Multifamily lender Walker & Dunlop has grown its national presence with the opening of a new office in Chicago.
Joining the company's new office are Andy Aiello and Michael Katz, who will serve as vice presidents of the office's multifamily finance group.
Prior to joining Walker & Dunlop, Aiello was a principal at Prudential Mortgage Capital Co., where he was responsible for agency, commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS), life company and balance-sheet loan originations throughout the Midwest.
Katz was previously a vice president at Column Financial Inc., a Credit Suisse Group company. Based in Chicago, he was primarily responsible for the origination of agency, CMBS and floating-rate debt, as well as the structure and placement of mezzanine debt.
SOURCE: Walker & Dunlop