Walker & Dunlop Expands Capital Markets Team With Experienced New Recruit
BETHESDA, MD., August 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Walker & Dunlop, Inc. today announced that it has expanded its capital markets team with the addition of a senior vice president, James Shiles in the New York Desk. In his new role, Mr. Shiles will be responsible for managing, aligning and growing Walker & Dunlop’s capital markets production efforts by establishing and executing strategic priorities, information flow and effective decision making. In collaboration with Susan MelloExecutive Vice President of Capital Markets, Mr. Shiles will plan and direct key administrative, financial and operational activities.
“We are delighted to welcome James to our team,” commented Ms Mello. “His experience in managing financial and operational performance will be essential as we continue to grow the scale and reach of our Capital Markets platform.”
“Joining Walker & Dunlop was a natural next step for me,” Mr. Shiles commented. “I look forward to using my experience growing business units and associated revenues and applying it to support the growth of Walker & Dunlop’s business.”
Prior to joining Walker & Dunlop, Mr. Shiles worked at Guggenheim Partners where he helped build and manage a full-service commercial real estate lending platform. Prior to Guggenheim, he worked at Morgan Stanley, Bear Stearns and Ernst & Young.
Mr. Shiles received his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance from Long Island University and completed postgraduate courses in real estate finance at New York University.
Walker & Dunlop’s Capital Markers team has close relationships with over 350 sources of capital across the country, including banks, life insurance companies, finance companies/alternative lending sources and credit conduits. commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS). In 2021, the Capital Markets team sourced over 1,300 loans totaling nearly $30 billion from non-GSA capital providers. This vast experience has made him a leading advisor across all asset classes to many of the industry’s top developers, owners and operators. To learn more about Walker & Dunlop’s various financing options, visit our website.
About Walker & Dunlop
Walker & Dunlop (NYSE: WD) is one of the largest providers of capital to the commercial real estate industry in United States, enabling real estate owners and operators to bring their vision for communities to life – where Americans live, work, shop and play. Our people, our brand and our technology make W&D one of the most insightful and customer-focused companies in our industry. With more than 1,400 employees in all major US markets, Walker & Dunlop has consistently been named one of FortuneThe best places to work® and is committed to making the commercial real estate industry more inclusive and diverse while creating meaningful social, environmental and economic change in our communities.
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