BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE: WD) (the "Company") announced today that Douglas C. Blake has joined the Company as senior vice president of the Company's closing department. Mr. Blake will manage the department and all aspects of the loan closing process.
"We are excited to welcome Doug to our team, as we continue to grow our lending platforms and expand our national reach. Doug's many years of experience, his industry relationships and wealth of knowledge regarding Agency loans will prove to be a great asset to our clients and our company," said Walker & Dunlop Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, Deborah Wilson.
Prior to joining Walker & Dunlop, Mr. Blake served as the national head of closing and construction loan administration at Berkeley Point Capital LLC (formerly Deutsche Bank Berkshire Mortgage). Previously, he worked in in the closing and loan delivery departments at Capri Capital and earlier in his career, at Aries Capital Incorporated.
Mr. Blake received his bachelor's degree from Columbia College and his paralegal certification from Roosevelt University.Mr. Blake is based out of the Company's Bethesda office and can be reached at (301) 202-3258 or firstname.lastname@example.org. About Walker & Dunlop Through its subsidiary Walker & Dunlop, LLC, Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE: WD) is one of the leading commercial real estate finance companies in the United States, with a primary focus on multifamily lending. As a Fannie Mae DUS®, Freddie Mac Program Plus® and MAP- and LEAN-approved FHA lender, the Multifamily and FHA Finance groups are focused on lending to property owners, investors, and developers of multifamily properties across the country. Walker & Dunlop's proprietary Interim Loan Program provides financing for multifamily properties that do not currently qualify for permanent financing. The Capital Markets group specializes in financing commercial real estate for owners and investors across the United States, securing capital from large institutions such as life insurance companies, commercial banks, CMBS lenders, pension funds, and specialty finance companies. The Principal Investments group provides institutional advisory, asset management, and investment management services with respect to debt, structured debt and equity. SOURCE Walker & Dunlop