Press Release

Loan Originator with Affordable Housing Expertise Joins Walker & Dunlop

Company Release - 4/13/2017 6:28 AM ET

BETHESDA, Md., April 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE: WD) (the "Company") announced today that Matt Naish has joined its Multifamily Finance group as senior vice president. Based out of the Company's San Francisco, California office, Mr. Naish will use Walker & Dunlop's strong relationships with Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to originate multifamily loans.

"Walker & Dunlop's position as a top-five lender with Fannie Mae (#2 in 2016), Freddie Mac (#3 in 2016), and HUD (#4 in 2016) allows us to attract talented originators like Matt who will help us continue to grow our multifamily presence across the country," commented Executive Vice President, Don King. "Over his career, Matt has developed tremendous relationships in the multifamily finance space. His specialization in affordable housing finance makes him particularly valuable to the Company at a time when the Agencies are more focused than ever on finding ways to expand this underserved sector of the market. We are very excited to welcome Matt to the team!"  

Prior to joining Walker & Dunlop, Mr. Naish was director of affordable housing finance at Berkeley Point Capital. He previously held multiple roles with HUD, where he developed an expertise in affordable housing policy and FHA multifamily products. In his most recent position at HUD as senior advisor to the deputy assistant for multifamily housing programs, Mr. Naish was involved in national policy and reorganization efforts.

About Walker & Dunlop
Walker & Dunlop (NYSE: WD), headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, is one of the largest commercial real estate services and finance companies in the United States providing financing and investment sales to owners of multifamily and commercial properties. Walker & Dunlop, which is included in the S&P SmallCap 600 Index, has over 550 professionals in 28 offices across the nation with an unyielding commitment to client satisfaction.

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