Corporate Responsibility The Walker Way

Walker & Dunlop looks beyond commercial real estate by delivering real environmental, social, and economic value to our clients, our employees, our communities, and our shareholders.


Walker & Dunlop is focused on minimizing our environmental impact. We are committed to remaining carbon neutral each year and will offset 100% of our GhG emissions on an annual basis. Our Environmental Policy describes our sustainability efforts and commitments to creating a positive impact on the environment.

Our Environmental Commitment  

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At Walker & Dunlop we strive to be a great place to work for all. We treat all individuals with respect and dignity and create opportunities for them to develop and thrive, both personally and professionally. We are committed to positively impacting the communities that we finance and have aligned our national charitable partnerships with our passion for housing, while supporting our employees in philanthropic endeavors that are meaningful to them.


Walker & Dunlop has an eight-member Board of Directors with a diverse set of backgrounds and expertise. 75% of our Directors are independent, including our Lead Director. We conduct our business activities and transactions with the highest level of integrity and ethical standards.

Our ESG Goals

At the end of 2020, we set specific ESG-related goals as a subset of our five-year strategic growth plan, the Drive to ‘25

  • Continue to neutralize our Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions each year

  • Reduce GHG emissions by 50% from 2019 levels on a peremployee basis

  • Increase the proportion of women and minorities in management positions to 35% and 20%, respectively

  • Increase the proportion of women and minorities among top company earners to 15% each

  • Donate 1% of pre-tax profits to charitable organizations

  • Originate $60 billion of affordable lending (cumulative over the next five years)


Giving Back

At Walker & Dunlop, our business touches communities across the U.S., and giving back to these communities is an integral part of our culture. Our passion for housing is rooted in our operations, and we align our charitable commitments with the mission of ending homelessness nationwide. 

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) is at the core of our efforts to being a leader in the ESG space. We want to change the face of commercial real estate and are committed to building a pipeline of diverse talent for both Walker & Dunlop and the CRE industry. 

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Company Culture

Walker & Dunlop is a large company with a small company feel, which has helped us gain consistent recognition as a Great Place to Work® by FORTUNE Magazine and The Washington Post.

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We are working to be a more diverse and inclusive company and change the face of commercial real estate finance in the coming decades. We can and will do more.

Willy Walker

Chairman and CEO // WALKER & DUNLOP

Board of Directors

Whether you are an investor or valued client, these are just some of the people who oversee and influence everything we do for you.

Meet the team