BETHESDA, Md., March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE: WD) (the "Company") announced today that it was named the 10th largest commercial real estate lender and 3 rd largest multifamily lender in the United States in 2012 by the Mortgage Bankers Association ("MBA") Annual Origination Rankings. "Walker & Dunlop's dramatic growth over the past five years has positioned us as one of the largest providers of capital to commercial real estate in the country along with the very largest commercial banks and insurance companies," stated Willy Walker, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "In our industry scale matters, and our scale translates into a broader service offering for our clients and better execution on the transactions we finance. We are honored and excited to be recognized as such a significant player in our industry." The Mortgage Bankers Association also recognized Walker & Dunlop as the 9 th largest servicer of commercial/multifamily properties in 2012. 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. 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 Proprietary Capital group develops new financial products and provides institutional advisory, asset management, and investment management services with respect to debt, structured debt and equity, including interim financing. Walker & Dunlop, LLC has over 400 employees located in 21 offices nationwide. More information about the Company can be found at www.walkerdunlop.com. SOURCE Walker & Dunlop, Inc.