, senior vice president, is responsible for new loan origination in Walker & Dunlop’s Chicago, Illinois office. Mr. Liefer focuses on conventional multifamily and affordable housing loan originations through agency, life company, debt funds, and HUD executions.
Prior to joining Walker & Dunlop in 2011, Mr. Liefer was vice president of acquisitions for Banner Apartments, a privately owned real estate investment firm in Northbrook, IL. During his six-year tenure, Mr. Liefer was responsible for the sourcing, underwriting, and financing of multifamily properties nationwide. He also specialized in affordable housing and the acquisition of HUD Section 8 properties utilizing tax-exempt bonds and 4% LIHTC. Mr. Liefer began his career as a Series 7/63 licensed equity broker at FBR Capital Markets & Co., an Arlington, Virginia investment bank.
Mr. Liefer earned his CCIM designation in 2007 and is a licensed real estate salesperson in Illinois. HeLiefer graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing and Supply Chain Management.