Hunt Mortgage Group Hires Paul Weissman to Head Originations for Affordable Housing
Joins the Hunt Team in Denver, Colorado
New York, NY — July 23, 2015 — Hunt Mortgage Group, a commercial real estate lender, announced today that Paul Weissman has been hired to lead the firm’s Affordable Housing Originations effort. As a Senior Managing Director, Weissman will be tasked with building and leading the affordable housing originations team from the Firm’s Denver office.
Hunt Mortgage Group is long-established in the affordable housing debt and equity finance markets, having sourced and originated affordable loans since the 1980’s.
“As the affordable multifamily housing market continues to grow, Hunt Mortgage Group is well-positioned to offer our clients an extensive variety of financing products to help them expand their businesses,” noted Chris Hunt, acting President of Hunt Mortgage Group. The firm offers debt for both conventional and affordable multifamily properties and is uniquely positioned in the multifamily space with more than four decades of experience. Today, Hunt Mortgage Group is structured to maximize efficiencies with dedicated underwriting teams to support its affordable, conventional, and small balance lending businesses.
Weissman comes to Hunt Mortgage Group from Dougherty & Company/Dougherty Mortgage where he was a Senior Vice President. Prior to that, he was a Vice President at PNC Financial Service, and the first person to originate for both debt and equity platforms.
“Paul is an experienced and highly successful affordable housing finance executive who is adept at placing a variety of agency products for both debt and equity,” added Hunt. “We are excited to have his expertise and leadership as we are poised for tremendous growth. He offers the depth, geographic coverage, and increased capabilities to provide our clients with a wide variety of debt products that meet the needs of local developers or national institutional investors.”
Earlier in his career Weissman served as Director, Senior Vice President at Credit Suisse/Column Financial, Vice President at Newman & Associates, Inc., and Director at Simpson Housing Solutions, LLC. He earned a B.A. in Foreign Language & Literature from Lewis & Clark College, an MBA from the University of Colorado Graduate School of Business, and a JD from the University of Colorado School of Law. Weissman is fluent in written and spoken French, proficient in written and spoken Russian, and proficient in spoken Mandarin Chinese.
About Hunt Mortgage Group
Hunt Mortgage Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hunt Companies, Inc., is a market leader focused on financing commercial real estate throughout the United States. The Company finances all types of multifamily properties (including small balance), affordable housing, manufactured housing, healthcare/senior living, office, retail, industrial, and self-storage facilities nationwide. It offers Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, HUD/FHA in addition to its own proprietary loan products. The Company maintains a servicing portfolio of $11 billion. Headquartered in New York City, Hunt Mortgage Group is comprised of 139 employees located in 16 locations throughout the United States. To learn more about Hunt Mortgage Group, visit www.huntmortgagegroup.com.