Based in Charleston, South Carolina, Walker Layne is a Senior Director of Walker & Dunlop’s Capital Markets practice with nearly two decades of fixed income and equity experience in the financial services industry. Mr. Layne is responsible for sourcing and structuring equity capital and debt financing transactions for all commercial real estate assets nationwide.
Prior to joining Walker & Dunlop, Mr. Layne was a Vice President at Medalist Capital, a commercial real estate financial services company specializing in mortgage banking, investment advisory, and defeasance services. Previously, he was part of the Prime Financing Group at Credit Suisse, where he where he was responsible for financing hedge fund portfolios and executing leveraged swap transactions across various equity products.
Mr. Layne earned a Master of Business Administration in finance from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and a Bachelor of Science in business administration and management from Appalachian State University. He serves on the board of directors for Charleston Waterkeeper, a non-profit organization created to protect and restore Charleston’s waterways.