Paul Garner, Director, is responsible for originating construction bridge, transitional bridge, permanent loans, and subordinate debt for commercial, multifamily, and hotel properties nationwide. He also focuses on securing and negotiating Joint Venture equity for opportunistic and value-add projects. Paul’s experience in capitalizing Build-for-Rent and Single-Family-Rental projects at various stages in the development cycle generates more capital markets depth in the Southeastern region and Sun Belt region.
Mr. Garner has more than ten years of experience in the commercial real estate industry and has executed in excess of $1 billion in transactions throughout his career. Before joining Walker & Dunlop in September of 2019, Mr. Garner was Vice President of Originations at 3650 REIT, an investment manager based in Miami, Florida. There, he focused on structuring and executing investments at various areas within the capital stack for all asset classes.
Mr. Garner received a bachelor’s degree in finance from Louisiana State University and a master’s degree in finance from Tulane University, where he graduated magna cum laude. He is currently an active member of several industry associations, including the Urban Land Institute (ULI), International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), and National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC).