26 Jun K&A Recruits FHA Finance Team to Walker & Dunlop
June 26, 2018 – Walker & Dunlop, Inc. announced today that it has hired David Wilkins as Managing Director and Charlie Krisfalusi as Vice President in its FHA Finance group. The team will establish Walker & Dunlop’s presence in the Detroit, Michigan market. Messrs. Wilkins and Krisfalusi are responsible for originating multifamily loans, with a focus on the Midwest region and expertise in the lending programs of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Fannie Mae, and Freddie Mac.
Executive Vice President and FHA Group Head Michelle Warner stated, “We are pleased to strengthen Walker & Dunlop’s best-in-class multifamily lending platform with the addition of David and Charlie. The team has broad experience structuring Agency loans, including an impressive depth of knowledge of HUD’s specialized products for construction, affordable, and low-income housing tax credit transactions. David and Charlie will be valuable assets to our growing FHA Finance team.”
Messrs. Wilkins and Krisfalusi have nearly four decades of combined experience in the commercial real estate industry. Prior to joining Walker & Dunlop, they originated multifamily loans at Pillar Financial, a division of SunTrust Bank. Mr. Wilkins previously was the principal of GTC Finance, Inc, a loan brokerage firm that he founded in 1995.
Walker & Dunlop was the fourth largest HUD lender in 2017. Its 2017 HUD originations totaled $1.4 billion, a 54% increase from 2016. To learn more about their HUD financing options, visit their website.