Washington, D.C. – January 17, 2019 – Berkadia today announced the addition of Managing Director Bob Ryan to its Washington, D.C. mortgage banking team, where he will focus on agency lending. Ryan will report to Senior Managing Director J. Tyler Blue.
“With over 30 years of experience, Bob brings a depth of experience, particularly with Fannie Mae, that will make him a tremendous asset to our team,” said Blue. “Agency lending will continue to be a major factor in the financing market in 2020 and we’re excited to have Bob on board to help us continue to leverage those relationships to provide the best solutions for our clients.”
Ryan joins Berkadia from M&T Bank, where he was a Senior Managing Director and responsible for the origination of $11 billion in agency loans. He was consistently a top agency producer and recognized as a President Award winner. In addition, he helped to develop innovative arrangements with Fannie Mae and HFF to enhance lending relationships.
“Berkadia is consistently one of Fannie Mae’s top DUS lenders and in joining the team, I am eager to help continue to grow and strengthen that relationship,” said Ryan. “I look forward to putting my background to work together with Berkadia’s experienced D.C. team to provide best-in-class financing solutions for clients nationwide.”
Prior to M&T Bank, Ryan was the Chief Production Officer at Walker and Dunlop, where he led a team of ten in nationwide Fannie Mae and mortgage banking activity, enabling Walker and Dunlop to achieve Top Ten Fannie Mae production status year over year. He also spent time at Greystone & Co. Inc, Fleet Bank and HSBC/Marine Midland. He received a B.A. in international studies from College of the Holy Cross.