Walker & Dunlop Announces Promotion of Howard Smith to President, effective on April 27, 2015
Apr 20 15
Walker & Dunlop, Inc. announced the promotion of its Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Howard Smith to President, effective on April 27, 2015. Mr. Smith has been with the company for 34 years, holding a number of different roles, most recently that of Chief Operating Officer. As President, Mr. Smith will be responsible for all loan origination activities of the Company and will continue to serve on the Walker & Dunlop board.
Walker & Dunlop Closes USD 670 Million Loan
Apr 7 15
Walker & Dunlop, Inc. announced that it has originated USD 670 million in senior housing loans that are secured by a New Senior Investment Group Inc. 52-property portfolio. Loans were structured as seven-year adjustable rate mortgages under the Freddie Mac Seller/Servicer Program. The deal funded the refinancing of 35 assets plus the acquisition of 17 new properties. The portfolio included memory care, independent living and assisted living facilities, located in 19 states with the highest concentrations in Florida, North Carolina, New Hampshire and Utah.
Walker & Dunlop, Inc. Appoints Thomas Toland as Senior Vice President of Multifamily Finance, New York
Feb 17 15
Walker & Dunlop, Inc. announced that Thomas Toland joined the company as senior vice president of Multifamily Finance and will be based out of Walker & Dunlop's New York office. Prior to joining Walker & Dunlop, Mr. Toland served as vice president at Berkadia where he financed $1 billion of commercial real estate debt and equity transactions and $750 million in Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae multifamily transactions. Previously, Mr. Toland served as general counsel and one of the original shareholders during the foundation of Spring Bank in New York Citywhere he supervised all legal issues for the bank development group.
Walker & Dunlop, Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended December 31, 2014; Announces Net Write-Offs for the Fourth Quarter Ended December 31, 2014
Feb 12 15
Walker & Dunlop, Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported total revenues of $112,598,000 compared to $85,470,000 a year ago. Income from operations was $26,577,000 compared to $17,951,000 a year ago. Net income was $16,251,000 or $0.50 per diluted share compared to $11,206,000 or $0.33 per diluted share a year ago. Return on equity (annualized) was 15% compared to 11% a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $23,406,000 compared to $17,904,000 a year ago. Adjusted diluted EPS was $0.50 compared to $0.33 a year ago. Adjusted net income was $16,251,000 compared to $11,430,000 a year ago. Adjusted income from operations was $26,577,000 compared to $18,314,000 a year ago. Revenue growth was driven by record origination volume including significant increases in lending with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
For the year, the company reported total revenues of $360,772,000 compared to $319,039,000 a year ago. Income from operations was $83,912,000 compared to $66,787,000 a year ago. Net income was $51,422,000 or $1.58 per diluted share compared to $41,530,000 or $1.21 per diluted share a year ago. Return on equity (annualized) was 13% compared to 11% a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $84,805,000 compared to $56,783,000 a year ago. The year-over-year increase was primarily a result of the $13.8 million increase in loan origination fees, an $8.2 million growth in servicing revenues, a $10.0 million increase in net warehouse and interim loan interest income and a decrease in net write offs of $3.9 million, partially offset by commissions and variable compensation increases. Adjusted diluted EPS was $1.59 compared to $1.28 a year ago. Adjusted net income was $51,736,000 compared to $43,968,000 a year ago. Adjusted income from operations was $84,421,000 compared to $70,738,000 a year ago.
For the quarter, the company reported net write-offs of $506,000 compared to $982,000 a year ago.
Walker & Dunlop, Inc. to Report Q4, 2014 Results on Feb 12, 2015
Jan 15 15
Walker & Dunlop, Inc. announced that they will report Q4, 2014 results at 8:30 AM, US Eastern Standard Time on Feb 12, 2015